My Bay Laurel Victory


Last week I managed to get out in the garden and complete a rather difficult task. My bay laurel tree had slowly grown to a prodigious size since I planted it 8-10 years ago. The glossy branches were healthy and wonderful but they were crowding their neighbors and threatening to dominate the front yard. It

Signs of Spring

Despite the unexpected freezing weather we’ve had here in Fort Worth over the last six weeks, spring has finally and truly arrived. The birds have returned and are staking out nesting territories. Each morning as I go out to get the paper I hear the cardinals, mourning doves, and mockingbirds making their presence known. As