Another Texan Y'all

Hockley Homestead

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Howdy y'all. We recently moved to a few wooded acres near Houston, Texas and I'm working hard to clean up the neglected land and setup our new homestead. It's been a real task trying to get the garden started before the season got too far along while also getting settled in the house and getting critters out of all our structures. Unfortunately, since the land is currently quite overgrown the garden had to be put in a temporary spot (the front yard) until I can get enough sun in the actual garden plot.

Looking forward to sharing some of our learnings, successes, and failures and picking up some tricks from y'all as well.
 

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Hockley Homestead

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Thanks. It wasn't entirely intentional. We built it out of cedar deck planks recycled from a poorly built tree house the previous owner left.

I've since found enough of these planks around to build another bed in our future garden location too.
 

Shelle

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Welcome! I'm impressed that you prioritized your garden. You have a great setup there! I was raised in Houston, and it seemed everything grew well there. I miss the pine trees, mock orange, birds of paradise. We always had a vegetable garden with tomatoes, peppers, green onions, okra; everything seemed to grow really easily.
 

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Woohoo, another Texan !

I live not too terribly far from you and am excited for you and your new place. Let's get together and swap seeds etc.

P J the DivingTemptress and Dirt Diva
 
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Chaplin

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I used to live in Spring, TX. Great design on the bed
 
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