Some Days, You’re the Windshield; Some Days, You’re the Bug (and How the Rose Helped)
It’s Not Easy Being Green
Frogs can and do freeze, including their hearts, and then thaw and get right back to living their everyday froggy life when it warms up. We’re doing the renewal pruning at Glover Gardens in our own efforts to get our green back.
From Mud to Flowers
You never know what you’ll find here on the pages of Glover Gardens, “a multi-faceted blog for multi-faceted people”.
A Beauty in My Backyard
A forgotten beauty showed its face in my backyard a few weeks ago, as this gorgeous walking iris woke up and bloomed for the first time in years.
The Easter Butterfly
And then, all of the sudden, it flew away, wafting on the breeze high above the cypress trees, its wings fluttering a timeless message: fear not, only believe.
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
Reinforcing my benign neglect this year, the greenery of Glover Gardens has gifted us with unexpected late-November blooms.
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?
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
Lordy, Lord Baltimore!
A digital postcard from Glover Gardens with scarlet Lord Baltimore blooms.
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
Glover Gardens is an aromatherapy district with an abundance of jasmine this spring.
The Yard Misses You! (says the Grill-Meister)
The Don Juan Rose
Days of Wine and Roses
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
A cold snap in Southeast Texas forces a moonlight citrus harvest and inspires a haiku.