Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Monday, July 28, 2014
Sunday, July 27, 2014
We're in the midst of an ongoing drought and on the verge of mandatory water rationing again. As we walked through the neighborhood, a wee caterpillar couldn't stay put and made his way slowly across the burning hot macadam in the heat of the day.
We made the acquaintance of a very skinny cat whose collar read "Oliver" when he roused himself from his parched, patchy lawn in pursuit of pets.
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Penstemons are an ultra-hardy perennial that bloom almost nonstop. You'll need to cut them back hard every other season, as they tend to get woody. Cutting back promotes plenty of new growth and lets you give them some shape.