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Dig This – Dealing With Those Summer Pests

We’ve been so lucky this summer with pleasant weather, but the heat is coming on so we really have to start watching for those pests. Starting with the Crape Myrtles we just trimmed up last week. After working on the Crapes at home I went to the restaurant and...

Caring For Your Crape Myrtles

Well it is turning out to be a wonderful summer here at Grand Lake. I hope everyone is enjoying the perfect weather we are having…knock on wood. I hope I don’t jinx us with Mother Nature. Anyway, there are lots of things blooming everywhere!  And the Crape...

What a Super 4th of July on Grand Lake

What a super 4th of July we had on Grand Lake! The weather was almost perfect, except for a little sprinkle Monday night. But it didn’t stop the big show!  Then it was only 74 degrees at noon on the 4th, unheard of this time of year. But that didn’t stop...

Dig This – Hydrangeas Edition 2017

Well we got a good amount of unexpected rain last week. Anytime they are showing 40% or less of a chance, I don’t bank on it, but we ended up with several inches. And with temps in the low to mid nineties, it couldn’t be more perfect, I could live with...

Dig This – You Can Still Plant Those Warm Weather Crops

We are moving right along from mid 80’s last week to mid 90’s this week, with not much chance of rain. Great weather for boating on the lakes and that means folks come to the lake, spend money with us, and everyone benefits! Yay! It’s Summertime!...

Dig This – It’s Summer So You Better Be Watering

Well folks, summer is here! The temperatures are in the mid to high eighties and as for this week, the rain has been turned off. Fortunately it is cooling down in the evenings with overnight temps in the 60’s. Enjoy it while you can, because we all know what...

Dig This – A Great Memorial Day And Ready For Summer

What a perfect Memorial Day weekend it was. The weather turned out beautiful every day and that storm Saturday night was incredible, thunder, lightning, rain and all. Our whole group was out on the screened in porch enjoying the lightning strikes, and the loudest...

Dig This – So Where Does The Water Go?

Happy Memorial Day Grand Lakers! Spring is moving out and summer is on the way! And what a prosperous spring it has been. Right now the gardens, lawns and fields are lush and green with the warm sunny days and plenty of rain we have been getting. The plants are...

Dig This – A New Hip For Mother’s Day!

I hope everyone had a good Mothers Day Sunday. Mine was awesome. Donnie and Donovin came up Saturday night and had dinner at The Choke, then Jim and Donnie fixed a delicious lunch Sunday of Grilled Salmon, asparagus from the garden and Caesar salad. Then Jim took me...

Dig This – It’s 80 Degrees and The Market Is Open

How about these 80+ degree days? We went from below normal temps to slightly above normal, but hey, the plants are happy campers so what the heck! Who knows what our summer is going to be like! Our crazy Oklahoma weather certainly keeps us gardeners on our toes. So I...