Fall Is Coming to My Garden


Having just turned to the September pages of our household calendars, I am reminded that cooler fall weather is not far off. What’s also not far off for me is a week-long trip to California. Out of town trips often spur me to tidy up around the house and garden, taking care of chores I’ve

Garlic Chives Blooming Now

Now that the searing summer heat has left Fort Worth for good – and about time too – my garden is slowly recovering. It was definitely a season of hanging on to what can survive. Many things that usually bloom in summer failed altogether this year. One herb that is blooming late is my garlic chives.

Pearls of Wisdom

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

— Jack London


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