Tag: Southern Gardening

Montgomery’s Tropical Revelation

Montgomery’s Tropical Revelation

By on 12 June, 2013 in Gardening, Outdoors with 0 Comments

In 2001, after I’d just moved to Los Angeles, my brother came out to visit me from New Mexico. Since he loves the zoo, we decided to take a day trip to the San Diego Zoo. I’m not much for zoos, but that place is amazing. After spending the whole day gawking at captive animals […]

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Know Your Invasive Plants

Know Your Invasive Plants

By on 29 August, 2011 in Gardening, Kate and Stephen, Outdoors with 3 Comments

It’s the end of August. It’s too hot to garden. That’s an established fact for humans and plants alike. Anything you plant now is probably going to die anyway, and you’ll just get all hot out there in the sun, so why bother? This fatalism doesn’t have to be permanent. In the evenings, you can […]

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Gardening Failure: Could Be Chemical

By on 25 April, 2011 in Gardening, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

A lot of people give up on gardening. Maybe you don’t like the outdoors. Maybe you think it’s hot out there, or are afraid of a few mosquito bites. Or maybe it creeps you out that there are living things crawling around in the dirt. Or maybe you just honestly prefer food that has been […]

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Think Spring Now – And I Mean It!

Think Spring Now – And I Mean It!

By on 6 November, 2010 in Gardening, Mark Montoya, Outdoors with 0 Comments

You may not believe me, but now is the time to plant flowers and bulbs for a beautiful garden this coming spring. Other than pansies, there are a lot more flowers to consider planting now. Here are some bedding plants that will be fully grown, hardier and flower longer if you plant now: FOXGLOVE: There […]

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