Archive for November, 2006


Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Brugmansia, originally uploaded by trekr.

Jacqui read the Last Flower post and disagreed 🙂 Apparently this Brugmansia bloomed last night and promptly froze. It wins the title of last bloom of the year.

Canna Tropicana

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Canna, originally uploaded by trekr.

A late bloomer, this Canna Tropicana lilly is the last flower of the year …

Birdhouse Gourds

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Birdhouse Gourds, originally uploaded by trekr.

With the big freeze coming tonight, it was time to bring in the birdhouse gourds. All twenty-three of these are from the same plant, a volunteer that sprouted up just off the back porch.

Update: Herb Garden

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Herb Garden, originally uploaded by trekr.

I planted this herb garden in July. The chili tepin’s did awesome and everything else is filling in nicely.

Monarch on Loquat

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Monarch on Loquat, originally uploaded by trekr.

Its been a long Indian summer in North Texas. The loquat is one of the last bloomers, its flowers are covered with bees, moths, and this lone monarch. Tomorrow the first freeze is on its way ending a beautiful November.