Liz Berry
 
Garland Community Garden Continues to Prepare for Spring
I FINISHED ANOTHER BAD WEATHER PROJECT I was going to make a snow cat for our cat, Chakota but alas, the snow around my house is not the fluffy type conducive...
If Liz Were Queen     Yesterday @ 6:44 am
HOW TO BUILD A KEYHOLE GARDEN
THIS is great weather for dreaming up projects. BUILDING A KEYHOLE GARDEN When the weather clears this weekend, I’ll be putting in another keyhole garden down...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 31 @ 12:43 pm
PLANTING BEANS IN NORTH TEXAS
PLANTING BUTTER BEANS In general most all varieties of beans should be planted two weeks after the last frost. Certainly true for butter beans (a.k.a. lima...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 28 @ 10:45 am
2023 - The Best Year for the Garland Community Garden
I'm having lots of fun getting the garden ready for spring planting. In addition to making trips to Plano to get soil (so far Charlie and I have made two trips...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 27 @ 9:41 am
MAKE A FIVE GALLON BUCKET GARDEN
Well I've just found an excellent project for Charlie: Build a five gallon bucket holder for my Pots only bed at the Garland Community Garden. Great...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 24 @ 8:32 am
Tomatoes and Multicultural Plot at the Garland Community Garden
Later this week, after Tuesday's rain, I'll be posting several signs around the Garland community Garden. It is still about two month before visitors will see...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 22 @ 7:49 pm
WHAT DO GARDENERS DO IN JANUARY? - PART TWO
Oregano growing in a jelly jar with water. Ideal gift for a cook What do gardeners do in January? Many of us start seeds indoors toward the end of...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 21 @ 11:12 am
WHAT DO GARDENERS DO IN JANUARY? PART ONE
Potato Tower at Garland Community Garden What do Gardeners do in January - Part One In addition to mooning over seed catalogs and ordering seeds many of us...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 21 @ 8:46 am
NEW YEAR FOR GARDENERS IS UNDERWAY
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL. YES IT IS TIME TO SOW SOME SEEDS! Unbelievable but this is true. It is time to directly seed some crops now. According to Texas...
If Liz Were Queen     Jan 10 @ 9:00 am
Downsizing Christmas with Edibles and Peace Rocks
For the most part, after my children were grown, my Christmas-giving has been even more low-key than it was when my children were growing up.[I've always given...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 16 @ 7:21 am
MORE USES FOR OKRA!
MORE USES FOR OKRA! Those who know me well, know that among other things I am somewhat of an okra aficionado. This year I grew approximately 250 pounds of okra...
If Liz Were Queen     Dec 13 @ 1:57 pm
THANKSGIVING
POSTER AT GOOD SAM'S - Yes, it's corny and yet still true and uplifting to remember. In fact, it is often the broken among us who bring forth the most amazing...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 23 @ 4:17 pm
WINTER IS COMING: GET OUT THE GROW LIGHTS
IDLE SPECULATION: WILL MY GROW LIGHT OUTLAST ME? -- Just one of many serious considerations of an older person who is a gardener. I’m now...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 17 @ 9:34 am
MANY JOURNEYS, MANY LESSONS
THERE ARE ALL KINDS OF JOURNEYS AND EVEN JOURNEYS WITHIN JOURNEYS THAT WE TAKE THROUGHOUT OUR LIFETIME. Section of a mural painted on the side of a building...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 15 @ 10:19 am
Papayas--a Great Holiday Gift!
I NOW SHARE MY WORLD WITH A PAPAYA This June a friend of mine, Pat Patel, gave me a small papaya plant, about four inches high in a paper cup. It grew and...
Garland iReporter     Nov 14 @ 9:00 am
Papayas--a Great Holiday Gift!
I NOW SHARE MY WORLD WITH A PAPAYA This June a friend of mine, Pat Patel, gave me a small papaya plant, about four inches high in a paper cup. It grew and...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 14 @ 9:00 am
RETURNING HOME TO THE GARDENS
Okra is still blooming [November 11, 2022 -- Planted April 15, 2022 AMAZING TO RETURN TO THE GARDEN AFTER TWO WEEKS In part of my front yard I have a modified...
If Liz Were Queen     Nov 11 @ 7:59 pm
Scarecrow Appears in Garland Community Garden!
New Resident in the Garland Community Garden--a female fashionista Scarecrow. SCARECROWS Many Gardens have a scarecrow and now the Garland Community Garden has...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 20 @ 7:18 pm
TAKE A NEARCATION TO THE TEXAS STATE FAIR
NEARCATION - Like a vacation only near to home, shorter, and much less expensive Yesterday Charlie and I took a nearcation. We went to the Texas State Fair....
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 14 @ 7:25 am
UPDATE ON MONARCH CATERPILLAR
SHE WAS BORN ["eclosed"] Solomon Grundy, Born on a Monday, Christened on Tuesday, Married on Wednesday, Took ill on Thursday, Grew worse on Friday, Died on...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 14 @ 5:39 am
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