Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mrs. Feeny & the Grubby Garden Gang Have Arrived!

There she is, Mrs. Feeny. There they are, Kelly, Sara, Brad, Josh, and Buddy. I waited for them to arrive, and they finally did–in my new book, Mrs. Feeny and the Grubby Garden Gang.             … Continue reading

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Love That Purple!

What IS that purple flower? Many have inquired after seeing it on my website (  It’s Verbena rigida, a traveling, drought tolerant, long-blooming perennial. I call it the short cousin of Verbena bonariensis. If you like the look of it … Continue reading

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The Brilliance of Orioles

Isn’t this Hooded Oriole beautiful? (Or, it could very well be an Altamira Oriole way out of its south Texas range.) We have a pair of Bullock’s Orioles as well. All hang out in the Western half of the U.S., … Continue reading

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