Category Archives: front yard

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Garden News #1

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As I wrote a few weeks ago, spring has arrived. At that time with a few delicate blossoms, but now with all its might. One unmistakable sign that its finally here: our oaks are shedding their old leaves while the … Continue reading

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Spring Has Arrived!

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The Mexican Plums in our front yard and the Redbud in the back are showing their first blossoms: Der Frühling ist da! Die Mexican Plums in unserem vorderen Garten und der Redbud hinter dem Haus zeigen ihre ersten Blüten: It’s … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

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I’m finally continuing my blogging. My blog pause has been long enough, hasn’t it? Well, it definitely hasn’t been “creative” as I really didn’t create anything, but it certainly has been relaxing, with much reading. I enjoyed that break a … Continue reading

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Front Yard Improvement

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I had been neglecting our front yard for way too long, not only because I am too lazy, but also because I can’t work as much and as hard, especially in our Texas heat, as I used to be. For … Continue reading

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Bambis and Their Mamas

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It’s taken a long time for the mamas to show us their babies, and there are way fewer than last year when there were 8, but finally the fawns have appeared. There are only just 4 [one set of twins … Continue reading

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A Sure Sign That Spring Is Coming …

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… is that the Live Oaks are shedding their old leaves and growing new and nicely green ones. In this way the Live Oaks are kind of evergreen. Ein sicheres Zeichen, dass der Frühling kommt, … … ist, dass unsere … Continue reading

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… and a beneficial one at that: 0.7″ during the night. Look at the rain gauge: Hurrah, wir hatten Regen, … … und sogar gut-tuenden: immerhin 17,7 Millimeter sind in der vergangenen Nacht heruntergekommen, wie der Niederschlagsmesser zeigt:

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Rain – Glorious, Wonderful, Long Longed For, Ever So Welcome

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In my previous post I already talked about the rain that had started yesterday in the afternoon and that has brought us here at the house 1.9″ so far. This morning, when I got up, I heard that most welcome … Continue reading

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Watering Restrictions

For a long time, I think for two years or even more, we have been at stage three of watering restrictions here in Fredericksburg.I don’t want to go into all the details, just that for us it means we can … Continue reading

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The Day After …

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… rain: after our heavy rain fall yesterday, we had a gorgeously mystical morning with the rays of the rising sun filtering through the ever so thin mist: Der Tag danach … … nach dem Regen: nach unserem Wolkenbruch gestern … Continue reading