In my yard, fruit on the tangerine tree is coloring up nicely and those outside fruit that are more exposed are ready to eat. The only way to tell when fruit is ready is by tasting it. If it’s not sweet enough for your taste, you have to wait a bit before you pick […]
Archive for November, 2007
Newcomers marvel when they first see a green shrub that is surrounded by cactus and thorny trees. It’s obvious that the area is not being irrigated and seems not to have had any recent rain. They ask “what’s it called?” and when they are told it’s name and with a little bit of personal prejudice that includes […]
The middle of November has given us some cool night-time temperatures–and the daytime temperatures are also cooling, but a little more slowly. This is good news for man and beast, and our plants.
Leaves of deciduous vines, shrubs, and trees will be falling soon, and its the cool weather that triggers this change. As […]
You may have a new house with a vacant lot, you may have an old house you’ve just bought with a mass of old plants in it. You may want create your own landscape. In any case you need to know some basics before you start spending money and effort.
In landscape books you […]