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A few weeks ago, I had occasion to take a peek at my neighbors' gorgeous back yard. We were doing a one-day dog-sitting stint for their beautiful and very well-mannered golden retriever. I could go on and on about how wonderful this particular dog is, but I'll save my comments about Molly for…Continue
Although one of my 2013 New Year's resolutions was to become more active, I had not started doing too much in the way of dedicated exercise until last weekend. Yes, I know, I'm six weeks late as it is mid-February!
At any rate, my boyfriend, Mike, and I decided to take a Saturday morning walk in the neighborhood to kick-start our hopefully "routine" fitness routine. It was quite gray and chilly here in North Texas, but the brisk…
Covered sago palm during first freeze in North Texas - 2012.
'Tis the season to preserve and protect your plants!
Even those of us who live in areas of mild winters should take heed and protect our tender perennials and otherwise delicate outdoor plantings when the cold winds blow our way. Living on the cusp of Zones 7b & 8a I have been fortunate to salvage a few of my prized plants during frost and freeze snaps…