Spicebush – Lindera benzoin, This is another wonderful American native shrub. This is one of its nicest times of year with that wonderful clear yellow fall color. It colors up and drops its leaves fairly early. The plant in from of me and to my right is a Fothergilla – Gardenii that is still quite(…)
Composting Part 2 – Moisture Levels, Volume, Temperature and Bins., Composting temperature, moisture levels, volume of material, and types of compost bins are explained by Abigail A. Maynard of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Part 2 of Composting 101.
6 Plants for Late Fall and Early Winter Interest in the Garden, There are a whole suite of plants that hold onto their leaves for a long time and color up late in the fall. This adds to the late fall and early winter interest in the garden. I’m kneeling next to one of these(…)
art tip for painting wildflowers, at Art Road Studio, Austin Texas, Sometimes I like to paint the background a dark color so the colorful wildflowers almost jump off the canvas. …come paint wildflowers. here’s the art studio website link https://artroadstudio.com/schedule/
Texas Wildflowers, “Wildflowers” by Tom Petty, Lyrics below: You belong among the wildflowers You belong in a boat out at sea Sail away, kill off the hours You belong somewhere you feel free Run away, find you a lover Go away somewhere bright and new I have seen no other Who compares with you You(…)
Composting Part3 – Soil pH, Soil Density, Compost vs Lime & Fertilizer, The effects of compost on soil pH, soil density, and how compost compares with lime and fertilizer for garden yields are covered by Abigail Maynard of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.