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An Herbal Miracle

Usually when I try to grow herbs, they come to a bad end. a) Too much sun, so they scorch on the first hot, sunny day. Or, b) The pots tip over, blocking the plant from the sprinklers, and they … Continue reading

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In Memory: A Bluebonnet Anniversary

oem>This post originally appeared on this blog On October 18, 2010. I re-post it in loving memory of Brent’s dad, Dr. Arnold Johnson, who has been gone for eight years now. One of the most distinctive symbols of Texas, besides … Continue reading

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FrankenSquash

Show of hands: who’s glad to have some warm days mixed into each week? Yep, spring is in the air. My optimistic self drools over seed packets, planning what yummy things I’ll grow this year. But now, while we’re waiting … Continue reading

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Waste Not. . .

I grow carrots in my little backyard veggie garden. In the last three years I haven’t had to buy carrot seeds… I let the carrots provide them for me. Here’s the top-secret, fancy-schmancy procedure… 1. Plant a lot of carrot … Continue reading

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