I think it was about a month ago when I picked up some new succulent plants from Northhaven Gardens (which is my favorite nursery in Dallas, btw) to fill in the gaps around the plants that lost their fight from last summer’s drought. This time around, I wanted to see what sorts of succulents would balance out the sturdier and thicker desert rose succulent and chicks-n-hens. NHG had a ton of different types of sedum for sale. And it has filled the space in nicely.
2014 HopsMay 15, 2014
The cascade plants took off super early this year. And just like last year, the chinook were late bloomers. And now the chinook have taken over as this year’s darlings. I’m not quite sure what’s up with the cascade plants. 1) They have brown edges around the leaves and 2) something has been nibbling away …
Session IPAApril 21, 2014
For my very first all-grain batch, I opted for a nice, low gravity IPA. Gasp! There is some trash talk going around about the latest releases from craft brewers about their sessionable IPAs. I don’t see what the big deal is. I think that, to the purist, the IPA should never be session strength. But …
BenchesNovember 19, 2012
Last week I completed a refinish job on a couple of benches. We got these benches from the old location of Matt’s El Rancho in Lakewood. When they closed, the offered up a ton of furniture at fire sale prices. The benches were great! One was yellow and the other one was bright pink. All …