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‘In The Garden’ Home Savvy Post Archive

Determine Your Final Frost Date for Gardening

Determine Your Final Frost Date for Gardening

We are approaching our estimated final frost date in San Antonio, so it is time for me to get the garden ready for spring! I recently found a GREAT tool for determining the final frost date for your area on DavesGarden.com!  On Dave’s site, you can enter your zip []

When To Plant Seeds In Your Area

When To Plant Seeds In Your Area

I cannot describe the joy it brings me to see my garden starting to green up!  My loquat tree is even starting to bear fruit for the first time.  In San Antonio, TX, we are well into the planing season and I am happy to see my veggies popping up with the rest of the []

Our September Blooms

Our September Blooms

Well, I have to be honest and tell you I have been a little bitter about the heat here in San Antonio lately.  I don’t mind the heat in the summer to an extent.  In fact, I think I have learned to tolerate temps in the 90s with ease.  However, this has been a LONG []

Vertical Planting

Vertical Planting

Have you ever taken the risk, ordered something online, anxiously awaited its arrival, and then been disappointed when it arrived looking nothing like you anticipated?  Then, you have to box it back up, drag it to the post office, and pay for its return?  OR…. It []

Hummingbirds vs. Ants

Hummingbirds vs. Ants

Hi Everyone! This is just a quick note.  I posted information here on selecting and maintaining a hummingbird feeder a few days ago and forgot to mention an important note!  I did not realize it until I had a conversation with a few great friends days later and they []

Cutting and Preserving Fresh Flowers

Cutting and Preserving Fresh Flowers

Home Savvy is coming to you from Hawaii this week!  I just finished my first Mai Tai kicking off a week full of family, friends, fun, and most importantly… Welcoming a new member to the family with what I am sure will be one heck of a wedding this weekend! I have []

Want Hummingbirds?

Want Hummingbirds?

Who is the lady who looks crazy talking to her hummingbirds in the back yard?  That would be me!  My hummingbirds are such a constant part of my garden, that I find myself asking them if they don’t mind me weeding under their feeder for a few minutes.  Ha ha.  I []

Fresh Herbs Any Time

Fresh Herbs Any Time

I heard a statistic on the news today that grocery prices (in general) are up 28%!  I don’t know about you, but I have sure noticed this first hand over the past few months.  Groceries prices are climbing and of course that means the already expensive []