"Thanks for trying, Doris. I got the answer from one of my Master Gardeners. It's known as Devil's Claw or Unicorn Plant, Proboscidea fragrans. When the pod is mature it splits, curls and assumes a curious shape that…"
"My hummer numbers have grown greatly in the last 4 days. Can't even count them anymore. I'm sure there are more than a dozen. They've almost reached the stage where they quite fighting. I need to get some pics…"
Always happy to have another TX gardener as a friend! Quite a garden ya got there! I like you're old mail Jeep, by the way. I drive an old Jeep myself. I want to get my Master Gardener's Cert. I saw that you are a MG, so maybe you could tell me how to go about getting it?
Charlie - I saw your post saying gout was slowing you down - I only have gout in 1 toe butinstead of the prescription medicine (which gave me dry mouth) I am taking a time release black cherry extract tablet and it is working great! Just wondered if you had tried cherry extract , or tablets or pure juice or dried cherries!
"I grow them in two spots under my eaves here in the Pacific NW. They moved themselves by reseeding out from under the roof! The happier of the two likes dry, hot but afternoon shade. I cut them back after flowering & they grew new leaves again…"