Category Archives: Meyer Lemon Plant

New Generation Of Monarch Butterflies Begins With Caution

The Monarch Butterflies have all left Mexico and sightings across Texas are becoming common.  It may sound like the “same ol” “same ol” but it’s not.  In my yard I have seen perhaps only 3 Monarch Butterflies.  Journey North and other Monarch Butterfly watchers reported that the population of Butterflies in Mexico this year was […]

View full post »

Leecy’s Lemons From Improved Meyer Lemon Tree

Each year during late November and early December, the Lemons on our Improved Meyer Lemon tree are ripe for the picking.  If you live in the Houston area and are looking for a super easy-to-grow fruit tree, I’d really recommend this one.  Other than providing a little fertilizer, we don’t do anything special for this […]

View full post »

How To Build A Successful Butterfly Garden Videos

I thought I would put together some brief videos on how to create a successful Butterfly Garden for my last day of vacation. There are a total of 5 videos, each one is less than 2 minutes long.  Watching these should give you a decent idea of how to start (or continue) a successful Butterfly […]

View full post »

Backyard Fruit Crop 2009

For those of you who aren’t in Houston, you may not believe it but we actually had snow today!  Yes snow!  Almost 3-4 inches in some locations.  Only about 1/4 inch stayed on the ground in our location.  Because of the snow, we decided it would be a good time to pick all of our […]

View full post »

Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar

As I was looking back through this blog I noticed I had only posted 1 picture of the Giant Swallowtail Caterpillar so I figured it was time to post a couple more.  Before I get to the pictures, let me share some history.  In both my backyard and front yard I have seen the Giant […]

View full post »