Liz Berry
 
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
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 2022
Monarchs have arrived in Garland, Texas!
Garland Community Garden- Garland Texas October 8, 2022 1PM This afternoon I counted 25 Monarch butterflies in a Zinnia patch near our Monarch wings sign....
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 8 2022
HOW I LEARNED ABOUT MONARCH BUTTERFLIES
St. Joseph's Cathedral in the Cotton Patch near Munday, Texas In 2000, when I still lived by the beach in Southern California my mom called me as she often...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 3 2022
At last! The wings are here.
No, you can’t eat them! At last! The Monarch Wings are installed in the Garland Community Garden. Yesterday, October 1, Charlie and I installed them. It...
If Liz Were Queen     Oct 2 2022
COMMUNITY GARDEN DEFINED
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY GARDEN? Judging from several posts that appeared recently on NEXT DOOR, there are quite a few folks in Garland who do not understand what...
If Liz Were Queen     Sep 9 2022
Beautiful Garland Community Garden and Beautiful People
THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE and the overwhelming majority of people who visit it are beautiful and like the garden itself, they teach me...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 27 2022
CAUGHT IN THE ACT OF STEALING FROM A COMMUNITY GARDEN
UPDATE AUGUST 23: We filed a Garland police report on them this morning. At the least it will establish an official record. We are hoping it will enable us...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 21 2022
ANOTHER THEFT AT THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN
ONCE AGAIN SOMEONE STEALS FOOD THAT DOES NOT BELONG TO THEM AT THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN. On May 22 of this year someone came and stripped 95% of the leaves...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 21 2022
THERMOMETERS IN THE GARDEN
HOW HOT IS It REALLY? [As far as a vegetable garden goes, it's hot enough to water twice a day.] When I do things as I did yesterday, I soothe my bruised ego...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 17 2022
Garland Community Event Saturday August 20 at 9AM
FOOD FOR HUMMINGBIRDS AND PEOPLE. BRING A NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEM. [canned goods; milk that is packaged for non-refrigerated shelf life; boxes of raisins,...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 14 2022
GROWING POTATOES FROM A FIVE-GALLON BUCKET
EXPANDING THE CONCEPT FOR WHAT YOU CAN GROW IN A FIVE-GALLON BUCKET. You don’t need a lot of space to grow vegetables—even if you live in an apartment or...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 13 2022
LOVING THE GARLAND COMMUNITY GARDEN
WHY DO I LOVE THE GARDEN SO MUCH? Everything that you need to learn about anything that is important can be found in nature. In an urban setting, the closest...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 13 2022
HEMP IS LEGAL TO GROW IN THE USA
HEY Y'ALL, IT'S LEGAL TO GROW HEMP IN TEXAS! Actually, growing hemp is legal in all of the USA. President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law in...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 11 2022
UPDATE ON THE GREAT OKRA EXPERIMENT
Okra and lots more to come! Notice the cut stems on the plant. This is where previous okra pods were harvested. I never thought about how an okra grows until...
If Liz Were Queen     Aug 9 2022
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