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Throwback Thursday

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This picture was first published in my blog “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big Country: Mein persönliches Blog mit ‘Updates aus Texas‘” on Saturday, June 12, 2010. It’s a picture of part of our front yard at our old … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2020 – Downpour and Thunderstorm

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During the night, we had quite a severe thunderstorm with very high winds, and that brought down quite a big limb of one of our Mesquite trees: Memorial Day 2020 – Wolkenbruch und Unwetter In der Nacht hatten wir ein … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Mowing the Lawn – #3

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Zufällige Gedanken beim Rasenmähen – #2 Somebody left the gate open: not wonder there’s such a draught in the garden! Jemand hat das Tor offen gelassen: kein Wunder, dass es im Garten so zieht!

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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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Meanwhile in the Garden: Removing Thistles

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Yesterday and today I was in the garden, removing hundreds – no, that’s not exaggerated – of thistles. I had left it way too long, and thus they had proliferated like mad. It’s the first time I tried to remove … Continue reading

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First Blossoms

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And now, as indicated in my last posting, some of the first blossoms in our garden in more detail/close-ups, first some Mexican Plums: Erste Blüten Und nun, wie im vorherigen Beitrag schon angekündigt, einige der ersten Blüten in unserem Garten … Continue reading

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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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What’s New in the Garden?

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Despite the hot and dry weather I have done some work in the garden myself, but I have also – finally – enlisted some local help. It has taken me a very long time to get over my misplaced ambition … 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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Garden(ing) News – Blogpost #4 [Nursery and Vegetable “Garden”]

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I have fairly frequently posted about me growing shrubs and trees in my nursery, but now there’s more: Mary has started growing veggies and herbs there, too. The nursery, btw, is in our former dog kennel, to protect the plants … Continue reading