I haven’t really shared a lot about what we are doing in the gardens of the property where we live (for clarity: it’s not our property, but we live here and manage the land, which is probably just under an acre in a residential neighborhood, adjacent to downtown.) The soil is very poor on the […]
I’m really pleased to have been asked to participate in this awesome event at Caddo Mounds State Historical Park in Alto,Texas. If you are local to NWLA or ETX, come out! Registration required.
I want to talk about one of my favorite wild plants, Crossvine. Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) is a perennial native vine that is common in forests of the Southeast. Crossvine is also sometimes grown as a garden ornamental because it has incredibly gorgeous trumpet shaped orange and yellow showy flowers that hummingbirds love. It flowers in early […]
Hey, friends! Thanks for taking the time to read the Red Earth Wildcrafted blog today. We aren’t very consistent about writing, and that absolutely kills readership and growth. I am sure that many other craftspeople find that to be a huge issue as well- handling the admin, especially the online aspect of running and growing […]
Even here in this picture of part of my garden earlier in the year, the lemongrass is in the background, second stage to the Artemesia ludoviciana I was trying to capture. A few years ago, a friend who has since moved away gave me a Lemongrass transplant. She is from Africa, Zanzibar to […]