Rufus and the Pretend Prairie

Seed sowing in Salvisa, Kentucky. December 14, 2011. Today, our pretend prairie celebrates the fifth anniversary of its first seed sowing. The prairie is our beautiful baby, and I don’t worry with ...

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The Monsters Among Us

He’s holding a daisy, his maker cobbled him together from unnatural things – and nobody can predict when he’s going to lose it and create much badness! Happy Halloween. I hope to ...

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The Payoff

The tree form of serviceberry (likely Amelanchier ‘Autumn Brilliance’) lines a path. It has a graceful habit, early bloom, delicious edible berries that birds also love, and it’s drought-tolerant and can thrive ...

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Urban prairie envy

I’m not the owner of this house, nor am I the designer of the pictured front yard, but I do admire  the knowledge,  commitment and creativity of whoever made this garden. I ...

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We’re Flinging in Toronto!

2008 Garden Blog Flingers in Austin Waaaay back in 2008 this group of gardenbloggers got together for the first time in Austin for the first Garden Blogger Fling to party and see gardens. ...

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