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Weekend Gardener: Save your houseplants from cat-astrophe

Austin (KXAN)- The Weekend Gardener gives you a little tip on keeping your indoor kitty happy, healthy and away from your houseplants!

When kitty is craving greens, grow a pot of cat grass for him to munch on. 20 more words


Birthing Cora -or- Welcoming a New Penname into the Fold

After a very fruitful week of writing on The Hushing Days (averaged just over 700 words a day), I am hoping to redirect a few of my professional labors this afternoon into my new gardening blog. 231 more words


Luna Has Calmed Down

Luna has calmed down so much I think Leo must have successfully bred her. She hasn’t had any of the freak outs and circle runs and loud grunting noises since being bred. 496 more words


Big Allotment Challenge 2015 Ep.5

It’s the semi-final of The Big Allotment Challenge hosted by Fern Britton, and just five gardeners remain.

In the grow challenge, former royal gardener Jim Buttress tasks the amateurs with growing and showing okra, which usually grow in tropical climes. 48 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge--"Depth"

The topic of the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Depth. Three photographs of my garden in my files caught my attention in thinking about that topic: 64 more words


Growing Vegetables in February

This might make me sound a bit sad, but this time of year is the first happy time of the year for me. Now is the anticipation of the year ahead and the chance to start sowing the seeds and starting them off. 214 more words


Roses and Zucchini

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may
Old Time is still a-flying
And this same rose that smiles today
Tomorrow may be dying
Robert Herrick

Cos if you don’t gather ‘em, you may get a fright, thinking they’re an animal, and find your zukes have become marrows….