"We call them rain lilies here in E. Tx. They will only bloom after a rain fall. I have never been able to get them to bloom otherwise. And I have tried different fertilizers to see if I could, no luck.
Jan-One more group to join-my "Sage Gardening Tips" I have a discussion that tells what products that i use-one very important one is the solution to the "Black spot" It is an organic spray that takes care of diseases, insects, mites and anything that attacks the rose leaves. I have been using it gor 4 years and as you can see in some of my photos-the leaves are green and healthy. They are worth if-if only for the sweet memories.
Daddieo aka Jim also writes some wonderful posts on it as do others.
Thanks Jan for joining my "Handicap Gardening" group
Here is a "Moondance for you" This afternoon after the sun was at the other side of my house-I got some amazing photos of him-perfect soft lighting. You are the first to see this one-I have dozens like it-different poses-I am beginning to really like this rose,
Neat that you know someone in this little town--now you know 2! Talihina is in sore need of garden, especially flowers. You mostly only see flowers when the grass weeeds bloom. I've spent this spring/summer just with privet bushes, about 200 of them, watering and weeding. They are the best bushes, they love attention and have such individual personalities! :D
Hi Jann I just got in from outside. I have been playing in the dirt digging trenches to lay down drip irrigation pipe to my trees. I still have 3 more to do. I got to get some lunch. You have some great Pictures.
"I would also feel really lost in such a bleak environment. We were in Germany across the street from the barracks in 1972 living in German rental housing. Lots of chain link & barb wire for a view. Wouldn't want to be stationed in the…"