Category Archives: Drought

summer lavender

Does anything smell better than a summer stroll through lavender? It’s taken a learning curve for me to grow it—bright sunlight and the right kind of soil. It likes its own space, doesn’t like to be crowded into a pot … Continue reading

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Summer garden envy

  A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. ~ Gertrude Jekyll I envy people who live in other regions of the country who don’t … Continue reading

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All the leaves are brown

All over the state of California the drought is taking its toll on the flora, leaving trees and shrubberies, flowers and plants, dying alongside roadways and hillsides.. The lack of water is stressing them out causing their thirsty condition to become vulnerable to attack by … Continue reading

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Gardening during the drought

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Sometimes I think I need my head examined for trying to have a garden during a drought. Everything’s so brown and some days I … Continue reading

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