Category: Gardening

The Forgiveness of the Yard, January Blooms and a New Camera Lens, Oh My!

The Forgiveness of the Yard, January Blooms and a New Camera Lens, Oh My!

Our January blooms are sprawling wildly, bursting with color, ignoring the season, crowding each other and competing for Most Beautiful.

Late-Season Blooms & Haiku

Late-Season Blooms & Haiku

Reinforcing my benign neglect this year, the greenery of Glover Gardens has gifted us with unexpected late-November blooms.

Have Some Weed, Butterfly!

Have Some Weed, Butterfly!

Butterflies, butterfly weed, and a caterpillar relocation project. It’s never a dull moment at Glover Gardens.

Happy Earth Day, and Have You Thought About Bees?

Happy Earth Day, and Have You Thought About Bees?

Although every day should be Earth Day, it’s cool that we have a day to heighten awareness and reflect on doing a better job caring for our world. Checking on the Earth Day happenings at EarthDay.org, I found that one of the ongoing ecological campaigns […]

Glover Gardens 2019 Orange Harvest: A Bushel and a Peck

Glover Gardens 2019 Orange Harvest: A Bushel and a Peck

The 2019 orange harvest at Glover Gardens … sunshine in a glass.

Lordy, Lord Baltimore!

Lordy, Lord Baltimore!

A digital postcard from Glover Gardens with scarlet Lord Baltimore blooms.

Two-Fer Spring Blooms at Glover Gardens

Two-Fer Spring Blooms at Glover Gardens

A rare gift as an early Mothers Day treat: the Easter Lilies and Amaryllis blooming at the same time.

Jasmine, the Calming Smell of Spring

Jasmine, the Calming Smell of Spring

Glover Gardens is an aromatherapy district with an abundance of jasmine this spring.

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

An Easter message and a luscious red rose from Glover Gardens.

The Yard Misses You! (says the Grill-Meister)

The Yard Misses You! (says the Grill-Meister)

Photos from home keep me grounded in Glover Gardens when I travel.

The Don Juan Rose

The Don Juan Rose

A single red rose is a star at Glover Gardens.

Days of Wine and Roses

Days of Wine and Roses

Roses and vineyards go together like…wine and roses.

Tom’s Spicy Tomato Juice

Tom’s Spicy Tomato Juice

Spicy homemade tomato juice is easy to make and good for you! Just add vodka for the perfect Bloody Mary.

Moonlight Citrus Harvest Haiku

Moonlight Citrus Harvest Haiku

A cold snap in Southeast Texas forces a moonlight citrus harvest and inspires a haiku.

Haiku: After the Rain

Haiku: After the Rain

Nature’s resilience inspires me to write haiku.

If a Tree Falls on the House, Does Anyone Hear It?

If a Tree Falls on the House, Does Anyone Hear It?

Glover Gardens had a rainy day Monday, complete with falling trees. No worries, we will rise again.


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