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It has been several months since I posted to P&B Garden. This was an exciting summer for Paul and I. We celebrated the birth of little Tae...

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November 29, 2015 - Posted by Bonnie

In a previous post I wrote about forcing bulbs. I usually force amaryllis bulbs only at Christmas, but have decided to do this year round. My Dad...

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March 25, 2015 - Posted by Bonnie

This beautiful Saturday morning I enjoyed our flowering bougainvillea hanging from the ceiling of our conservatory. According to Wikipedia this...

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February 15, 2014 - Posted by Bonnie

Last year my friend brought me a honeysuckle plant at the end of the planting season. This variety of honeysuckle is a tender perennial for North...

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November 10, 2013 - Posted by Bonnie

Even though I have been fighting a cold this weekend, it was lovely to putter in the garden for awhile this afternoon. Fall color and cannas were...

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November 18, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

We took the advice of everyone we have talked to about growing bamboo. Bamboo definitely belongs in a pot, but this pot did not last very long....

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October 7, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

It's 10 o'clock PM and time to go to bed. I have again run out of time to do all the things I want to do. But I so enjoyed the day and every...

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September 24, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

Last year we planted our first Candle Tree. It is an annual for our zone, so we dug it up and bought a new one this spring. We had such a mild...

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September 12, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

Paul's brilliant side garden design, named after the lizards who hang out there....

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August 21, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

Last October, Paul and I were shopping at Archie's Gardenland. All throughout the store, they had these giant caladiums. We bought several pots...

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August 19, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

This is a new hibiscus for me this year, Kopper King. Darker leaves and a huge pink flower with dark center. I am running out of room but I am...

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June 19, 2012 - Posted by Bonnie

Ever since we moved into our house, Paul has envisioned a conservatory off the back porch area. This year, we came closer to that vision when...

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December 27, 2011 - Posted by Bonnie

The Dallas Morning News reports 100 plus degrees through Sunday. While most everything else is rather crispy around the...

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August 23, 2011 - Posted by Bonnie

In full bloom for the second time this season at P&B Garden !!

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June 12, 2011 - Posted by Bonnie

This beauty will not stop blooming, it is as lovely as the first day of spring. It continues to produce the most exquisite blooms ever. This...

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November 5, 2010 - Posted by Bonnie

This year has to be our best garden yet !! Sometimes, I cannot wait to come home from work so I can walk through the yard and enjoy all the...

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September 23, 2010 - Posted by Bonnie

Although the yard held up well during the 100 degree heat, you can definitely see a difference now that the temperature has dropped below three...

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September 6, 2010 - Posted by Bonnie

This has been a very hot summer. Tomorrow it will be September 1st and it is still in the 90's. Our Lord Baltimore Hibiscus was beautiful this...

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August 31, 2010 - Posted by Bonnie

Last year we planted our bird of paradise by the mailbox. We hoped that it would survive our coldest winter ever and it has certainly surprised...

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June 14, 2010 - Posted by Bonnie