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Last week we talked in this space about snakes, and we will continue with that theme this week. I am talking about the recently convened session of the Texas Legislature. A lot of the news … more
Driving around, any astute observer has surely noticed the abundant wildflowers on the side of the road. In my area we have worlds of Black-Eyed Susan (the yellow flower) and the white flower about … more
Home grown fruits and vegetables often trigger a desire to preserve foods at home. While this can be a fun and rewarding way to keep foods long after the season ends, care must be taken to assure … more
If you’re looking for reliable plants that bloom in an array of colors through the heat of summer, sages are the plants for you. I’m not referring to culinary sage (Salvia officinalis, which … more
On more than one occasion I have read about animals, such as snakes, seeking higher ground during all this wet weather.

But the top of our office front door, really? Did he think the water would get that high? more
When volunteers appear to work in the gardens on a hot and humid Wednesday morning, you know their hearts are in their work. June is a transition month for our gardens at the Arboretum and for … more
QPL Summer Reading 2019 is happening the entire month of June, and we will discover “A Universe of Stories!” Fun activities are planned for each Wednesday, so stop by the library for your game … more
The vehicles zoom past the window, dozens of times a day, for several days leading up to major holidays. They are the members of the local Kiwanis Club, attending to their duties to place American … more
School is out and summer break has arrived. So have the more seasonal temperatures. The Library’s air conditioner is working and we have cool books and movies to check out as well. The Friends … more
The grounds may be a bit on the “squishy” side so wear your walking shoes, no open toes this week, as you admire the beautiful blooms and rapid growth that many of the Arboretums plants are now … more
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