I received my copy of the Texas Gardener magazine today, and I noticed that there was a feature article on garden blogs included in it. I eagerly turned right to that article and was pleased to see that the article was written by an Austin garden blogger, Bonnie Martin, who I had the pleasure of meeting this past spring at the Garden Bloggers Spring Fling.
The long awaited Garden Bloggers Spring Fling took place this weekend, and it was well worth the wait. It was a picture perfect spring day in Central Texas. There was only a slight chill in the air when we met the group at 9:00 am at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and almost no [...]
I’m playing with a web service called ustream. You are seeing a live stream of either our backyard, or our south yard, hosted through ustream. Pretty cool. I need to tweak all of this to make it more interesting, so consider this just a test at the moment. Update: The video quality is not too [...]
Welcome to the new Lost Valley Gardens Gardening Blog. I have decided to divide my current blog, Life Is An Ongoing Process, into two blogs; one for my personal passions, hobbies, and interests that are not gardening related, and this blog for my gardening related pursuits. I have imported all of my gardening related posts [...]
A small step, I know, but hey, it’s a step in the right direction. I ordered a bunch of beginner level books yesterday that should be a big help to me, covering topics like PHP & mySQL, Blogging, XHTML, etc. Hopefully that will speed up my learning curve. Meanwhile, I’ll enjoy my small accomplishment. Well, [...]
Actually, I’m pretty new to all this web 2.0 stuff, but I am determined to get up to speed on it, and setting up and using this blog is a step in that direction. So please be patient while I ‘get my sea legs’ and learn to make this an interesting, dynamic, and hopefully somewhat [...]