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MY%20FIRST%20YEAR%20AS%20A%20TEXAN%20GARDENERMY FIRST YEAR AS A TEXAN GARDENER
CHILLY%20DAYS%20IN%20TEXASCHILLY DAYS IN TEXAS

CHILLY DAYS IN TEXAS

gardenandgem, Updated: 1 min read294 views

Its rather cold and sometimes windy in January, which is the coldest month of the year here in Houston. The average lowest temperature is 6,7°C, (44°F). But there have been…

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SITTING ON MY HANDS

gardenandgem, Updated: 1 min read126 views

Look at the mess! But the plants are keeping it up together and will shield each other against the cold weather. Both the Canna and the Colocasia esculenta ‘Lemonade’ are…

GOODBYE SWEET HOLIDAYS!

hanne, Updated: 1 min read185 views

From being nine adults and three dogs in the house, we are now only two adults and two dogs again. Christmas has been hectic and very, very nice. From organizing, cooking, shopping,…

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PESTICIDE JOY

gardenandgem, Updated: 3 min read114 views

There is a lot of pests I want to remove from my garden. But when you use pesticides on your lawns, remember that some of your best friends play a…

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GROWING%20FAST,%20DIES%20FAST?GROWING FAST, DIES FAST?
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SUMMERCHALLENGES

gardenandgem, Updated: 2 min read113 views

It is a big challenge to live far from family and friends. Probably bigger than we imagined. When we finally went home to Scandinavia for the holidays, we wanted to both see…

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RAINY DAYS

gardenandgem, Updated: 1 min read144 views

My big brown rubber boots and the last box of snail bait. Pretty much sums up this summer until now.. Of course, I want to complain about the weather! This…

GARDEN DELIGHT

gardenandgem, Updated: 2 min read164 views

It feels strange to have lived my entire life in a country that has frost and snow for at least five to six months of the year and move to Texas, Houston…