"@Cathy...I think maybe I will have to get some sort of fencing up. My deer are eating everything that is popping up. But I do love to watch them. Don't have a fountain but several bird baths they they empty every day."
"Question: I have two (free) manure options: quail manure or horse. I have some ok soil, some hard clay and some pretty good soil. No one has gardened on this land so I'm starting from, pardon the expression - scratch.
"I hear you, Lynda, regarding getting out in the garden whenever you can. Sorry to hear you are dealing with some health issues but it looks like you don't let that get in the way of creating beauty in your garden."
"Charlotte, I do feel blessed that my husband shares my passion for gardening. Your harsh climate in Oklahoma does make it especially challenging for you, but I'm guessing it also makes gardening even more rewarding when your efforts pay off."
"Well, you are lucky that your husband enjoys gardening with you. My husband keeps telling me that I'm never finished and he's right; I will continue to add beds because I enjoy lush landscapes. Living in Oklahoma is tough…"