Author Archives: The Garden Tart

“From dangers untold and hardships unnumbered…”

…we’ve made it through the labyrinth that was acquiring our dream home and property. I’m one of those Aries people. You know the kind: impatient, direct, uninhibited, aggressive assertive, opinionated independent, lets just get things DONE and get the ball … Continue reading

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In The Throes of An Icepocalypse

Northerners who move to Texas, especially the coastal and southern parts, are usually amused and disgusted by the reactions we natives have to any temperatures that fall below 50 on any given ‘winter’ day. The last couple of ‘blue northers’ … Continue reading

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Rocks In My Garden

I got my first comment!!  A happy welcome to Mo, of A Small Holding, a gardener in South Yorkshire – a part of England I would LOVE to visit one day – I have already had the opportunity of visiting … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead

Well…that was last year.  This year, the Hobbit House is definitely looking abandoned and forlorn… Much of the dirt that had been laid in place is still there, even though the house itself is looking balding and unprotected.  Its still … Continue reading

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Looking Back

I mentioned my ‘hobbit house’… I don’t always think of dirt. I am often quite attracted to the tchotchkies and doo-dads that garden centers often supply the wandering customer.  There is no escaping it on the internet either.  After hearing … Continue reading

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When Spring Fever Hits

I go nuts. I really do.  My mantra becomes “Must. Get. Dirt.” and even though I SWEAR to my poor beleagured husband that I will ONLY ever get dirt when I leave for the local nursery, I end up grabbing … Continue reading

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