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  • Hi Maggie, My friend told me this site, ask me to visit you because I also have a 'Maggie Garden' (blog version only) LOL My dream is having a beautyful garden like what I saw at your homepage. However, very limited land in Hong Kong and also expensive, we cannot own a garden unless you are extermely rich. So, I just have a blog called 'Maggie Garden'. Enjoy to visit here, keep up your good job :)
    Maggie from HK
    What an absolutely beautiful garden you have. It is very difficult here to garden because of our heavy clay soil as all the beds have to be raised, but now and then I will have some type of bloomer. Glad to know you may allow visitors in 2006. Keep up the beautiful site. It is quite a pleasure to see and read.
    Carol Sanders <cs26@sbcglobal.net>
    Alvin, TXcs -
    Maggie, Just saw Larry here. He says you are working on a series of books on gardening. Is one about killing off the Bermuda grass in your beds, I hope? HA! Hope your garden hasn't suffered too much this summer. This time of year I am about ready to chuck it all and move into a loft apartment because the only thing that seems to be thriving is the Bermuda. Even my natives are suffering. I am excited that you will be offering tours of your garden next year. Maybe O Sales Group can request a tour at some point. Keep me posted on your book series as I always need another gardening book or two if for no other reason than to look at the pictures of gardens and ponder the possibilities. I miss your monthly strolls, but understand writing comes first. Keep up the good work and if you have any cast offs I am sure Larry wouldn't mind delivering them to Omni since he is near here so often. HA!!HA! Cordially, Becky Christopheron
    Becky Christopherson <bchris@>
    Dallas, TX USa -
    What is your connection to my friend Gail Kelly in London. I am a former student (Eastcote, 1965-1967). Su.
    Susan Steele Carlile <gcarlile@aol.com>
    Burke , VA USA -
    Maggie - your site is beautiful - and I thoroughly enjoyed every month stroll and every blossom. I have forwarded it to all my gardening friends - and to others I am in touch with from our Eastcote days - I am so proud of you - and how did you get all those birds to sit together and hold still?,,,Gail
    Martha Gail Kelly <martha.kelly@virgin.net>
    London, England -
    I spoke with Jane Bruckner today (we are both nurses, Master Gardeners (I am TCMG '99), love beautiful gardens, etc.) and she said I needed to "visit" your website and tour your gardens! They are beautiful and make me wish I had more time, energy, and resources to put into my garden. Thanks for sharing them with all who want to see them.
    Melissa Cadenhead <1217mhc@hawkpci.net>
    Ft Worth, TX USA -
    enjoyed our visit, we'll be back!
    Tim&Sherrie Glosup <glosup@cox.net>
    Mineral Wells, Tx Usa -
    Maggie, Fortunately for me, when I was an Intern in 2003 for the TCMGA program, I saw your lovely garden when it was on tour. I still have the pictures I took. I have always enjoyed your articles and this week decided to look at your web site. The stroll was wonderful and I could picture the areas you were describing. Wish I had looked at you site sooner! I immediately e mailed some friend to share it with them. I plan to redo my strawberry pot after reading your article. I have been working on a perennial garden for over a decade now, and love every minute spent outside. Thanks for sharing your garden! Mary Nell Hubbard
    Mary Nell Hubbard <marynell9@sbcglobal>
    Arlington, TX USA -
    I live in fort worth and my husband and I have been working on our yard for 2 years. I look at your yard in awe but it is such a source of inspiration, just to see what the plants can look like
    marvia <marvial@sbcglobal.net>
    fort worth, tx usa -
    Outstanding website! Simply breathtaking...particularly enjoy your garden strolls and perhaps you can add to your plant profiles section as you have answered my question about propogating esperanza seeds! Deborah Jordan
    Deborah Jordan <djordan68@houston.rr.com>
    Houston, Tx USA -
    Absolutely beautiful!!!!
    Lisa Boeshart <lisa_boeshart@sbcglobal.net>
    Arlington, TX United States -
    hi Maggie, i have so enjoyed looking at your garden, to be truthful it has almost brought me to tears. see i live in dubai (desert) in a high rise building on the 47th floor where the windows dont even open and not only do i feel like i am suffocating, but i miss my old garden in south africa so, so much. looking at your pictures reminded me of the excitement of waking up in the morning to rush outside and put apples and seeds out for all the waiting birds, then sit with my coffee, just watching them with my lovely warm cat on my lap. i miss it all so very much. thank you for the small escape, i will definitly be back to visit again, love shelley
    shelley <miss_shelleyjoseph@msn.com>
    dubai, UAE -
    Beautiful, informative website... Thanks for sharing....
    Wonderful site!!! It inspired me to continue my lurching attempts.
    Rick Allen <rick.allen@midwayisd.org>
    Waco, TX USA -
    We just moved to central florida in november. Our lawn was beautiful, (St Augistine) and now in May and June it is turning brown and seems to be dying in spots. We weed feed water and put insect repellent down to no avail. Please help
    william gyuran <gyuran1@aol.com>
    winter haven, fl usa -
    nice site, very nice site. v memoriz odnoznachno
    belt sander <andy2000@yahoo.com>
    New York, NY USA -
    Hi I was looking through your web site it's quite beautiful. But I was wondering if you could help me I have three bougenvilla's and I wanted to know if you could tell me how to make them bloom? I would really appreciate if you could help me. PLEASE and Thank you.
    Juanita <thielsj@sasktel.net>
    Prince Albert, sk Canada -
    Iwas trying to get information on planting abougainvillea in red clay dirt
    lillie pride <lilliepride@earthlink.net>
    macomb, ok usa -
    a good website and hope that it can go to further lengths
    stacey duah
    london, england -
    07 Jan 05. Hello! Just found you during somewhat aimless garden meanderings on the web. Will pop back later.
    Mike Gilmore <muddywellies@winsfordwalledgarden.co.uk>
    England -
    We love green gardens! Keep up the good gardening work.
    GardenLink.biz <info@gardenlink.biz>
    Garden City, NY USA -
    DIANA BURNEY <dianaburney@hotmail.com>
    I read you article in the FW Telegram on Borders. We are redoing our back yard and will use some of your suggestions. Thank you for an interesting & very readable article.
    Susie Ruth <r_ruth@verizon.net>
    Southlake, TX Tarrent -
    I moved to the Ridglea area of Ft. Worth from East Dallas. In East Dallas, there's a passion for gardening with native plants and color. In Ridglea, a boxwood passes for color. I was delighted to find your site and would appreciate hearing from you as to garden designers in the area you like. I hope to turn my drab yard into a true garden come spring.
    Greg Housewirth <shlaw@sbcglobal.net>
    Ft. Worth, TX USA -
    I am close to bringing in my mandevilla. Its gets pretty cold in Utah. Do I cut it down when I put it in the garage or leave it? It has been so pretty this year and I want it to continue next spring.
    Cheryl <Larsen9999@yahoo.com>
    UT -
    Wow what a site. I will come back again. Hanne Josefsen www.josefsen-net.dk
    Hanne Josefsen <hanne.josefsen@wanadoo.dk>
    Odense, Denmark -
    Your garden is beautiful.
    Al Norris <alnorris@aol.com>
    Wichita Falls, Tx -
    I'm a transplant to Texas from the Seattle area, and have been enjoying your newspaper columns, and finally decided to visit your site! It's awesome, and so is your garden!! You have everything I wish for... esp. the olive tree and mediterranean plantings! I've been told olive trees cant grow here, and I've been frustrated trying to get my lavender to survive, but I'm learning how to deal with our soil! You are truely an inspiration! Thankyou for sharing! Andrea
    Andrea Allen <andreaallendesign@yahoo.com>
    Fort Worth, Tx USA -
    Star Trek Spoof  

    We've got Klingons in our garden!!! Any tips? PS. We found your virtual stroll very enlightening
    You should try this one - an affectionate spoof series on Star Trek & TNG called "Star Shop: The Next Checkout". Soundbytes a real laugh - gotta buy it!!!

    Star shop is a Vintage Parodies Production. Offering a series of humorous radio plays that parody the famous exploits of Star Trek and The Next Generation. Featuring Jean-Puc Cashcard, Commander Wart and Ensign Wesley Grocer the characters find themselves in a series of moral dilemmas and dodgy commercial exploits. They're in danger of losing the plot as actors walk out as their costumes become ever smaller.

    James T Kirk <james@a-trek-into-star-shop-the-next-checkout.co.uk>
    Ipswich, Suffolk United Kindom -
    Hello Maggie and Larry: I met you at the Milan Gallery and have referred your website to our Wimbledon Garden Club President, Ms. Bobbie Clothier-Greve, 4916 Bridgewater Dr., Arlington, Texas 817-784-1111 for planning future programs. I hope you are contacted soon. Don't know what is planned at this time, but would love for the ladies to enjoy one of your tours or programs. The website is spectacular and think many of the ladies will enjoy the tour online as well. We will share your website. Ella Anderson Wimbledon Garden Club Arlington, Texas
    Ella Anderson <jarthuranderson@aol.com>
    Arlington, TX -
    Thanks for giving me this opportunity to see your beautiful garden,send all you like thanks .My email is there .thanks Martha fOXALL
    Martha fOXALL <mfoxxy@webtv.net>
    Dallas, Tx 75243 -
    Great Site, Yeah. Hope you can improve it again!
    My wife have toured your garden today in the comfort of our office while it is 95 degrees outside. We have gotten many ideas. We are seniors but budding gardners. Thanks for your knowledge.
    Bill Prichard <bill_prichard@hotmail.com>
    Weatherford, Tx USA -
    Great Site! I love it. I'll be back soon! I like this site too: http://www.toshain.com/ painting
    painting <Boz@comeback.com>
    San Diego, CA USA -
    I love your garden website please keep going with it.
    Allan Schoenfeld <allans98@aol.com>
    Omaha, Ne -
    So nice to see the lush green and water. We do not have the water. hot dry summer and winter rain. our garden is water saving with succulents. we enjoy the aloes. do have a look when time permit. gardening is so nice, it can be done anywhere.
    Eurica <ericaat@yahoo.com>
    Moorreesburg, South Africa -
    Wow !!! I have forwarded this site link to others. Thanks.
    Len Hott <lhott@charter.net>
    Denton, TX USA -
    Hi Maggie. Long time no see. I just thought I would drop in on your garden and see how things are going. Remember me?
    Pat aka Mornin' Glory <jpfrey@hotmail.com>
    Houston, TX USA -
    Love your Star Tele articles and the website. I am a member of Waverly Park Garden Club in FW TX Do you do speak at clubs? We have 30 members. Some of us are in Garden Club Council and all love our gardens. Sincerely, Johanne
    Johanne Timpson <T7530@aol.com>
    Aledo, TX USA -
    kimberly clemons <lanell1711@hotmail.com>
    st,pete, fl 33712 -
    My climatic/growing zone is the 8 like yours. Love your helpful organic hints for garden problems. Question, do you think your suggestion of spraying DE w Palmolive would also do a number on Slugs which we have lots of here due to the moister climate? Keep up the great ideas. Such a wonderful site.
    ellen henson <ellenhenson@shaw.ca>
    Abbotsford, BC Canada -
    Hi Mrs. McNeely! I found your website on one of Callie's emails and thought I would take a peek. I am in awe! I know we looked around a bit when we visited a couple of years ago, but there is so much to take in! Jim and I are moving back to Texas soon and I am so excited! I hope to see you guys; I miss Texas so much! I loved looking through the website and I am so proud to know you! See you guys! Love, Carol (Alexander) Pipkin
    Carol Pipkin <jimncarol@verizon.net>
    Corona, CA USA -
    I have sent a request to your e-mail address. Your columns have always been a treat for me and I only just today realized that you may be able to help me. I anxiously await your potential reply. LindaCButler
    Linda C Butler <Lcb258@aol.com>
    Fort Worth, TX US of A -
    Thanks for this great site. It is one of the Best, if not the Best sites I have visited. Thanks again for allowing us to stop and admire these beautiful garden sites.
    J. C. Chapman <jc1985@arn.net>
    Amarillo, Tex USA -
    do bougenvillas need sun or shade?
    etta <ladybugfly@hotmail.com>
    mt juliet, tn usa -
    Can you help me to get my bougenvilla to bloom? I would be eternally grateful to you for some positive informatiojn on this. Dru Douglas
    Dru Douglas <ddandkd@bellsouth.net>
    Orange Park, Fl. USA -
    i live near tallahassee, florida & need information on flowers which grow in shade. thanks a lot!
    james mercer <altruistic1301@yahoo.com>
    hosford, fl 32334 -
    Your comment on spreading corn gluten in the powder form is the preferred method? I am about to find out as I have been looking for a lawn product to control weeds other the Truegreen pesticides and was really hopping on Corn Gluten, however to buy it is another ball game, expensive. I found someone that will sell it to me for $17.00 a 50 lb bag however it is in the powdered form I think, I am picking up in a couple of days. Thanks
    Fred Hurson <fred@fredhurson.com>
    Fort Myers, FL USA -
    I appreciate the "practical" information you include in your plant profiles
    Ann McDonough <away427@comcast.net>
    Garland, TX USA -
    The Antique Rose Plantation is the largest Antique Rose Grower in North Texas. We are also the ONLY "Natural" Antique Rose Grower in Texas. If you or Ms. Morris would be interested in doing an article about what we do here, "growing Antique Roses Naturally", we invite you to contact us. You have a great site. Our website is still under construction and due for some major changes so please excuse. Thanks. Tamy
    Tamy Green <tamy@digitalpassage.com>
    Jacksboro, Tx 76458 -
    Love your articles! Would like to see more pictures of your garden. Also, your 4-3-02 FWST article about using milk carton brought to mind what I use - a plastic Folger's Coffee container since it doesn't rust.
    Linda Burns <mrb@hpnc.com>
    Cleburne, Tx USA -
    Thank you for your email site and the good organic info. Paula
    Paula Vogel <paulavogel_1@msn.com>
    Weatherford, tx Parker -
    Caroline <webmaster@flowersandfood.com>
    Columbus, OH USA -
    What a lovely web site! I really enjoyed my visit. Here in Ireland we take gardening for granted. We just get out there and dig soil that is deep, rich and fertile. Congratulations to you in overcoming the environmental constraints and producing such lush greenery, and painting the garden with flowers, in Texas. I LOVE violets, and having read how much effort you put in to make a home for yours, I will treat my own varieties with more respect! Keep up the good work Maggi. With your permission I will link to your site to make revisiting easier and to help spread the word about your magnificent creation, and to make others aware of what HAS been achieved in such inhospitable conditions. What an inspiration!
    George Kelly <ask@ideasforgardens.com>
    Dromore, Ireland -
    Love your articles and especially the one today on heirloom daffodils. I could almost smell them with your description. I would love a yardful of heirloom plants and flowers, the fragrances I can remember from my Grandmother's yard in the country many years ago.
    Dian Howell <dihowel@attglobal.net>
    Fort Worth, TX USA -
    Our grand daughter and her husband bought an older home in the Berkley section of Fort Worth. All the trees and plants were very well chosen by the former owners. Last summer, when they moved in, there were two huge, wide rose bushes with tiny roses all over them. They probably should have been trimmed right after they stopped blooming, but the kids were too busy with other projects at the time. I think that they are an old fashioned variety of roses, but I know so little about roses. We are wondering how far back should we trim them now. They still have most of the old blooms on them. We would love your help if you have any spare time. Many thanks, Jeanette
    Jeanette Widmer <jbw-22@charter.net>
    Fort Worth , TX Tarrant -
    You have so much here, I was looking for help with a few plants and found it here. Thanks
    Sandy Paulsen <sandpaw@aol.com>
    Antioch, CA USA -
    Just found your site when I was looking for hints for growing fab tomatoes. Obviously we do not have the climate here in Wales that you enjoy for the best results -but I do have a greenhouse and I intend to follow your guides. One tip I have come across says to cut off the lower branches when the plant is young (with scissors) and so enabling the plant to be buried deeped and a larger root system will develop - hence a stronger more productive plant - do you agree?
    josie bailey <nodon@fordor.fsnet.co.uk>
    Llanfihangel-ar-arth, Wales -
    Love your site. I will be visiting again. Thanks, Donna
    Donna Bell <bellpom@direcway.com>
    Baytown, Tx USA -
    Reading lost items article this morn & reminded me of losing my coffeepot lid. So went to website. Also enjoyed hearing you speak at our Master Garden meeting a year or so ago
    Judi Martin <JudiM22@aol.com>
    Burleson, TX U.S. of A. -
    It's good to see your site. Very interesting. We are all organic and have been for the last 12 years or so. Caught word of you through the article "Spray the natural way...in the Fort Worth paper a couple of weeks ago. I've put your web site in my "favorites". Thanks and we'll visit regularly. Al
    Al <al.crain@verizon.net>
    Keller, TX USA -
    Loved your site.
    Jenice Heiman <Jenice@the-garden-gates.com>
    Good evening, Maggie I just stopped by to have a look at your ever-expanding and fascinating website. Congratulations. Unfortunately, I have not found any more clues regarding the Tegge Rose or links to the Texas Tegges, but I hope to go a little further down that mystery trail one of these days. We wish you a healthy, pleasant and blooming 2004. Best regards from Germany
    Juergen Tegge <hawksports2@compuserve.de>
    Tangstedt, Germany -
    Yeah I found you...What a wonderful suprise..My garden never turned out as beautiful as your picture but I am having a good time...I will visit you often. Many thanks Dee
    Dee Klawiter <robklay@aol.com>
    Fort Worth, Tx USA -
    What a georgous garden!!! I have just spent hours at this website because I couldnt leave!! The pictures are beautiful and the comments are so helpful and interesting! I live outside of Ft. Worth and am kinda new at this gardening. We live on 2 acres and I have so much shade its hard to plant anything but your story is very inspiring and has given me hope! Thanks and God bless! January 14, 2004
    Judy H.
    Hurst, Tx USA -
    I found your site while searching for a High School classmate whose name was James Slay. Our 50 year reunion is this summer. If this James Slay could be the one we are searching for please ask him to contact me.
    Claudie Cline Thompson <msclaudie@juno.com>
    Lindale, TX USA -
    Well I have been hoping to discover a site like this one since I got on-line a year ago. I was beginning to give up hope. It's late here now and I must go but have made your site my new homepage so I can come back again. Thanks
    lisa <lomandra@hotmail.com>
    Stroud, NSW Australia -
    Dear Members of the Garden Club: I teach a graduate class in literature in Ireland every summer. I am also a member of the oldest garden club in Wisconsin, the Sum-Mer-Dels. When I'm not teaching, I'm looking at beautiful gardens, so I decided to plan a tour of Irish gardens last year. I had 20 participants from across the US join me. I am again conducting a tour for 2004, June 30- July 8. If anyone in your club is interested in more information, please contact me at kninneman2@yahoo.com Please include the desire to know more about this week's tour, as most of my emails are directed to me regarding my teaching, or the golf week in October, and I wouldn't want to send you the incorrect info regarding the garden tour. Thank you so very much, Kerry Ninneman, Oconomowoc, WI
    Kerry Ninneman <kninneman2@yahoo.com>
    Ocononowoc, wo usa -
    Enjoyed your article in the Home section of the 10/25/03 Fort Worth Star Telegram pertaining Bougainvilleas. I have 3 plants that are 10 years old in 3 gallon orange clay pots and 2 plants in 1 gallon plastic pots that are 2years old. I am planing to transplant the gallon plants and one of the clay pots. Ouestion when would be a good time to transplant? I would greatly appreciate an answer to this question. Thank you Terrell goodman terrellg@charter.net
    Terrell Goodman <terrellg@charter.net>
    Granbury, Tx Hood -
    will come back to see your place again i am putting my garden to bed for the year as it gets to cold to take care of joe
    Joe Raines <watermanp@msn.com>
    joplin, mo jasper zone 6 -
    Your garden is beautiful! Your website is delightful. We will visit often. Do you know of any gardens open to the public in the area? My daughter is dreaming of a garden wedding. Thank you for sharing your lovely handiwork.
    Roxanne Nelson <Roxanne.P.Nelson@lmco.com>
    Fort Worth, TX USA -
    I was wondering when the fall festival was this year. I so love it - I love to see the raku pottery, the bonsai, etc and the fall colors. Your site is very nice but I need to get a better pc.....takes a long time on mine to load pictures. I am from NY and love what I see in the way of seasons at the FW Botanic/Japanese gardens.
    jane maute <jmmaute@ev1.net>
    Arlington, TX -
    Maggie, your website is the best. It has informed me on things that I need to do now to keep my gardens growing all and looking good for all seasons. Thanks, Carrie
    Carrie Steele <CNormanSteele@cs.com>
    Fort Worth, Tx USA -
    Sorry that it has been so long since my last visit. Your site is a great place. I have moved from my South Burlington rental of 12 years which became known as Impressionist Garden. Yes it was difficult to leave my 14,000 sq ft garden but I always knew at some point I would have to. This is my first year with out a garden at the new home I purchased in the mountains near Jay Peak Vermont. Be assured that my setback is only temporary as "Impressionist Mountain Garden" will be my next challenge to out do my last garden--at least I am hopeful! At least the artwork from my last garden will live on via Cyber Monet--yes my artist name. Maggie my friend take care and again sorry it has been so long since my last visit to your wonderful site. Jerry Gryniewicz aka Cyber Monet
    Jerry Gryniewicz <jerry@jerrygryniewicz.com>
    Montgomery Center, VT USA -
    This is a lovely site. I haven't had time tonight to stay too long, but I will come back. You have done a wonderful job. Thank you for sharing it with us.
    T J Braswell <gardningfool2003@yahoo.com>
    Monroe , nc usa -
    Beutiful website. But I wish you would talk more about organic pest control such as we practise here. Grasshoppers are tasty. Don't squash them,eat them with chili and garlic! Beetle larvae taste like Gummi Bears. Thank you.
    Sriaporn Paprinorn <pichsineek@hotmail.com>
    Kanchanaburi, Thailand -
    Great site!! Very well done indeed!!
    Walden, NY USA -
    I found your website with help from Larry. He is doing some work in our showroom at the Trade Mart. He was so right, I just love it and I will tell our new gardening club about it on the 27th.
    Caryl Neff
    Desoto, Tx USA -
    Beautiful gardens-I enjoyed the virtual tour! Your hard work and years of patience have paid off. Lucky you to have spring already!
    Wethersfield, CT USA -
    where can I buy Belinda's Rose?
    elli dyess <chas1@gbronline.com>
    burleson, TX johnson -
    I do go this site my brothers make una forget tam
    ndu nwaolise
    ibusa, delta nageria -
    We read your article in the Saturday edition of the Star Telegram and would like to know where we can purchase the Belinda's Dream rose bush.
    Barbara Eakins <beeakins@aol.com>
    GRAPEVINE, TX United States -
    What a great resource you have here, glad I found it
    NY, NY USA -
    Enjoyed my visit very much.
    UK -
    Maggie - do you ever setup dates for visiting and enjoying your fabulous garden ? I'm an avid photographer and would cherish a visit / tour !
    Ted Black <tblack204@earthlink.net>
    Bedford, TX U.S.A> -
    Hey I really like your site. I have found some of the information here helpfull. Thanks :)

    Joe D.
    Memphis, TN US -

    Loved your site. I found it through the Mansfield Garden Club website.
    Melinda Burroughs
    Mansfield, TX USA -
    Love your site. Added a link to our garden club site http://webpages.charter.net/mansfieldgardenclub/ However, the back button does not work from your site as it does my other links. I am a novice at this. Is it something I am doing or is there some trick to make it work? BTW, my maiden name is McNeely. I am from Tahoka outside of Lubbock. Does your husband have relatives there? Thanks, Carla
    Carla Pickens
    Mansfield, TX -
    Just a note to say high. What a wonderful website. I've spent quite a bit a time here, made for a pleasant evening. Thanks Again!
    Chandler, AZ USA -
    How are you?
    Chuck Frase <isg777@yahoo.com>
    Doylestown, Ohio USA -
    Great site. I was wondering if any of your patrons, might make a sujestion to me on my Boganvillia Plant. It has not bloomed in 3 years. It looks health, plenty of greenery and no bugs, just no flowers at all. I am in southern Florida and have tried both watering and little watering,to no avail.I built a trellis for it to grow on and is doing well growing tall, just no blooms. Thanks for any help. Stuck in Florida with no Blooms. Claiborne Scholl Nappier
    Claiborne Scholl Nappier <SEASNAPPIER@AOL.COM>
    Deerfield Beach, FL USA -
    I happen to find your e-mail address on the web site. Your site is great and impressive to Japanese. I think you are interested in flowers. I have my home page. It contains Japanese flowers. The URL is following: http://www.PhotoAM.com/ Please visit to me and I hope you enjoy Japanese photos. Thank you. =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Akira Murata e-mail: Akira@AMurata.com Home Page: http://www.PhotoAM.com/ =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
    PhotoAM <Akira@AMurata.com>
    Nagoya, Japan -
    Hello!Maggie:) You have a great gardening site and I loved all your wild life pictures to. I would like to invite you to visit my favorite online group.Called Simply enchanting Angels. We are a all female group from all over the world. We have alot of fun and support.Stop by and see our site. It would be great if you would join us. Keep up the great work Hope to here from you.

    Angel Kathi
    NH USA -
    Hello! Amy Catering San Diego California. Thank you for letting me sign your gb and thank you for your website. Glad you are here.
    San Diego, CA US -
    Hi Everybody. Wish I did your graphics. Great work. I found you at a free dating service site for singles believe it or not. One of the personal ads at the referred to your site as a favorite. Amazing what you can find doing online dating huh? Email me if you want at beatrice_tran@hotmail.com.
    Cleveland, Ohio US -
    Hello my name is Cisco. English is my second language . I visit sites like yours to learn new english vocabulary words and improve my english grammar. I hope to have effective communication and business communication for a new job in US. I learned a new word of the day from your site. I plan to be public speaking and business writing better now from your site. Thank you.
    Bogota, Putumayo Colombia -
    Love your garden, thanks for sharing..........
    Cari Otaola <weego@bellsouth.net>
    Miami, FL USA -
    Saturday is my favorite Star-Telegram day because of all the articles on Gardening, and yours are always so interesting and informative. The picture of the flower that is with your article last Saturday....is that really called a Hollyhock? I have that flower bush in four shades and I have always thought it was called perennial Hibiscus. Also, I thought that sometimes it is called Rosemallow. I would sure like to hear from you on this. Many thanks.
    Jeanette Widmer <jbw-22@charter.com>
    Fort Worth, TX USA -
    Your site is absolutely wonderful. You are the epitome of an English/Texas gardener. Do you know someone in the greater Houston area (Pasadena is a suburb) that designs English gardens and would be able to incorporate some of your products? I would like to visit your garden when travels to Fort Worth are on the agenda. Thank you for any information regarding landscaping in an English style here in Pasadena. LH
    Lynne Hooper <hooperint@aol.com>
    Pasadena, TX USA -
    Your site was recommended by a friend. It very enjoyable. There is so much to sede, I wonder if I will ever get through all of the sites. Thanks for shharing your beautiful garden with us.
    Claudine Kratz <meemaw39@aol.com>
    Ft. Worth, TX Tarrant -
    Would like to find out what is secret to english ivy - we have planted at least 300 to 400 in dollars to watch it die.......we have hard black clay soil - Love the web site....and newspaper articles. Gives us hope..... thanks.
    carolyn swadlenak-wright <cswadlenak@lockeliddell.com>
    grand prairie, tx usa -
    very nice site lots to look at will visit again all the best and good luck
    peter sweeney <pete@green-finger.com>
    liverpool, uk england -
    Maggie, I could kiss you! I am a 90% organic gardener who resorts to chemicals as a last resort, and then tries to use the least toxic alternative. Your column today in the Star Telegram about weeds was exactly what I needed. I've done fine without pesticides, but when I gave up pre emergents this year I was overcome with weeds. I spent a king's ransom on a pint of Image only to torment my crop of nutgrass. My beds are full of bermuda even though I have St. Augustine. Anyway, thank-you, you're a life saver! Lee
    Lee Barbare <leeanded@swbell.net>
    Ft Worth, TX US -
    Want visitors to maggies web-site to know she has a grandmother story in a newly published book: Grandmother Stories From the Heart of Texas, Edited by Jane Austin Bruckner, Published by Eakin Press, Austin, 2002. Available at your local bookstore or amazon.com. It's delightful. Kudos Maggie on an extraordinairy website and for all the info you give us!!! Merci beaucoup.
    jane austin bruckner <jane@janebruckner.com>
    Fort Worth, TX USA -
    I have really enjoyed your "Plant this" feature and other articles in the Ft. Worth Star Telegram. Thanks for sharing your gardening spirit.
    Laura Penn <Penn5@charter.net>
    N. Richland Hills, tx usa -
    I have a bougenvilla that has stopped blooming (of course,I know they are not actual blooms. But,instead of the usual pink and green it is only green. What should I do? I let it dry out between waterings, but doesn't seem to help. Thanks
    Suanne Gipson <mothra102@hotmail.com>
    North Richland Hills, TX USA -
    Enjoy reviewing your column in the paper and reading through your website. Is there anything you can do to stop the pop up adds(such as the Dell one flashing up above) at your site? I find them very distracting and invasive towards my own privacy. I try to avoid such advertisement targets. Thank you Ms. McNeely for your wonderful articles and education in the garden. Sincerely, Anne M.
    Anne Mattern
    Benbrook, Tx -
    cool site
    hassan <hassanoh@yahoo.com>
    toronto, ON Canada -
    I am looking to find where I can purchase a clamatis plant named after a little girl named Jenny who passed away at a very young age. She lived in England and the Clamatis Organization there named a plant after her. I know the name Jenny is in the plant name and I also know it has white blooms.Hoping you can help me. Thanks Lois
    Lois Chandler <forlois@aol.com>
    Cornelius, nc U.S.A. -
    I am looking to find where I can purchase a clamatis plant named after a little girl named Jenny who passed away at a very young age. She lived in England and the Clamatis Organization there named a plant after her. I know the name Jenny is in the plant name and I also know it white blooms.Hoping you can help me. Thanks Lois
    Lois Chandler <forlois@aol.com>
    Cornelius, nc U.S.A. -
    I'm looking for a plant that has trumpet like flowers 5 inches long I think it's called angel trumpet also do you know of a gaint lily that gets 6 feet
    melody <mntx2@aol.com>
    alvin, tx bazoria -
    I'm looking for a plant that has trumpet like flowers 5 inches long I think it's called angel trumpet also do you know of a gaint lily tha tget 6 feet
    melody <mntx2@aol.com>
    alvin, tx bazoria -
    Nice site. Have a good day.
    Chuck Frase <isg777@yahoo.com>
    Doylestown , Ohio USA -
    what a joy, for an apartment dweller to be able to share... I grew up in my Grandmother's home wiht honeysuckle, roses, crepe myrtle, and overgrown greener... not to mention the little animals. Thank you
    susan kipp <susankipp12@aol.com>
    arlington, tx usa -
    Hi Maggie, it's been ages since we've been in contact. I haven't had a lot of time to visit my favourite sites. My how you've grown. Must have added some of that organic fertilizer. I'm just in the process of expanding my garden this year in anticipation of my retirement at the end of the year. I know where to come for all my tips. I'll be back soon. Please change my URL in your links section (Down My Garden Path).
    Wilma Scott <wilmasword@trondata.on.ca>
    Cornwall, ON Canada -
    Hello Maggie, This is your letter carrier Melody. I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed you showing me your beautiful backyard! Its a masterpiece of beauty! Your website is pretty cool too!!! Well, I'll see you Monday when I bring you your mail. See Ya! Melody
    Melody Hawkins <mel76133@hotmail.com>
    Fort Worth, Tx USA -
    Great website. Thanks. Any ideas on getting rid of rossette disease on my antique roses?
    Nancy Rash <nrash@aol.com>
    Burleson, TX USA -
    Typing skills still aren't among my talents - here is the correctly spelled link. If you have a way of editing the last post please delete this one - thanks!
    Cathie <CRead55935@aol.com>
    FW, TX USA -
    I realized the link I gave on the last message wasn't as appropriate for your site (although I know of your love for cats and dogs :) ) so here is one a little more in line with flowers and photos. Alas, my sites aren't as impressive as yours, but I know Larry has been computing long before the rest of the world knew what a computer could do (small rationalization to make myself feel better!) I have continued with my love for flowers, although on a smaller scale. I have focused on adding some wildflowers to the scene, with bluebonnets, mexican petunias and red poppies scattered throughout the garden, and my newest favorite rose is Belinda's Dream, which I notice you mentioned in your rose forum! I'd love to get together again sometime :)
    Cathie (again!) <CRead55935@aol.com>
    FW, TX USA -
    My goodness!!! Visiting your site was like finding an old friend - wait a minute, it WAS finding an old friend!!! For the first Saturday in a long time I sat on the patio and read the entire Star Telegram. While admiring the photo of the vaguely familiar garden I looked to see who the author of the article was, and lo and behold it was Maggie!!! I have no idea how long you have been writing for the ST, but based on your message forum dates I would guess it has been a couple of years now. I am so tickled to find you here and rediscover all of your wit and garden wisdom! I remember your yard in the beginning stages when it was a vast grassland with an aging weeping willow, and saw the beginnings of your dreamed English garden. At that point our daughters' school years ended, and our contact as well. I love your site and look forward to finding ALL the answers here! Hello to you and your family :) :) :)
    Cathie Read <CRead55935@aol.com>
    Fort Worth, TX USA -
    Thanks to all of our visitors who take the time to sign the guest book with your kind notes that make our work all the more enjoyable. OXOXOX !!! Special note to Anne Mattern - this Saturday's column in the Star Tellie is just for you :-) The email address in your note below seems to be incorrect, otherwise I would have told you about it by email. To all our visitors,,, please post gardening questions on the forum page. Thanks, maggie
    Maggie <maggie@maggiesgarden.com>
    TX -
    I love looking at gardening tios and all the decorationg ideas for gardening. Thanks
    Margaret Ray <banks_12@hotmail.com>
    Sparta, TN usa -
    So glad to find an organic resource. Now that I have a computer I can research more and your newspaper articles and web site makes my mouth water. I am a new home owner and have for years gardened all my rental properties. Now I have my own yard to work and experiement with. However, "the clay" soil is a true challenge. And I am with spade and shovel in hand with my organic soil and compost fighting a losing battle. Any suggestions other than gas powered equipment? Thank you for your time, Anne Mattern
    Anne Mattern <amatt59@charter.com>
    Fort Worth, TX Tarrant -
    Happy gardening this summer!
    The Hague, Netherlands -
    I loved my visit to your gardens... brought back so many memories of my life in England.. will vist it very often... thanks for making it possibly for us to view such a wonderful setting
    Dorrie <Muffie2002@yahoo.ca>
    Kelowna, BC Canada -
    Nice! Not bad site!
    Russia -
    Can you provide any pointers on raising boganvilla?
    Scott <scottscheibner@yahoo.com>
    Maggie, The Gaden Club Council of Fort Worth maintains a Speakers List for the exclusive use of our members. The Council, which was organized in 1940, currently represents 43 garden clubs and 8 plant societies from Lewisville to Granbury. The Speakers List is distributed each May to incoming club officers. I know that you are very, very busy but wanted to know if you would you like to be included on the Speakers List. If so, send me email or send note up the street to Barbara Baker, 5724 Wedgmont Circle N, FW 76133 817-294-2448 bkrbhive@swbell.net. The list gives speaker's name, tel #, subject/s and type of programs (slides, lecture, tour) and fee or you may put "inquire" instead of fee. I enjoy and appreciate your column, Barbara
    Barbara Baker <bkrbhive@swbell.net>
    Fort Worth, TX -
    After having dabbled in gardening all my life (my Daddy always had a triumphant vegetable garden covering 2/3 of our backyard), my husband and I bulldozed our barren back yard and made my garden. It is fabulous and I have become hooked... studying, reading, and digging to my heart's content. Now, only my little granddaughters can tear me away from the soil and blooms....oh, and the dreaded garden mouse that enjoys scareing the "petunias" out of me! Love your websight, found it in an old issue of Family Circle's EASY GARDENING>
    Therese Smith <Howterific@aol.com>
    Marietta, GA USA -
    MAGGIE: Your garden is absolutely beautiful and I wish it was mine. A really important question: On your homepage page, you show some leaves, a large rock and a spray of rosy flowers on stems. Please, can you tell me the name of the flowered stems you show on that page. I think I have some of that plant right now, just picked from my son's new house, and I can't identify. The buds are clustered in threes, five petals, and a beautiful coral pink color, leaves are smallish, greenish red, and I think it's beautiful. Would love to order one but no idea what it is called. Could it be flowering quince? I would be so grateful to hear from you if you can help. I do believe it is pictured on your home page. Thank you so much for any help. Marianne
    Marianne C. Whitman <MCWhitman@aol.com>
    Staten Island, NT USA -
    Hey, Maggie! Sure do enjoy your Star Telegram articles. Would love to meet you someday. Two questions: Where can I find some cement hedgehog creatures? And, do Hellebores do well in Texas? Linda
    Linda Grigsby <orinlinda@earthlink.net>
    Willow Park, Tx -
    Hey, Maggie! Sure do enjoy your Star Telegram articles. Would love to meet you someday. Two questions: Where can I find some cement hedgehog creatures? And, do Hellebores do well in Texas? Linda
    Linda Grigsby <orinlinda@earthlink.net>
    Willow Pari, Tx -
    Hello, I just discovered your web site. It is incrediblly beautiful. Is your garden open for viewing. I'd adore the opportunity to see it in person. I'm justg completeing Master Gardener training through the Texas Extension Office in Fort Worth. Look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely yours soil mate, Berry Bock
    Berry Bock <jim_and_berry@yahoo.com>
    Fort Worth, Texas -
    Hello, there. Hope all is well with you. As a graphic artist had to say yours'is smashing
    Catherine Lake
    Los Angeles, CA USA -
    Thank you for your presentation today. We loved it! And your husband does a wonderful job on the web site. Thanks again!
    Ellie Knight <eknight@br-inc.com>
    Fort /Worth, T USA - Access is denied.
    Hello, I read you aricles in the Star Telegram and have visited you site previously. I am the program chairman for the Arlingon Men's Garden Club. We meet on the third Monday of every month. Do you do programs for garden clubs?? If so do you have a fee??
    Elbert Seal <eseal@wwol.com>
    Arlington, TX Tarrant - Access is denied.
    Just looking through your site and see you have us linked as a Clematis resource. Do you link in more than one section? We also carry over 200 varieties of roses. Thanks, will link your site back. Appreciate it! sue@bindingstevens.com
    Sue T. <sue@bindingstevens.com>
    Tulsa, OK USA - Access is denied.
    great site ,well I like to invite you to stop in to my site,updated weekly,free wallpaper link cool too.breaking new stories,garden pages and member comunitie of the month.plus other monthly top sites.more willy friendly place
    canada - Access is denied.
    great site ,well I like to invite you to stop in to my site,updated weekly,free wallpaper link cool too.breaking new stories,garden pages and member comunitie of the month.plus other monthly top sites.more willy friendly place
    canada - Access is denied.
    Hi Maggie, My husband and I came to your store in December. We purchased many plants. The plants are doing well and we enjoy talking with you. I hope we can come back and visit and see what is growing in your garden. Thanks, Jerrie Coler PS. I hope you are the lady who lives in St. Augistine
    Jerrie Coler <deerheart@hotmail.com>
    Lake Alfred, Fl USA - Access is denied.
    Just found your site today due to posting in S.T. article Re: Plant language. Am going to love visiting here!! Where can I learn the most about good practices etc. while waiting to take the master gardening course? Is there a list of gardening/plant organizations with meeting dates etc. posted anywhere on a website? Thought todays S.T.article was very informative. Thanks.
    Barbara Finholt <lillady38@aol.com>
    Benbrook, Tx USA - Access is denied.
    Long time no see. Lost your address due to computer problems and finally found it again. I built a temporary greenhouse to cover a pond in out backyard and covered part of our flower bed. The main reason for the greenhouse was to help winter over some water plants. A lone Texas Bluebonnet was enclosed in the flower bed area (along with several other plants). It is in full bloom as of Jan. 9, '02. I moved a couple of other bluebonnets from our front flower bed and they are growing well. I noticed today that there are volunteer bluebonnets coming up. Lantanas in full bloom as well as a verbena which was planted late last spring to replace a plant which didn't make it through our early hot dry weather. Have just started going through your site again and am enjoying the pictures. What camera do you use? I am using a Sony 2.1 megapixel and getting good results. Macro shots are really good. Have a pic of a water lily blossom interior taken at about 2 inches which is good. Keep up the good work and tell Larry his website work is really good. One of my high school classmates lives in SW Fort Worth and I think he isn't too far from you. Spencer D. Coleman, 4308 Springbranch Drive. He is an African Violet grower and has a 3,000 tree pecan orchard North of Fort Worth.
    James T. Slay <jtslay@amaonline.com>
    Amarillo, Tex USA - Access is denied.
    I really loved your article "Listen to your inner garden yens" from the FWST(12/8/01). Everytime I smell a Pine tree it takes me back when I was a little girl visiting my aunt and uncle in East Tx.There is something about the wind blowing thru those tall pines. Thank you for taking me back to some of the best memories of my life. I wish I had more pines in my yard,but sadly it seems all I have are those darn oaks. Sorry this is so late in coming to you. I am the #1 procrastinator in the world. sincerly,Anita Ellenberger
    ANITA ELLENBERGER <ex3@earthlink.net>
    Burleson, TX USA - Access is denied.
    I really enjoyed your garden, my visit here was very nice, thank you
    Stephanie <hrl4sports@hotmail.com>
    Allegan, Mi USA - Access is denied.
    My co-worker, Glenda Page, told me that you had talked to a group of Master gardeners. I was wondering if you would be available to speak during the noon hour for a small group of Burlington Resources employees during the spring (March or April)? It would be a very informal setting with the employees bringing their sack lunch. We are an independent oil and gas company located in downtown Fort Worth. My phone number is 817/347-2612 if you are interested and wish to discuss further. Thank you.
    Ellie Knight <eknight@br-inc.com>
    Fort /Worth, TX USA - Access is denied.
    What a nice find. I live in Texas and spent my formative years gardening in England. My sister and I own a British Tearoom in Schertz, and I am a Master Gardener. I am most interested in your class you are scheduled to give. And, will contact them for information. Thanks for sharing your lovely garden. Vicki
    Vicki Seder <bawdsym@world-net.net>
    San Antonio, TX U.S.A. - Access is denied.
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    Big C Lawn & Landscape Co. <webmaster@mybigc.com>
    Cincinnati, OH USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Great site...I will return.
    Janet Griffin <jgriffin@griffinproducts.com>
    Wills Point, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Thanks for your informative and fun site. Its tips and guides and a blessing for a beginning gardener such as myself. I also like your recipes for organic cleansers, dusters, and pesticides.
    Edna <Ednamvf@juno.com>
    Alvarado, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Nice site...
    fonts <cttulgr@dangerous-minds.com>
    USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Love your site! I really got into your wildlife page. our place is a certified OK Wild Scape. I love my wildlife. I am just beginning to try and take pictures. Hope you can take time to visit our site. Barb
    Barb <okiedand@aol.com>
    McLoud, OK USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    what a delightful website . i am a passionate gardener and also and have english roots, as my late mother was english and i was born in amersham, buckinghamshire. i have been gardening many years and love to grow antique roses, perennials, and herbs. i plan to visit your website at least once a week, what a delight to find someone with gardening experience in north central texas.
    patricia baines <plantladypat@aol.com>
    mansfield, tx usa - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Enjoy your site. Gardeners never bore of sneeking a peek into another garden.
    Donna Ressl <donnarus@usa.net>
    Arlington, tx - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Your site, discovered through KEtzel's, is absolutely gorgeous. Thank you!
    Janet Campbell
    W. Wareham, MA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I just love your site! I've accessed many of these sites, but none so great as this one!The canna plants are so beautiful. I'd like to plant them in the back corner of my yard. This area tends to get wet during Winter heavy rains and it has some clay soil, too. When should I buy the canna bulbs and plant them? I, also, want to transplant a Crepe Myrtle that's planted in a small area (4-5') with the house on one side and sidewalk on the other. It's about 15-20' high with multiple trunks. Is that a "doable" task? When do I cut the foliage off and divide my Irises and Lilies, including the huge Crinums? Thank you for your assistance. T. Boone
    T. Boone <10ljboo@gte.net>
    Keller, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Discovered your great website by way of Ketzel Levine's recommendation. Will save as a favorite and visit often. Thank you!
    Joyce Stevens <www.jflutterbye@msn.com>
    White Marsh, MD USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I was looking for something about my family name and your "Tegge Rose" popped up on the search. It was an interesting bit of history. Thanks.
    Stephen Tegge <pooop72@hotmail.com>
    Killeen, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Hallo !! Schöne grüße aus dem schönen Österreich. Hello from Austria !! Webmaster Michael
    Nemeth Michael <nemeth@EUnet.at>
    Österreich, - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Beautyful gardensite, my congratiolations.
    Vossaert Kurt <Kurtvos1@hotmail.com>
    Gent, Belgium - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I was so happy to have found your web page. I just spent two months in San Diego, loving the flowers that were blooming everywhere, and wanted to transform my hot dry Texas backyard to a floral wonderland, I had my doubts that it would work here in Fort Worth, but after seeing your beautiful work, I know that in time, I CAN have some lovely blossoms of my own. My son is 14, and his only request was I include honeysuckle in my plans. We sat here and enjoyed your slide show, and your stroll through the gardens. Thank you for sharing your gardening experience with we novices!
    Stephanie Smith <jeremimom@prodigy.net>
    Fort Worth, tx USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I saw some of your items at the Colleyville tour of gardens on Sunday. Do you have a store in the area or is everything sold over the internet?
    Susan Heap <susanheap@prodigy.net>
    Euless, TX - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I shore loved yore garden site. I wonder if I could contribute about my experience with greased pigs ? They live next next to my veggie patch.
    Spiftus Oblingata tremindiflorus(BO for short) <You know who I am!>
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    Got little time today to browse the site but will be back anon. Bookmarked.
    Albert Dorsey <albert_dorsey@lineone.net>
    York, England. UK - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    You have a lovely site! I plan to come back often.
    TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I had a grand time taking a stroll through your lovely garden. Your collection of clamatis is beautiful. I too have a wall of only three types but that picture has not yet made it onto my flower garden web site. I will come back again to see the rest of your pages. I invite you to visit my garden web site and feel free to leave your URL in my gb. It will give visitors to my site a chance to also visit yours. Anyway, I too learned to garden as a child, but on summer vacation at my grandparents in Vierzon,France. Great garden web site! Happy gardening.
    Jerry Gryniewicz <jerryg@adelphia.net>
    So. Burlington, VT USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I had a grand time taking a stroll through your lovely garden. Your collection of clamatis is beautiful. I too have a wall of only three types but that picture has not yet made it onto my flower garden web site. I will come back again to see the rest of your pages. I invite you to visit my garden web site and feel free to leave your URL in my gb. It will give visitors to my site a chance to also visit yours. Anyway, I too learned to garden as a child, but on summer vacation at my grandparents in Vierzon,France. Great garden web site! Happy gardening.
    Jerry Gryniewicz <jerryg@adelphia.net>
    So. Burlington, VT USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    We plan to move to the Waco area next year. The soil there is alkaline, so I have really enjoyed your garden information. It is lovely. When you once figure out how to grow a plant in your garden, you put the info to good use, aka. the clematus :). I wonder what city you garden in. I don't think it is San Antonio. It may be somewhere on your site, but I haven't found it yet. thanks for a lovely visit. - Judith
    Judith King <jaking300@aol.com>
    North Augusta, SC United States - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Love your website which I found quite by accident! Your web designer deserves much congratulations and the gardener as well!
    Bernetta Glasser <BernettaGlasser@yahoo.com>
    Arlington, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    So wonderful to hear from you all, thank you (even the guy who must not have found some of the 901 pictures!) Please post any gardening questions on the Garden Forum page, rather than on the guest book. I tried to answer Jenni's boggie question, but the e addy doesn't work - so have instead, posted it on the forum's FAQ page, in hope of her finding it there. I know that button on the first page says 'submit query', but I can't change it to say 'submit note'!
    Maggie <maggie@maggiesgarden.com>
    - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    You have a wonderful site. It is so easy to navigate and has tons of great content. I know how much time and work go in to a web site. Great job keep up the good work. I will stop back often.
    Glenn Bronner <gbronner@hotmail.com>
    Chicago, Il USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Hi, I just wanted to say that I loved your web site...Love the pictures of flowers....I was wondering if you could send me some information on how to take care of Boganvillas..I bought a hanging basket Boganvilla and I wanted to know how to take care of it.... Thanks, Jenni
    Jenni <starlady@logicsouth.com>
    SC - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Nice sight. Very nicely laid out. Try to add more pictures. And think about making the background a brighter color. I do like your "leaf" links. It goes perfect for this page and the others. Have a great time gardening, it will lead you beyond your wildest expectations!!
    Christopher Haywood <HaywoodJ@msn.com>
    Macon, Ga America - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Dear Garden Lover As a Floral lover may I cordially invite you & all Surfers to my Family Friendly Birds,Floral, Dogs,Cats,Pet & Wildlife Fine Art Prints Hobby/Dealer Website where I have on display over 800 Fine Art Prints on display including Louis Wain 1860-1939 Funny Cats/Dogs.
    Paul Hussey <fab-prints@cwcom.net>
    Waterlooville, Hampshire UK - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Maggie, I have enjoyed your articles in the Star Telegram. Keep them up.I am currently the program chairman for the Candleridge Garden Club and we would love to have you as one of our speakers . Jane Bruckner is one of our members. We meet the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM, from September toMay. Please give me a call at 817-292-9403 if you would be available this Fall or in the Spring. I live in Wedgewood on Wilkie Way, so I pass by your yard often and greatly admire it.We would be so honored if you could come to one of our meetings - We're also interested in your garden gift shop items! I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Martha Bleker
    Martha Bleker <EGB@mesh.net>
    Fort Worth, Tx. Tarrant - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    submitted a question to message board - composting- but i poked the wrong key and turned "anonymous". i have this site on my work place so i can get sane with the beauty of gardens. thanks for all this work you'all do the make such a blissful site!!
    Margota Mundy <margotmundy@hotmail.com>
    Van Buren, AR - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I must say that it was much to see. And I enjoyed it. What an effect it became of the pic taken over England from the plane ... Best from Lena
    Lena Eriksson <llena_er@bredband.net>
    Sweden - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I am a Tarrant County Master Gardener & would love to talk to you about possibly speaking to our group. Could you please call me (night is best) at (817) 645-0762? Your place looks just great! Thank you.
    Ben Oefinger <oefinger@hill-college.cc.tx.us>
    Cleburne, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    FT.WORTH, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I live in Clinton, MD, a suburb of Washington, DC and usually surf your site at work. I keep it bookmarked and its a breath of fresh air when I need to unwind. Thanks for sharing.
    Phyllis Beaty <pbeaty@cromor.com>
    Clinton, MD USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    nice website. I'm working on metromaples.com. The Rhododendrons are starting to bloom. Can we maybe move up our interview on my garden for your column? keith
    keith johansson <kogetsu@juno.com>
    arl, tx - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    maggie: you probably don't remember me. i used to work for george trimber many moons ago. i work with gail morris.
    flo corbin <fcorbin@gwinnroby.com>
    Burleson, tx usa - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    For over 55 years lawn and garden consumers have trusted Carl Pool products for their consistent premium quality.Our 100% all natural and organic plant food line-Earth-Safe Organics available in retail and comercial sizes. Please visit our website or call 1-800-245-7645 for info.
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    Gladewater, Tx United States - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Welcome to the Botanical Society. I enjoyed your visit and to say I am enjoying your website would be a gross understatement. I have already forwarded your address to several friends.
    Erdie Allsup <erdiepha@aol.com>
    Fort Worth, TX USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Have enjoyed your sight. We have 4" of fresh snow today. The photo's were a reminder of the sunshine and flowers.... SUMMER.....
    Karie Hamel <michflowernut@webtv.net>
    Lake City, MI 49651 - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I thoroughly enjoyed your website. Some of the most beautiful pictures I have ever seen!!
    Wanda Truett <truett02@gte.net>
    Sumter, SC 29153 - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Love your Garden News section. Your site is very attractive and inviting. Well Done! I had a lovely visit. Happy Gardening! from MARY'S PLACE
    OH USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    Our first visit with you and we are delighted to be here. I have been reading each week your "Five things to do this week" and it is a big help. This is a great website. Thanks so much.
    Bob & Minnie McNeely <bobmin@prodigy.net>
    Fort Worth, Tx USA - The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
    I found your three month organic garden calendar in the FTW Star Telegram. I really liked this column. A few days after reading it I received a catalog from a place located in Montana with some of the things you suggested. I thought I would check out your web page to see if these items might be here locally (the metroplex, DFW)
    Becky Sullivan <touchocntr@aol.com>
    Venus, TX USA -
    You have an incredibly well put together web site and garden. Our climates apparently are quite similar since we have the same things blooming at this time. Late winter, early spring are the highlights of my garden as I have several forsythias and hundreds of daffodils blooming in my garden. I also have a couple of quince, and I have found that if the winter has been mild enough, my anemones bloom before anything else. Since this one has been a little colder than normal, they are just now starting to bloom this year. Thanks for a great web site. -Eric
    Eric Lawson <ericnathanlawson@excite.com>
    Hull, Ga USA -
    I throughly enjoyed your take on being a gardener in Texas after experiencing British gardening.
    Candy Collins <CandyCollins@worldnet.att.net>
    Arlington, TX USA -
    Thanks for such a lovely site. I've been an organic gardener for quite some time, and am always happy to see others in the organic area who have prospered. Thanks for the visit, I enjoyed myself.
    Carol <c.peck@home.com>
    Bedford, TX USA -
    Hi Maggie! I just discovered your site today. What a wonderful and inspiring way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon. I hope to meet you one day, maybe at Clark's Gardens..... One thing I would be especially interested in is how you water all your gardens....do you have an irrigation system? That is always the problem in Texas, except for this Spring!! Thank you for your Star Telegram articles and for this beautiful site. Linda
    Linda Grigsby <orinlinda@earthlink.net>
    Willor Park, Tx -
    I enjoyed your web page. My friend Penny sent me your link. Thanx.. Nancy
    Nancy Krause <nancykrause@mymailstation.com>
    Union Gap, Wa USA -
    I like your site! Keep up the good work!
    Lewis Gardens
    MI USA -
    Maggie, my grandmother has attended a few garden club meetings and has been very impressed with your skills and has told me about your column in the Star-Telegram. Your website is very impressive. I thought I could use this as an opportunity to see how Callie is doing. The last time I saw her was at my wedding almost 3 years ago in June. Is she still working/living in Fort Worth? We have lost touch over the years and I would love to just know how she is doing. I am a dietitian at All Saints, love it...have been married for almost 3 years, things are great. No children yet, but we aren't in any hurry! Hope all is well with you. I hope to hear from you soon. Does Callie have an e-mail address? Thanks, Carrie Do you remember me? I was friends with Callie through high school? I'm not sure if you would recognize my name.
    Carrie Pearson-Huhtanen <jchuhtanen@cs.com>
    Fort Worth, TX -
    Love it!
    USA - Sunday, January 14, 2001 at 20:03:32 (CST)
    beautiful! Thank you
    Raye Allen <ohiofive@fuse.net>
    Wyoming, Oh - Saturday, December 30, 2000 at 19:45:06 (CST)
    Congratulations on the new column in the newspaper! I am sure you will have many readers. I know I always enjoy my visit to your website. Thanks for all the work you have done and for sharing with us.
    Mornin' Glory aka Pat <jpfrey@hotmail.com>
    Houston, TX USA - Sunday, December 17, 2000 at 19:11:13 (CST)
    jane eagling
    ROYALLA, NST AUSTRALIA - Friday, December 08, 2000 at 12:43:17 (CST)
    My bougainvilla is turning brown and loosing all it's leaves, surfing for help, found your site - am now going to browse
    Bonnie Kaye <kaye@terranova.net>
    Key Largo, Fl USA - Saturday, November 25, 2000 at 10:09:29 (CST)
    I have a garden of victorian roses. I loved looking at your garden. Thank you for sharing. Luann
    Luann McCutcheon <luannmac@yahoo.com>
    Boca Raton, Fl 33431 - Friday, November 24, 2000 at 13:56:08 (CST)
    Was surfing looking for help on planning a hedge for an urban nightmare site, and thought I would see what I could see.There is a school next to us. They tore out the privet hedge that had been there for 50 + years and put up a chain link fence...great for safety...horrible for looks. We have about a foot or less of sandy dirt on our side of the fence. We are in NYC, Riverside Drive is VERY windy so, no space to speak of, super windy, chain link fence and poor soil......help. Any ideas? Thank you so much for your site. Jude Hunt
    Jude hunt <JHunt81289@aol.com>
    New York, NY USA - Saturday, November 18, 2000 at 15:42:15 (CST)
    Nice site...I really enjoyed it
    Jim Tell <jt@listel.com>
    - Monday, November 13, 2000 at 12:54:15 (CST)
    I really enjoyed your site
    Jim Tims <jt@listel.com>
    - Thursday, November 09, 2000 at 13:54:30 (CST)
    Your garden is lovely!! I have ahh'ed over your flowers and wrote down a few new ones that can take my Zone 5. Thank you and your husband for sharing with me apart of your home. Corina
    corina <ZOSOWARRIOR@aol.com>
    Xenia, OH USA - Wednesday, November 08, 2000 at 22:28:50 (CST)
    This is a WONDERFULL site. Thank you so much for sharing. I will be back to this site for another visit for sure. Edith emlorenzen@home.com
    Edith Lorenzen <emlorenzen@home.com>
    Mill Bay, B.C. Canada - Sunday, November 05, 2000 at 09:44:06 (CST)
    Hi Maggie Finally got a chance to look at your Web Page ,all I can say is wow!!!!! We met in Philly,drinking coffee. You were on your way to Texas and I was on my way to Germany, I hope you get this message,didnt know how else to get a hold of you,I told you this computer and I dont get along too well.Sincerly,Mary
    Mary Doane <Jdoane0304@aol.com>
    Van Etten, NY USA - Saturday, November 04, 2000 at 13:00:02 (CST)
    A really great site you have here. Keep up the great work. All the best, Darren.
    Scotland - Monday, October 30, 2000 at 15:51:36 (CST)
    Just visited your site....... nice !!! Very interesting Come and visit me sometime..........I will come back You have done a great amount of work.. emily
    emilycompost <emily@emilycompost.com>
    - Sunday, October 29, 2000 at 16:35:54 (CST)
    Hello Friend! *S*
    Your website is that, of a beautiful place to spend time, I hope you find much joy in the time you spend here, as your time will be well spent. I pray the “Lord” richly blesses you, keeps you in his will, & safe at all times.
    Please visit my site to !!!!
    LOVE & HUGS @@@@@.

    AngelwarriorHelen <mom@netrax.net>
    USA - Sunday, October 29, 2000 at 13:05:50 (CST)
    Hi, several of our office staff visited today with Larry in regards to his doing computer work for us and in that conversation I mentioned that I had formally been a floral designer for some 20 years. He was nice enough to give me your web page address and I am IMPRESSED. Your gardens are beautiful and your early years in England sound fabulously beautiful and colorful. ' I also have been in a beautiful country with fabulous flowers. In 1991 I had the good fortune to be asked to be the designer for the flowers at a wedding in Australia and WOW! Those were some of the most beautiful flowers I have had to work with. Also, visiting their florist and working with the Australian designers was a complete delight. I hope to see your gardens some time in the future. Regards, Gail Adams, Dallas, Tex.
    Gail Adams <csm13@classicsalesandmktg.com>
    Keller, Tx USA - Friday, October 20, 2000 at 20:45:32 (CDT)
    we are trying to build a texas garden at my school on about half-acre plot. Can you suggest some good references?
    bernice sanders,science teacher <bernice190@aol>
    missouri city, tx america - Monday, October 09, 2000 at 20:27:17 (CDT)
    What a delightful site. I've bookmarked it to enjoy throughout the year. Your garden is wonderful, and I can tell it is maintained with joy and love and a great deal of perspiration in this Texas heat. Thank you for sharing. KT
    Kreta Trammell <ktrammell@compuwise.net>
    Boyd, TX - Friday, October 06, 2000 at 17:44:10 (CDT)
    thank you for developing a very attractive and informative site. your plant swap sounds like fun.
    henry turner <chryshen@home.com>
    - Thursday, October 05, 2000 at 21:00:49 (CDT)
    I met you last night at the A.O.G.C. meeting. I do the pressed card flowers as well. I'm going out to cut some lavender and pot-up my plants for the plant swap. I can't wait. (The main reason I joined the garden club was to swap plants) Enjoyed your pictures and talk last night.
    Dee Littlefield <deelittlefield@judgefite.com>
    Arl., TX USA - Friday, September 29, 2000 at 10:52:51 (CDT)
    Random Act of Kindness
    Enjoyed strolling through your garden.

    Jan <janetmccarron@yahoo.com>
    USA - Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at 22:39:13 (CDT)
    loved your site and the garden! I am trying to tame my louis. ky backyard into a rosemary verey style retreat and I was so happy to see someone who has done a similar thing all on her own.
    becky c
    - Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at 16:42:38 (CDT)
    absolutely love your site will be here often to see how your garden is blooming and to learn and enjoy.
    Yvonne Baird <austin1@earthlink.net>
    Leander, Tx - Wednesday, September 27, 2000 at 14:08:46 (CDT)
    Enjoyed taking a stroll through your garden.
    Arnold Greene <hogreene@cs.com>
    Miami, Fl. U.S.A. - Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at 17:53:32 (CDT)
    Your page is quite nice :)
    - Tuesday, September 26, 2000 at 11:18:01 (CDT)
    Maggie I can't think of a more perfect site!! I too am in texas,an organic gardener,and love the English garden. I didn't think we could have one here but you have done beautifully. Thank you
    L.E. Kelly <kelly91@attglobal.net>
    - Monday, September 25, 2000 at 20:48:47 (CDT)
    Have just "stepped into your garden" today for the first time. What a wonderful site. Congratulations. Am looking forward to many more return visits!
    Di Harrington <robdih@xtra.co.nz>
    Christchurch, New Zealand - Sunday, September 24, 2000 at 23:07:24 (CDT)

    The Scouts of the Digital Delilah's have seen your site and commend your wonderful work. The Digital Delilah's offer a friendly site competition for sites such as yours! Come on over! Stop in, look around, apply to our Web Ring, the competition, or even the staff! We always welcome talent on our staff. Hope to see you soon!

    - Friday, September 22, 2000 at 22:26:40 (CDT)
    Grow exotic plants in Helston,including bananas,palms,cacti/succulents,"conservatory" plants.
    Lee Mullen <opuntia@btinternet.com>
    Helston,Cornwall, U.K. - Sunday, September 17, 2000 at 08:10:11 (CDT)

    I loved your site especially your journals. I've added you to my favorites. Thanks! Donna
    Donna Santa Maria <angle7381@aol.com>
    Phoenix, AZ United States - Saturday, September 02, 2000 at 15:58:47 (CDT)
    Fine Site. Greetings from GERMANY.
    The Gardenpage <info@gartenpage.de>
    Regensburg, BY GERMANY - Monday, August 14, 2000 at 17:23:43 (CDT)
    Great site thanks so much for sharing it with me I've enjoyed my stay and also would like to give you my Creative Award Of Excellence for your great work done. Claudette Letendre
    Me USA - Friday, August 11, 2000 at 05:56:34 (CDT)
    Hi Maggie -- I will be moving to a small town near Ft Worth soon -- is your garden open for visits and, if so, please let me know when and where. I have a dear friend who would be very interested in visiting your garden along with me. Thank you for a very interesting and beautiful site. Pat
    - Sunday, August 06, 2000 at 10:25:39 (CDT)
    Thanks for such a great site full info! I'll be back here for sure. ( found you on the TOWN GARDENS webring )

    OH USA - Wednesday, August 02, 2000 at 20:08:12 (CDT)
    I have posted Mike and Robin's enquiries on the Garden Forum board for our guests to contribute their suggestions. The nearest link to the forum is at the bottom of the navi side bar to the right of this page. On the forum page's navi bar, the latest discussions are found by clicking on 'Last Day' or 'Last Week'. There is also a tree view of all topics on the same side bar.
    - Tuesday, August 01, 2000 at 22:31:07 (CDT)
    we are in the process of installing a inground swimming pool.i would info. on landscaping, best plants,shrubs,ground cover&best mulch to use around pool. also any tips you might have on landscaping.thank you
    mike(coach)winfield <mike731@kzepmail.com>
    san antonio, tx u.s.a - Tuesday, August 01, 2000 at 15:20:16 (CDT)
    Loved your website! Gleaned several ideas for my own "limestone rock" of a yard. Bought 3 acres 3yrs ago way out in the country down a dead end dirt track,with cotton fields pastures and lots of woodlands all around-so I constantly look for new ideas and websites. Thanks for such beauty and good gardening!! Angie
    Angie Fuller <shellseekr1@lycos.com>
    Troy, AL USA - Tuesday, July 25, 2000 at 13:54:11 (CDT)
    Hello from Eastern Ontario! Nice to meet you across the miles! I found your web site via Family Circle and enjoyed it immensely! Your garden history, pictures and story of your garden sounds very interesting and I hope to visit many more times! We are a family greenhouse business here in the rural countryside of Oxford Mills, Ontario Canada and have been five years in the business of growing naturally-grown potted herbs, annuals, perennials and small trees 'n shrubs - We hold garden events, garden teas and now offer a "summer's afternoon herbal get-a-way which includes an aromatherapy treatment! Thank you once again for a most enjoyable site and hope to chat sometime in the near future! Claudia 'n Chris Sutton Forget-me-Not Herbs 'n Wildflowers/Healing Scents (From the Garden) "if you have a mind at peace, a heart that cannot harden, go find a door that opens wide upon a lovely garden."
    Claudia Sutton <forgetmenot@achilles.net>
    Oxford Mills, Ontario, CANADA - Thursday, June 29, 2000 at 16:34:30 (CDT)
    Loved your site... plants and flowers (roses) are my passion... thanks for the nice moments I spent browsing your pages...CONGRATS!! Be happy... always... Helena.
    Helena Bucasio <rpbucasio@domain.com.br>
    Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil - Monday, June 26, 2000 at 22:54:08 (CDT)
    You've done a great job on your site. Excellent design with plenty of info. Keep up the good work!
    Kenny <kspt@webtv.net>
    Panama City, FL USA - Saturday, June 24, 2000 at 08:09:49 (CDT)
    I want to know how to care for a bougainvillea. I was just given one and I know nothing about them. Could you help me out?
    Teresa Lewis <nrl@calpha.com>
    Eddy, TX USA - Thursday, June 22, 2000 at 16:58:09 (CDT)
    I enjoyed your site thoroughly, the email cards were a wonderful touch, I did take advantage and send one to a very special person. Thanks I will be visiting again and again......Wayner
    Wayne Reardon <wayner2000@Hotmail.com>
    Cambridge, Canada - Friday, June 16, 2000 at 20:35:21 (CDT)
    hello maggie , I am glad to see how good your garden is coming I never get to see your garden any more but I am glad you have a web page that we can see. Iwill certainly come again and see how it is doing, GOOD LUCK&BEST WISHES TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY Brandi Johnston
    Brandi Johnston
    - Monday, June 12, 2000 at 19:48:43 (CDT)
    Rarely have time to browse on the net, am home now and learning to use this machine. Lovely site , thus far. Can't wait to dig deeper. Thanks, Sue Akalski-McDonald
    susan sparrow <@betterearthnews.com>
    Boerne, TX USA - Sunday, June 11, 2000 at 20:58:48 (CDT)
    PICTON, NEW ZEALAND - Monday, June 05, 2000 at 17:14:35 (CDT)
    Also a transplanted English woman from Lancashire. We have an organic garden for flowers, herbs and vegetables although we do not have as much space as your garden. Would like to see more photos of your planting beds.
    Vera Manley <manralvera@aol.com>
    Virginia Beaach, va usa - Saturday, June 03, 2000 at 20:45:26 (CDT)
    I just found your pic, and article in the Easy Gardener, and was so glad to find you, I plant a lot of petunias, and annuals, but would love some advice, I just bought some beautiful Blaze climber roses, and don't know WHERE to put them, and don't even KNOW if i can grow them, could you give any advice, and also it was wonderful finding your site in the magazine at the grocery store, Thanks, Joni PS. my husband has been diagnosed with cancer, and this gardening therapy really helps me, we have an ll year old Amanda, and she loves to help also. It's helpful to grow things, for fun isn't it?
    Joni Taylor <SidingCom@aol.com>
    Birmingham,, AL Jefferson - Saturday, May 27, 2000 at 08:32:17 (CDT)
    The display on your home page is beautiful. I have had some diffulty in getting it to come up and in e-mailing the lovely pictures. Can you tell me what the problem is?
    Eunice Crow <Eunicented@aol.com>
    Ennis, Tx. Ellis - Wednesday, May 24, 2000 at 08:01:28 (CDT)
    I found your web site through the article in the Family Circle Easy Gardening magazine. I recently moved to California after living in Stephenville for 17 years -- I really miss Texas -- hot summers, cold winters, bugs and all!! I've been working on renovating a very old, ugly garden in the house I bought here -- it's a challenge.
    I look forward to many visits to your garden. Sincerely, Pat Shepherd Pat Shepherd <shepher@tarleton.edu>
    - Wednesday, May 17, 2000 at 16:43:28 (CDT)
    I was looking for information on St. Joseph's Lily and found your web site. One word describes it - fantastic!
    Carol McLean <chmclean@bellsouth.net>
    Marietta, GA USA - Thursday, May 11, 2000 at 14:06:25 (CDT)
    Thanks for your inquiry Diane. I have posted your Organic Guide question on our Forum board for Gail to answer there. The Garden Forum button is accessed at the bottom of many of our sites pages, the nav bar leaf and the top left hand corner of the Home Page. On the forum board page, just click 'Last Week' on the navi side bar to access the most current discussions. Gail's topic is titled 'Organic Guide' and she is always glad to chat with her readers there. Glad you found us today Diane, and thanks for writing.
    maggie Maggie <gardenlove@swbell.net>
    - Saturday, May 06, 2000 at 22:56:46 (CDT)
    The March notes in "Organic Guide" suggest to treat for fire ants with a drench of DE and pyrethrum. Is this powder or liquid pyrethrum? Thanks for the help
    Diane <panoge@airmail.net>
    Fort Worth, TX USA - Saturday, May 06, 2000 at 21:49:40 (CDT)
    A Beautifully crafted site. Thanks to you I now have to create a graphic of my Mum's face shrouded in flower petals! 8-)
    Nick Edgar <uncleeggy@xtra.co.nz>
    West Melton, New Zealand - Saturday, April 29, 2000 at 08:14:17 (CDT)
    Dear Maggie, I have really enjoyed your site! I am now motived beyond my abilities. Your hard work and willingness to share you gardening experiences with all is greatly appreciated. This is may first adventure in looking up gardening infor on the net and I feel I have stumbled on a goldmine. I'm in the process of creating heirloom flower beds for the "Shattuck Windmill Park and Museum" in Shattuck, OK. We would like to keep the beds planted in flowers that would be appropriate to a NW Oklahoman homestead some time around the beginning of the 19th century. Our climate is hot and dry plus the soil is a sandy/cleiche'. There is water available but the volunteers are few to make sure that all is watered regularly. Some plants we are considering are the Iris, Lilac, Daylilies, Four O'Clocks, Holly Hocks, Bacholar Buttons, and Trumpet vines. All these seem typical to old homesteads and grandmas flower beds. I hope they are appropriate. Your site has been helpful but I could sure use more information and am very open to suggestions. This park has been featured in Southern Living and is becoming a known attraction for this area. Tour buses from OK City included this as a stop often especially in the fall. The park features several types of vintage windmills, a soddy dugout, and a recently restored homestead house. Thank you for the information that I have been able to reap thus far and I hope to receive more soon. Stop by and visit us if you are ever near our neck of the woods. We have had visitor from every state in the nation except maybe 2, I say maybe because that may have changed since I last asked.
    Sincerely, Debbie Ivie Debra D. Ivie <ivies@pldi.net>
    Shattuck, OK United States - Friday, April 28, 2000 at 13:59:26 (CDT)
    Maggie, I am SO-O-O impressed with your web site. I'm not one to spend much time on the web. I'd rather be gardening. This morning, however, I couldn't sleep, from anticipation of your plant swap tomorrow, so I decided to brouse your site. I haven't nearly explored all of it, but I am thrilled by what I've seen. What camera do you use to make the photos of your flowers? I've never been satisfied with photos I've taken of my garden and I'd like to be able to share my garden with those who can't stop by in person.
    See you Saturday. Mary Ann Mary Ann Parrish <maryannparrish@juno.com>
    Cleburne, TX USA - Friday, April 28, 2000 at 05:58:21 (CDT)
    Welcome to the Virtual Garden network! Your site is beautiful and one can see the passion being conveyed through your words and pictures. We look forward to strolling in your garden again soon.
    Paul T. Nawrocki and Brad P. Scobey <pnawroc1@bellsouth.net>
    Fort Lauderdale, FL USA - Wednesday, April 26, 2000 at 00:45:30 (CDT)
    Maggie.....please note the change of URL address, above. I really appreciate the link! Your site has been linked to mine for several weeks now and I've had quite a few visitors that have noted to me they came to find my site through yours......Thanks again, Nancy Fernandes
    Nancy Fernandes <NancyFern@aol.com>
    - Sunday, April 23, 2000 at 07:30:13 (CDT)
    I love your garden photos they are so beautiful and i have always admired your garden.
    Katie Braymer <KJQT2006@aol.com>
    Ft.Worth, Tx U.S - Wednesday, April 19, 2000 at 21:21:07 (CDT)
    very nice. RJH
    Robert Howard Mckinney, tx United States - Sunday, April 16, 2000 at 09:53:08 (CDT)
    Thanks for the organic tips for the DFW area. I love your garden. I grew interested in gardening in 1995 (in Dallas) and have gardened in my current location for 3 years. We definitely face some challenges! I will continue to visit your site. Thanks
    Laura Cerva Laura Cerva <lcerva@flash.net>>
    Dallas, TX USA - Friday, April 14, 2000 at 10:31:27 (CDT)
    Oh my goodness I shall have to come back or I'll be here all day. What an amazing site, you must have put in some hours..I shall have to praise the garden later, havn't really had chance for a good look yet..Happy Gardening..
    Terry <thornton.applehaigh@virgin.net>
    Yorkshire, England - Friday, April 14, 2000 at 08:36:45 (CDT)
    New to gardening and landscaping. Just bought my 1st house so I am in need of tips and advice. Looking at your site because I love the romance of English gardens. Thanks
    Kathleen Van Wettering <kvw0205@aol.com>
    Temple, Tx - Wednesday, April 12, 2000 at 21:39:33 (CDT)
    Another return visit Maggie to see what's new. Love the e-cards what a great idea and these are so pretty. Our daylight saving has just finished here so it's clean up time and get things ready for spring. Keep up the good work.
    Adelaide & Graham <grahamdunn@adelaide.on.net>
    Adelaide, S.A. Australia - Wednesday, April 12, 2000 at 17:43:40 (CDT)
    Very neat page you have here. Very informative. Please vistit my site & give your opinons in my gb!
    Dana Ozak <dana@ozak.cc>
    Cleveland, OH usa - Saturday, April 08, 2000 at 12:17:21 (CDT)
    Hi Maggie and Larry, Did you know that Jack Calloway died? About a month ago. Still enjoying your website! Later............
    David <dogwoodgdn@aol.com>
    Maud, - Sunday, April 02, 2000 at 11:07:45 (CDT)
    Hello Maggie, Sorry I haven't got back to you sooner but have been covered up with Grandchildren. I dearly love them but I am in dire need of time in my garden. Many of my hostas are coming up and they need to be treated for slugs...We got behind last year on treating them and had pretty big slug damage. I don't know exactly when I will be in Ft.Worth again but I will give you ample time and will call you a week or so in advance if that would meet with your approval. Looking forward so to meeting you and your garden. Thank you for the invitation,
    Lindale , TX - Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 16:03:21 (CST) Wonderful site. I have moved to a new house and working on new gardens. A lot of ideas here. I'll be coming back time after time.
    Billie Mercer <BMercerTX@aol.com>
    Houston, TX USA - Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 09:20:26 (CST)
    I stumbled across your page and was glad i did, it is late here so i can't look at everything, but i will be back. Were i live i am way up in the hills and we have a long winter and short summer so it is a challenge to find the best plants for my area bye sharon
    sharon <greeneyedlady@attcanada.net>
    pritchard, bc canada - Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 04:05:25 (CST)
    M.. Thx for the reply..I didnt know you were right here,,we live on the East Side off 30 by Channel 11 and Nolan High. Cool. I couldnt get the map to load, so looked it up in Mapsco. No problem. Love the pix you have on the site of your work. Man, that is a LOT of work, I know. We enjoy it and hope to see you in April. Best regards
    Ray <ray@advances.com>
    ft worth, tx - Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 03:15:25 (CST)
    Maggie, So nice to hear from you. Loved the site and will be back many time. I noticed on the site several people asked where you were located but didnt see any response to the question. I know you are in the area somwewhere, but coulndtt figure out where. My wife and I would love to attend the Swap Meet. We have quite a little garden adventure going here in FW. Can you tell us where the "swapping' will take place so we can see if we might be able to go? I loved the detailed info about the plants and knowing that you are in this area gives you info more credibility, cause we all know what a challenge it is trying to garden in N. Texas during the summer. I learned a lot about the early spring growing season. Gonna try it right now, we're off to get some seeds. Thanks again..regards
    ft worth, tx - Wednesday, March 22, 2000 at 10:33:59 (CST)
    Good site, good information, interesting, lots of stuff I can use to help my gardens grow. I learned a lot.
    Thanks. Ray <ray@advances.com>
    ft worth, tx - Tuesday, March 21, 2000 at 20:16:28 (CST)
    What a wonderful site, just awesome. Spent along time browzing but haven't finished and will be back many times. Love you to see my webpage but its a beginners and nothing like yours but it has pics of my garden. Thanks again Brenda (Gardengirl)
    Brenda <bobbrenda@ns.sympatico.ca>
    Yarmouth, NS Canada - Sunday, March 12, 2000 at 09:34:31 (CST)
    Thank`s for all the information on your site spec. for your own garden and The Heligans.I have looked a lot for Heligans on the webb but have`t found anything until now. A request: when is the best time of the year to visit the Heligans and is your garden open for public? Thanks again and a very good garden year. Regards J.J.
    Jan Johansson <klasa.gard@telia.com>
    Linkoping, Sweden - Saturday, March 11, 2000 at 03:12:38 (CST)
    We are very avid gardeners and have lived in Lindale for 18 years after living in Bedford for 25 years. I am a member of the Ft. Worth Antiquarian club and we meet the 2nd Wednesday of eeach month. I would like very much to meet with you and tour your garden..We also have a yorkie named Abner(husband named him) and I call him Abbie. Please drop me Email and let me know if I could visit you. Thank you ...Judy
    Judy Kimbro <orbmik@tyler.net>
    Lindale , TX - Thursday, March 09, 2000 at 16:03:21 (CST)
    I loved attending last year's plant swap, I hope another is in the planning for this year.
    Jeannetta B. Castle <JCastle@ksclaw.com>
    Mansfield, TX U.S. - Monday, March 06, 2000 at 21:39:45 (CST)
    I just learned from your friend Wilma in Ontario that you visit Cornwall and I aqm intrigued. She says that you are in Texas and my wife visits Texas regularly in her work. It is a small world!!
    David S. Smith <DSSgaviman@aol.com>
    Botallack, St. Just, Cornwall England - Saturday, March 04, 2000 at 15:49:06 (CST)
    Really interesting site covering lots of different topics. I will be back again soon to spend more time browsing.
    Nicola <dirtynails@green-fingers.co.uk>
    UK - Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at 12:23:20 (CST)
    Wow you have been busy ! It's been a while since I've stopped by and I must say I am very impressed. Keep up the great work Maggie. Take care and have a great day !
    Shauna <gardenerette@home.com>
    Nanaimo, BC Canada - Sunday, February 27, 2000 at 23:11:34 (CST)
    We went on a Historical Garden Tour in Savannah last summer and the guide became my new friend and she just emailed me your site - it is fabulous!!! Llano is in Central Texas and we live in a 100 year old home on five acres on the Llano River three blocks from the Courthouse. I am starting an English/Herb Garden on the side lot. I have just planted 4 Cherry Laurels and a Leyland Fir. I will have lots and lots of hedges and have been agonizing on what to plant for hedges/borders. I first thought rosemary, then boxwood and now am about to go with yaupon holly (supposedly it grows faster than others). I can't decide on where to use the dwarf or the larger. Your site is a goldmine. What city are you located in?
    Lynda Gammage <lgllano@yahoo.com>
    Llano, TX Llano - Sunday, February 27, 2000 at 12:10:50 (CST)
    Thanks for having such a wonderful and informative site. Couldn't find the first weed! I'll be back soon jp
    Jane Price <jane203d@aol.com>
    Gary, TX USA - Wednesday, February 23, 2000 at 22:30:50 (CST)
    I surfed here via the victoriana web ring. I thoroughly enjoyed your pages!
    Come by and visit us anytime

    Dream Weaver <dreamy@a-znet.com>
    Parish, NY USA - Monday, February 21, 2000 at 21:48:55 (CST)
    I have enjoyed viewing your web site.I will look forward for more information for future reference. Thank you in advance, Elizabeth
    Elizabeth <Erbrow@aol.com>
    Texarkana, Tx USA - Sunday, February 20, 2000 at 08:04:58 (CST)
    You have a wonderul site and a beutiful garden. I live in central texas, 26 miles west of Temple. I am starting to landscape around my house, it's a standard house in the suburbs so I don't have as much space as I would like. I think I'll get a lot from your website, so thank you in advance for the information.
    James Springer <mechmed1@aol.com>
    copperas cove, TX usa - Saturday, February 19, 2000 at 20:26:26 (CST)
    Thank you for letting me into your world! You have given me some great idea"s, I"m getting spring fever and can not wait to get my hands dirty!
    Sherri Slocumb <bmwray525@aol.com>
    Humble, TX Harris - Sunday, January 30, 2000 at 18:50:54 (CST)
    I enjoyed my brief visit to your website, and hope to return for a more in-depth visit. I live in the Dallas area, and am a hopeful herb gardener, wanting to break up the small, boxy sameness of the suburban yard. Also, I am a lover of English gardens, especially the cottage garden, so I hope to have an unruly blooming area similar to that. So thanks for the "progressive" photos of your yard; it gives me hope that in 6 months, my garden could change my home's setting as beautifully!
    Joyce Williams <jbwtexas@aol.com>
    Coppell, TX USA - Saturday, January 29, 2000 at 15:40:29 (CST)
    I have posted my reply to Donna on the Forum pages under FAQs for further ref on growing bluebonnets.
    - Friday, January 28, 2000 at 20:25:17 (CST)
    Thanks Maggie for a wonderful stroll thru a most very lovely garden,and what great ideas! I started my garden 2 years ago and cannot find a tree, flower, plant, bird, butterfly, frog,or any wild creature that I just don't love! I am now a garden addict. I also take loads of pictures but do not yet know how to start a site so I can share with others. When I figure it out I will certainly let you know. Thanks again for a great visit. I did live in Fort Worth for a couple of years and fell in love with your bluebonnets! Am trying to grow them here, but not doing so good. Is it true that it takes a couple of years to get them established? From Donna in the garden of Eden.
    Donna <bv.fitter597@worldnet.att.net>
    Kankakee, Il usa - Friday, January 28, 2000 at 11:49:30 (CST)
    Here's wishing you much luck and pleasure turning that mud-yard into a garden, Sujane! At least you won't have to remove coastal bermuda grass in the bed zones! I have posted my reply to Carol, below, as there are some bed-design tips within the note that might interest you on edgings and bed-architecture. There is also a new-gardener's primer article on the December Come Stroll pages that may interest you and I shall create a new garden forum page to contain all this and future new-garden FAQs. This is a great time to begin a garden in our area. Have fun and take time to make some gourmet mud pies, cause gardening is our socially-accepted chance to legally 'play' outdoors again!
    Maggie to Sujane
    - Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at 12:55:44 (CST)
    Thanks for letting us know your enjoyed the pages Carol! Since yours is a short-term garden, you might want to go for annual vines such as moon vine and morning glory. Perennial vines such as Passiflora passion vine and coral vine could be grown in pots to be relocated with your next move. Growing young trees in large pots could furnish the deck edges to give you the sense of a 'garden room' and could also be moved to your next home. They would wait patiently there for you to plant them into the ground of your new home when you move in a year or two. Your trumpet vine will come back for sure and may take over the entire yard if not carefully contained! Your tropical mandevilla and bougainvillea are very sensitive to cold, and are usually grown in pots so as to be taken in for the winter. Depending on which esperanza you have, it may be the same may situation - If you have the Tecoma stans 'esperaza', it is more susceptible to cold than the hardier form : Tecoma angusta, which blooms longer than the other. The salvia greggiis are great border plants for hot dry gardens and come in pink, red, coral, white and a new purple. They have some green foliage almost year-round. Evergreen edgings are a mixed border's best friend ... to keep the beds looking bright through winter. Creeping junipers, 'thrift' Phlox subulata, dianthus, 'lamb's ears' Stachys, and liriope are some great ones which also tolerate our hot-dry summers. Taller junipers and hollies are good evergreen bones for the winter scene. The yaupon hollies make great topiary medium for architectural structure within the border.. Most perennials can safely be potted up for relocating, and annuals from seeds are the most cost-efficient strategy for a temporary garden. Be sure to watch for our newest page, about to be published: a monthly guide to organic gardening practices for Texas. I shall add you to our mailing list to notify you when new pages are published. Here's wishing you a glorious 2000 garden and many more to come! Maggie
    Maggie to Carol
    - Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at 12:39:12 (CST)
    Loved your site, I'm always looking for ideas to incorporate into fy young garden that I don't know much about yet. I'm mostly into perennials, which are all dead-looking right now, but i've been assured they're not. I'm excited thinking about what Spring will bring to me, I'm expecting the garden to look very different from last year, as everything was new, small and choppy looking. Any ideas for fast growing vines with flowers? We have a nice deck, but no trees to speak of. We already have Trumpet vine, Mandevilla, Esperanza and Boganvilla. I hope everything will come back, it looks terrible now. Along the fence we have Plumbago, Lantana, Mexican heather, and various sages I don't remember the names of. I like a lot of color. We get pretty much full sun, it's very hot and dry here, but I water frequently. We aren't going to do a lot of construction of beds, etc, because we intend to move in a year or two, but I really want to make the most of what we have for the time being. Carol
    Carol Daniell <CarolSAT@aol.com>
    San Antonio, Tx USAT- Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at 11:28:25 (CST)
    I am a friend of Amy Braymer. We have just recently moved into a brand new house and all we have for yard at the present is mud. I would like to have some gardens, more than just the usual landscaped yard. Anyway, she told me to look at your website. I do not have time right now to look a lot, but I will be back!
    Sujane McNeel <svmtcu@aol>
    Fort Worth, Tx USA - Wednesday, January 26, 2000 at 09:29:05 (CST)
    Awesome site! I enjoyed my visit. Keep up the good work, and have a great day
    Random Acts of Kindness

    Simpleemee <Simpleemee@theglobe.com>
    Lancaster, PA USA - Sunday, January 23, 2000 at 21:29:03 (CST)
    Hi! I am a member of the Herb Society and enjoyed your talk at the January meeting. I really have no garden at my house and really very few shrubs. I do my gardening mostly on the patio. I think that your website is fantastic and look forward to many a stroll through it and may even be inspired to do a little gardening in my yard. Thank you for such a lovely website to visit.
    Pat Oestricher <patricia@airmail.net>
    Fort Worth, TX USA - Saturday, January 22, 2000 at 15:05:19 (CST)
    I like your web site,very nice.I will be coming to the herb meeting tomorrow to hear you speak.I own an apple orchard and peaches.We grow dwarf apple trees.I look forward to meeting you tomorrow.sue short
    sue short <ss.apple@juno.com>
    roanoke, tx tarrant - Friday, January 14, 2000 at 17:41:49 (CST)
    Dear Maggie, My son and daughter have just moved to Texas (Dallas area). I am thinking of sending them a subscription to Texas Gardener Magazine. What do you think? I loved your site. I will be visiting Texas soon and am looking forward to seeing the area.
    Roberta <marshkl@gte.net>
    Tacoma, WA USA - Saturday, January 01, 2000 at 23:53:10 (CST)

    I would like to invite you to visit us at Net Buddies.Where people from all over the world can share and grow.We have pages for teens and younger members too. Our main cause is the fight against child pornography.Please help us protect our children.

    This rose is a gift for your page.

    Recruiter Lady Yankee <choochoo34_98@yahoo.com>
    MD - Sunday, December 26, 1999 at 20:28:05 (CST)

    I stumbled across your beautiful website looking up our family name of TEGGE. I had never heard of the rose, but love the idea. Our branch of the Tegge family originated from the island of Usedom off the coast of Pomerania. Incidentally, many of my ancestors seem to have been fascinated with growing roses!
    Juergen Tegge <hawksports@tigernet.de>
    Tangstedt, Germany - Saturday, December 25, 1999 at 13:52:50 (CST)
    Pretty cool pages.
    Jack <moorej@oasis.enmu.edu>
    Portales, NM US - Friday, December 24, 1999 at 04:18:07 (CST)
    Marline, Maggie has shared an entire year of plants (with beautiful photos) that succeed in her garden! Check out the Come Stroll pages for a feast of Texan bloomers with wonderfully written articles - so much more enjoyable than those boring long lists on many other sites. Every article makes me feel I had spent the day in her garden. Thanks Maggie, for inviting us all in!
    Texas - Monday, December 20, 1999 at 23:22:58 (CST)
    Tell us about your garden Marline.
    - Sunday, December 19, 1999 at 22:51:24 (CST)
    what plants thrive best in texas . fruit trees . i live in beaumont texas on the coast
    marline mcguire <marlinem@aol.com>
    beaumont , tx jefferson - Sunday, December 19, 1999 at 07:51:30 (CST)
    I have just spent an enjoyable hour at your site as snow is falling and covering the ground. This October I bought a lovely little home that has not one bit of landscaping on the two acre property. You have given me some wonderful ideas, especially from your lovely photos of the cottage in Cornwall. Hopefully 5 or 10 years down the road I'll have something approaching half as lovely. Thank-you once again and I'll be back.
    Shirley Ford
    St. Charles, Ont. Canada - Wednesday, December 15, 1999 at 14:46:32 (CST)
    Maggie, Thank you so much for that Come Stroll site. I felt so special me and my husband enjoyed it very much, in fact we did a little garden planning this weekend and we are going to go look for the bush that you had pictured in the Come Stroll article. Everything was very helpful to us and i'm sure all of your other Come Stroll articles will too. I look forward to them now every month to help us along. Hope you and everybody has a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Again Thank You Maggie! =o)
    Michele <TEXCOUPLE169@aol.com>
    - Sunday, December 12, 1999 at 18:25:50 (CST)
    I know you wrote the new Come Stroll esp for a Michele in Texas Maggie, but I just had to write and say THANK YOU for sharing all your effort and inspiring information. It is was just what I needed to encourage us to start on our first garden! Everytime I come visit your site, I crave to take the plunge, and now you have given me the confidence!!! I will follow your come Stroll pages every month for year-round inspirations!! Hope you have a wonderful holiday season, love Holly
    Plano , Texas - Thursday, December 09, 1999 at 09:09:56 (CST)
    John, your site is fabulous. What a wonderful service it provides. I will definitely contact you when seeking Irish gardens! It has long been a dream to visit Helen Dillon's garden and now fabulous to learn of other possible destinations in the region. Unfortunately, the wonderful custom of 'open gardens' is relatively unheard of in this country. I remember when we would often happen upon signs in front gardens that read 'Garden Open Today' over there, and there would be a discreet little box by the garden gates with the words 'thank you' (or even unmarked) for visitors to leave tokens that helped support the gardens. This garden and site could use one of those little boxes!! We do use the Yellow Book guide when garden seeking, where the funds go to charity, and of course the Nat. Trust. And we do hope to publish more articles on the glories we have visited. How amazing it must be to first time visitors to the UK to discover the enormous amount of gardens that are open visitors - or even just those to feast on while getting from destination to another! I can never get enough of it!!!!
    Maggie <to John in Ireland>
    - Saturday, December 04, 1999 at 02:23:26 (CST)
    It's in the works Michele. I will holler at you when posted!
    maggie <to michele>
    - Saturday, December 04, 1999 at 02:21:55 (CST)
    Michele <TEXCOUPLE169>
    DAYTON, TX - Friday, December 03, 1999 at 20:54:41 (CST)
    Oh Maggie! What a terrific site, have you ever been over here to see the gardens in Ireland? keep up the great work on the page and the garden!! compliments of the season.
    John Bourke <jsb@indigo.ie>
    Dublin, ## Ireland - Friday, December 03, 1999 at 15:26:56 (CST)
    Hi Irene, So glad you liked the garden! Send us some of your excess rain ;-) But even in these drought years, folks are always surprised to learn that most of the garden is watered no more than our neighbor's lawns ... some of it even less! Intensively enriched organic clay soil and other bio-friendly practices, along with established adaptable plants in appropriate seasons, no vegetable plot and very few annuals makes it much more possible to garden in hot climates than most would expect. We don't even have an automatic sprinkler system here. Regular composting is key and the sunny beds are blanketed with layers of newspaper and then topped with our mulched-up woody prunings to keep the soil from baking. And I think my best defense is that most important fertilizer: the gardener's shadow - something always needs grooming and fortunately, I enjoy that as much as watching the seasons evolve through the returning growths. Thanks for dropping by and for saying hello!
    Maggie <to Irene in Wa>
    - Friday, December 03, 1999 at 01:04:01 (CST)
    My Aunt Ann Bottorff (your neighbor) sent me you address. What a beautiful garden. Thank you for sharing. We have anything but drought here in W. Wash. but my yard doesn't look as nice as yours.
    Irene Underhill <icu@localaccess.com>
    Centralia, WA USA - Thursday, December 02, 1999 at 12:37:01 (CST)
    Hi Michele, the answer to your questions will be posted as the next Come Stroll article ... 2 birds with one stone!!
    Maggie <reply to michele in Dayton>
    - Wednesday, December 01, 1999 at 00:02:35 (CST)
    Hello Maggie, I'm the one who visited Graham and Adelaide's web site to find out about flowering shrubs and bushes. I very much enjoyed their site and I've also enjoyed your's. I've yet found an answer but, now I'm asking you hoping you can help me. I would like some ideas on what kind of bushes I should purchase that live year round. I do have a few bushes on one side of my house but, I would like to do the same with the other side but, I have no clue on what kind of bush I should plant. Also, I would like some other ideas on planting flowers that would be easy to maintain because I want a beautiful yard and garden but, I work full time and so does my husband. We are practicaly still newly weds I'm 18 and he's 21 and we realy have no clue about plants but, I do want to learn. I would send you a picture of my house but, we really haven't gotten around to taking pictures but, I'll definatly try to take some pictures of it and email them to you so maybe it will be a little easier on how to even start. I would greatly appreciate it if you'd give me some advice. Thank you.
    Michele <TEXCOUPLE169>
    Dayton, Tx United States - Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at 20:41:47 (CST)
    G'day from down under. Once again we have enjoyed an interesting visit to your site, so full of information, stories and beautiful visual content. Having lived the first 28 years of my life in the south of England I find it very nostalgic too. Just received a request from a lady in Texas in our guestbok requesting info on flowering shrubs and bushes to plant so we shall refer her to your site for local infomation. We have recently upgraded our site to include more recent pics and info on our garden which has just won it's second award in South Australia for 'Best Garden'. Keep up the good work! Adelaide and Graham. http://www.geocities.com/heartland/trail/8173
    Graham and Adelaide <grahamdunn@adelaide.on.net>
    Adelaide, SA Australia - Monday, November 29, 1999 at 16:14:49 (CST)
    Thanks Susan!!! so glad you have found us! I'm sending you the Nov. newsletter and will add you to our mailings if that's alright. Thanks so much for your dear note! Maggie
    Maggie <reply to Susan>
    - Sunday, November 28, 1999 at 11:54:32 (CST)
    I am enjoying your site. (Haven't seen it all yet.) I especially like the map of your garden with links to photos and comments. Your wildlife page is wonderful. I enjoyed the photos of butterflies and the red squirrel. We have gray squirrels around here, with a rare sighting of a native squirrel whose name I can't remember without looking it up.
    Susan J <mothra@wolfenet.com>
    near Seattle, Washington USA - Sunday, November 28, 1999 at 11:03:05 (CST)
    Sounds like you got all our rainfall this summer James ... we are about 9 inches below the expected! If its hotter and drier there than here, I must stop whining and count my Texan blessings. You must tell us how (and what) your West Texas garden grows - how 'bout some pictures!? So good to hear from you again James, thanks!
    Maggie <reply to James in Amarillo>
    - Saturday, November 27, 1999 at 23:27:33 (CST)
    Noticed Barbara Starkey mentioned I sent her to your site. Several others have told me that they enjoyed your site and would return. I was surprised to see you e-Mailed me 'Good Holiday weekend'. Hope you and Larry and all had a nice holiday. I have touched base with your site several times, but been too busy to do more than that. You mention your dry climate in north Texas. You should try gardening in Amarillo where we only have a little more than half as much annual rainfall as your area. I attended school in Stevenville and my sister lived in 'Fit Wurth' for over 30 years before returning to God's country. Larry, your work on the site is really outstanding. I started a picture album on the Zing web site, but haven't even thought about a web page yet. Gardening was excellent in Amarillo this year as we had a record rainfall year until this month. Will return and am recomending your site to others.
    James T. Slay <jtslay@amaonline.com>
    Amarillo, TX U.S.of A. - Saturday, November 27, 1999 at 22:40:33 (CST)
    Thanks Mike! Glad to hear you dropped by! How's that new herb bed coming? Next step is the raised edging around the sidewalk sides, I'll re-mail you more details in just a min. Maggie
    maggie <reply Mike>
    - Friday, November 26, 1999 at 20:09:29 (CST)
    Hi Maggie and Larry, love your yard...just wanted to say hi! See Ya Soon, Mike
    Mike Stayton <Cydlo@aol.com>
    Arlington, Tx Tarrant - Friday, November 26, 1999 at 19:52:35 (CST)
    Hi Shauna, So sorry to hear about the disappearing site. Good for you to start again, brave soul! Thanks for dropping in! Maggie
    Maggie's surrogate forum page!
    - Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at 22:09:11 (CST)
    Thanks for your note Leila, so glad you found us ! Souvenir de la Malmason is always the first to open in the spring and is always certain to bloom right up to frost. It has been such a long warm fall here that many of the old and David Austin's are now opening their second year-end flush ... such a double treat! Since I transplanted most the bushes this last spring, they have been kinda scrawny this year, especially with the horrid summer, so this second fall flush is all the more wonderful. Belinda's rose and Othello are two of my favorites among those blooming right now.
    To Leila from Maggie <lets all talk here instead of on the forum!>
    - Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at 21:25:27 (CST)
    Hi Maggie: So glad I found your website again. I had over 300 pages vanish into a blackhole somewhere in cyberspace. Unfortunately I didnt have it all backed up either :( Just wanted to stop by and let you know the link you have to my website is no longer valid. I have left the new one here. I have been busy rebuilding for a few weeks and am just about back on track. Take care and thanks for providing such a wonderful site.
    Shauna <gardenerette@home.com>
    Nanaimo, BC Canada - Tuesday, November 23, 1999 at 05:27:50 (CST)
    I enjoy your site...reading about other Texas gardens is encouraging given our heat and frequent lack of rain. Your writing style is a pleasure to read. Which of your roses are doing well at this time? All the best, Leila
    Leila <rayjleila@cs.com>
    Port Arthur, TX - Monday, November 22, 1999 at 09:17:52 (CST)
    Thanks Youmn, I have written the site with an emphasize on the chronological order of blooms in our area because there where no sources for this data. It was a challenge to sort it all out when first creating borders to continuously evolve color through the seasons. The site aims to share the results of this work with others. Categories and specific plants can be targeted by using our search tool on the home page and also accessed on the navigation bar leaves.
    reply to Youmn from Maggie <instead of on forum>
    - Sunday, November 21, 1999 at 21:56:52 (CST)
    Very nice website good job . I suggest you have a special page for herbs.
    Youmn <Universe99@juno>
    - Sunday, November 21, 1999 at 21:06:23 (CST)
    I enjoyed my stroll thru your October garden this morning. I love your Italian designer shoes. :) Wish I had a pair of my own. Your candlesticks are beautiful.
    Mornin' Glory <jpfrey@hotmail.com>
    Houston, TX USA - Friday, November 12, 1999 at 04:20:05 (CST)
    I enjoyed my visit. Thanks for making it available and hope you can find the time to visit us.
    Adelaide & Graham <grahamdunn@adelaide.on.net>
    Adelaide, SA Australia - Monday, November 08, 1999 at 05:16:52 (CST)
    Wonderful website. I am a Texan living in the Seattle area and enjoying the endless adventure of gardening.
    Mollie M. Swope <MMSSwope@aol.com>
    Bellevue, WA USA - Wednesday, October 27, 1999 at 17:43:15 (CDT)
    David <blackhand@poczta.onet.pl>
    Krakow, Poland - Monday, October 25, 1999 at 08:41:27 (CDT)
    Thank you so much for telling me about Cassia alata. I have been looking for that for at least four years now. (As long as I have been online)However when I did a search for Cassia alata in your search engine it came up with no matches. :( I will keep trying.
    Mornin' Glory aka Pat <jpfrey@intergate.com>
    Houston, TX USA - Monday, October 25, 1999 at 06:08:19 (CDT)
    I was looking for Texas gardening and surfed into your lovely page. I am still enjoying it. It is very well done and informative. I will bookmark it if there is anything left by the time I leave. Thank you.
    Pat aka Mornin' Glory <jpfrey@hotmail.com>
    Houston, TX USA - Sunday, October 24, 1999 at 06:32:54 (CDT)
    paul <paul.big@t-online.de>
    berlin, berlin Germany - Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 14:15:47 (CDT)
    Hi, Angie and I really enjoyed the plant swap yesterday! Talking to you both was fun and the gardens, of course, are gorgeous! Great site! Doug Brown
    Doug Brown <doug@thejunkymonkey.com>
    Arlington, TX USA - Sunday, October 17, 1999 at 09:10:23 (CDT)
    Hi Maggie and Team, just found the site so haven't had a chance to have a good look round but have bookmarked it. I saw it advertised on TV, on one of the rare occassions I did watch an add and thought ummm thats me, so here we are. Will give you thoughts as I go through it all. Good on you all for putting it together and I'm positive it will be well read. Best wishes Brian from Masterton
    Brian Aldridge <zcarsgo@ihug.co.nz>
    Masterton, NZ - Sunday, October 17, 1999 at 05:54:12 (CDT)
    great garden, appreciate the before and after shots -- takes real courage to plan ahead, doesn't it? what major city are you close to -- just for personal info, to get a bearing on what part of texas you garden (i do a lot of traveling and lecturing there, and also wonder if you give lectures... or are a "master gardener" (with the pros and cons that come with it!!?!) felder btw, i work for the miss.extension service
    felder rushing <felder@garden.com>
    jackson, ms - Friday, October 08, 1999 at 22:26:11 (CDT)
    verx good site
    Zapp <zapp@hotmail.com>
    Berlin, Germany - Tuesday, October 05, 1999 at 12:15:15 (CDT)
    hi~ have a nice day...!!!
    nick <nic@netian.com>
    Kwangju, north Southk Korea - Sunday, October 03, 1999 at 18:16:17 (CDT)
    I just love your site! I will come again!
    Romona Young <Don't have one yet!!!>
    Dallas, TX US - Tuesday, September 28, 1999 at 20:49:56 (CDT)
    very beautiful, really enjoyed it and am looking forward to returning!!
    brenda <brenbob@compaq.net>
    mobile, al usa - Monday, September 27, 1999 at 23:19:15 (CDT)
    Hello Maggie, What a wonderful web site. What a wonderful garden! I will return here often, since I love to stroll in lovely gardens. Warm wishes, Maggie, from the beautiful Ozarks! Renie Burghardt
    Renie Burghardt <renie@clnet.net>
    Doniphan, MO USA - Sunday, September 26, 1999 at 20:48:58 (CDT)
    very creative,i like the pictures.
    willie <n/a>
    ft.worth, tx - Saturday, September 25, 1999 at 12:53:23 (CDT)
    Your comments are as enjoyable as the slide show. I especially appreciate your English vacation tour.
    robin @lampasas texas
    - Wednesday, September 22, 1999 at 17:56:26 (CDT)
    Very nice site. Keep up the nice work. Please feel free to add a link to Tracker Outdoors.
    Tracker <webmaster@tracker-outdoors.com>
    Red Oak, TX USA - Friday, September 17, 1999 at 12:55:52 (CDT)
    I have posted Carole Brown's inquiry on our English Gardens topic on the forum with my response. Anyone interested in discussing her topic or contributing to her research may respond directly on the forum page. Thanks to all our visitors who enjoy contributing to our site.
    Note from Maggie
    - Sunday, September 12, 1999 at 21:42:01 (CDT)
    Enjoyed your site! I am comtemplating turning a corner of my backyard into a small garden. We already have leyland cyrpress trees bordering the back yard and an "English Garden" seems appropriate. Thanks for sharing your garden. I will check back for some ideas. Robert
    Robert Fowler <robert@rentlist.com>
    Alpharetta, GA USA - Friday, September 10, 1999 at 21:43:39 (CDT)
    Dear Maggie: I appreciate the maggiesgarden website. Do you have any information on how Palms (both indoor and outdoor) become associated with Victorian architecture landscapeing - specifically Queen Anne style? Carole R. Brown Member Internation Palm Society Oakland, CA Phone 510 654-5355/Fax 510 654-5532
    Carole R. Brown <riovi@aol.com>
    Oakland, CA 94611 - Thursday, September 09, 1999 at 16:42:58 (CDT)
    Nice site
    Joyce <Jad1234@webtv.net>
    Ma USA - Thursday, September 09, 1999 at 13:00:15 (CDT)
    This is the most beautiful site I have ever visited. Thank you so much for the time and effort you have put into your site. I tune in every day to listen to the soothing music and read the words of inspiration. Looking forward to seeing your next creations. Joan
    Joan Cobb <jcobb@resspectofflorida.org>
    Tallahassee, Florida U.S. - Thursday, September 09, 1999 at 06:56:54 (CDT)
    Love your site. Found it on Gardener's Paradise newsletter. I am in year 2 of my "ten year project". I hope it will be as successful as yours. Am putting up a link to your site on mine. Will be back.
    Wilma <coffeenews@ingleside.on.ca>
    Cornwall, ON Canada - Saturday, September 04, 1999 at 20:52:32 (CDT)
    I always enjoys my visit's.I seem to find new things every time,
    Linda Bowie <dtbowie@cyberback.com>
    - Saturday, September 04, 1999 at 14:30:50 (CDT)
    Good Morning Maggie, I almost hate to give my last name because I'm so afraid that those unlucky souls that have not seen your lovely garden up close and personal, as I have been blessed with, will be ringing me up in fury, and jealousy! Once again, your website has sent my mind reeling. I thought that the Lost Gardens were going to be my favorite BUT now I'm wandering by the stream at a (new) English garden and Helligan is gone. Thank you! Can hardly wait for the third! See ya' soon!
    Gail Morris <sonbone1@startext.net>
    Fort Worth, TX - Sunday, August 29, 1999 at 10:31:42 (CDT)
    The url is not my home page, but the url of the VICTORIAN GARDEN, with an invitation to you, Maggie, to join us. You have a wonderful site and would be a great asset to our Victorian Ladies Club. Come, have a visit.
    Jeanette <wjbrunet@mobiletel.com>
    Galliano, LA USA - Saturday, August 28, 1999 at 21:55:17 (CDT)
    Hi Maggie!!!!!Just admiring your garden!!!!!I wish I could achieve something so great!!!!
    Robby <Robby33333@aol.com>
    fort worth, tx united states - Monday, August 23, 1999 at 19:33:33 (CDT)
    so glad I get your news letter it showed me Heligan, such a wonderful place. I will run away with you and we can both put our hands in the earth and help restore this wonderful place. Thank you so much for your web page. Linda
    Linda Bowie <dtbowie@cyberback.com>
    - Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 12:38:10 (CDT)
    Maggie, Thank you so much for the reminder of your site. I have just finished another visit to your wonderful gardens. They are unbelievable! Besides enjoying the garden stroll and learning about you, your pages are so well done.
    Marie <mawre@netmcr.com>
    NC USA - Saturday, August 21, 1999 at 05:54:22 (CDT)
    First time to visit, have not looked it all over yet. Sent to me by a friend. comment later.
    betty <akla@arnet>
    clarendon, tx usa - Monday, August 16, 1999 at 21:33:49 (CDT)
    Your garden looks good! Thought you couldn't grow much in Texas. Actually it looks more than good, it looks wonderful. Will visit again.All best Helen
    Helen Dillon
    - Monday, August 16, 1999 at 12:37:14 (CDT)
    What a magnificent site. I am hoping to visit every day for the enjoyment of your beautiful photography and writings. I visit London every couple of years. We stay at the Plaza at Hyde Park usually. There is a nice little pub behind it with the best fish and chips. The gardens in England are all so beautiful. Even the smallest yards are filled with flowers. Thank you again for your site. Mr. James Slay linked me to it.
    Barbara Starkey <Starkedoll@aol.com>
    Dallas, TX USA - Monday, August 16, 1999 at 09:49:05 (CDT)
    I enjoyed my visit and envy your garden skills. I will definitely visit again and you will get my vote again.
    Sue <PageSue@aol.com>
    Pittsburg, TX USA - Sunday, August 15, 1999 at 20:23:42 (CDT)
    A wonderful garden! God Bless, Susan
    Susan <s-meyers@usa.net>
    OK USA - Saturday, August 14, 1999 at 21:50:06 (CDT)
    Have not had time to read and look at your web page thouroughly, but will be back. I am adding it to my Favorites so I can get back to it. We purchased a new home October '98 in the far Northwest area of Amarillo, in an addition which is located just into the 'breaks' which lead to the Canadian River to the North. The soil here is caliche and takes some management to create a flower bed. We have removed about a thousand square feet of new sod to create our flower beds. My wife, Clara, went wild when sowing wildflower seed this spring and just the other evening said "what a mess I created".
    James T. Slay <jtslay@amaonline.com>
    Amarillo, TX USA - Thursday, August 12, 1999 at 16:17:09 (CDT)
    Hello Maggie,

    What a wonderful garden site. Thank you so much for making my visit here a pleasant one! Your beautiful photographs have left me truly inspired.

    Victorian Rituals

    Toni <victorianrituals@yahoo.com>
    Everett, WA USA - Wednesday, August 11, 1999 at 02:18:12 (CDT)
    Found you site this morning & have really enjoyed the tour. You have done a super job & I look forward to visiting often. Thank you for all the hard work you & the under gardener have done. I can't wait for the August update.
    - Thursday, August 05, 1999 at 16:09:17 (CDT)
    your garden is so cooooooollllll!!!!! it looks like something in a fairy tale!!!! its really pretty
    Mindy <zahzahkity@angelfire.com>
    midland, tx - Monday, July 26, 1999 at 23:56:44 (CDT)
    What a sweet site you have here, I enjoyed strolling through it withyou.
    - Friday, July 16, 1999 at 11:26:41 (CDT)
    : very nice indeed - it will be interesting to keepwatching and see how it's all growning. Have gained lots of ideas formy own garden.Thank you
    - Friday, July 16, 1999 at 08:21:18 (CDT)
    Thank you for sharing your beautiful garden!
    Stephanie Holmes <sholmes345@mindspring.com>
    - Thursday, July 15, 1999 at 11:09:28 (CDT)
    Dear Maggie,Warm, inviting, spectacular, inviting are only some of the words that dojustice to your site and gorgeous garden. What a pleasure it was tospend this morning just lingering and visiting. Your journal is arefreshing delight, your hard work goes beyond artistic, and yourpresentation provides a wonderful respite to those of us who love to rubshoulders with nature in all her facets. Thank you so much for such acreative and beautiful site....it will be a pleasure to return often tosee what's been added.
    Ĺngéll Kis <angellkis@aol.com>
    - Wednesday, July 14, 1999 at 11:47:57 (CDT)
    Your page is great. I will visit often. Being a (Fort Worth) Texas gardener,it is interesting to me learn of TexasGardener's successes and failures. I've had plenty of both. Originallyfrom the glorious soil and climate of Maryland, thisTexas gardening was quite challenging for me. Everything started comingtogether 5 years ago when I stopped using chemicals, started amendingthe soil with compost, planting native and acclimated plants and feedingthe birds. It took me 30 years tolearn that I was gardening for the chemical companies, not myself. I was especially thrilled to see that you included the wildlife section. Like you, first there were none and nowthere is an abundant array of little critters that surprize us daily. Thank you for sharing you garden and your experiences!
    Leslie <higpen@flash.net>
    - Wednesday, July 14, 1999 at 06:00:48 (CDT)
    I thought I could write descriptive proseuntil I read your vivid word painting of a Cornish Garden.Cornwall hath need of you!Beautiful work Maggie...get back there and see some more!.
    : Ian MacWatt <macwatt@cts.com>
    - Sunday, July 11, 1999 at 14:34:48 (CDT)
    I really enjoyed the stroll through Glendurgan gardens. Withoutaccompanying text, I would have believed I was strolling through somebotanical garden in the tropics. It is truly amazing to see this gardenscenario in England. This was the first time I had seen the Roses in Maggies Gardenpresentation. Hats off to Larry. I can't express in words the beautyof the animation of those roses. It was mesmerizing!Had a big chuckle over the unnecessary soil prepartations made in mygarden. It was well put. I have often thought about these preparationsand what they and my natural rich soil have done. After one plantingseason, my garden looks like it was established three years ago. The web site is more beautiful and interesting everytime I visit. Myhats off to the technical and aesthetic artist, Larry and MaggieMcNeely, respectively. LOTS OF LOVE, YOUR BIGGEST FAN, YOUR SISTERCHEL!
    michele <cyberserpent5@earthlink.net>
    - Thursday, July 12, 1999 at 00:43:24 (CDT)
    Beautiful garden.......great web page, an inspiration. Jim
    J H Estes <jestes@us.ibm.com>
    - TSaturday, July 10, 1999 at 11:13:21 (CDT)
    : Wish my garden looked half as nice! Will show myhusband and say, that is what I want!
    Janet Manry <Manry1@aol.com>
    - Thursday, July 8, 1999 at 08:40:58 (CDT)
    : BEAUTIFUL!!!!!
    Jennifer Shively <JennyPlennyGd@Worldnet.Att.Com>
    - Monday, July 5, 1999 at 20:22:34 (CDT)
    i was writing a letter to a english friend of mine and he wanted to knowwhat i hated most about england and i said the water (sea) and i wastelling how warm our water was i saw that they have a differentmeasurement of water. so i came here to see what 75 was in celcius. yourwebsite is more then a wrok of art, but an infomation refrence. thankyou!
    - Monday, July 5, 1999 at 09:00:16 (CDT)
    Lovely site. No wonder it has so manyawards. Thank you for a wonderful tour.
    Shirley <albert-shirley@erols.com>
    - Sunday, July 4, 1999 at 11:39:34 (CDT)
    Thank you for your website,(you for the love ofgardening and your way of expressing it and your husband for putting ittogether so well) I spent 45 years gardening in Dallas, in black dirt.Recently moved to sand in Okla.- in heaven
    Ann Cannon <thetapie@oio.net>
    OK - Saturday, July 3, 1999 at 16:01:22 (CDT)
    I am a person who loves plants and would like to, oneday, have a huge garden of my own. Right now I live in an apartment butlook forward to having my own home sometime soon. I love yo0ur page andam adding it to my favorites list.
    Douglas E. Pritchard <DEPritchard@World.net.att.net>
    - Thursday, July 1, 1999 at 10:04:34 (CDT)
    I love your website. I live in Floridaand have so much to learn about this climateand plants. I saw www.gardensite.com in the newspaper USA Today.
    Phyllis Spurgeon <rspurgeon@cwix.com>
    FL - Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 19:42:57 (CDT)
    to my second mother, your web site is apsolutely incredable!!! the time and energy you have so thoughtfully put into it was well invested! you have taught me so moch about gardening, and i thank you from the bottom of my heart.much love,annie
    Annie <discophly@hotmail.com>
    fort worth, tx usa - Tuesday, July 20, 1999 at 22:42:41 (CDT)
    Maggie your garden is wonderfull you have made a great display of it on the web but seing it in person is different when you see it in person you get the feel of nature and i love that feeling you have done a great job of building that garden from scratch so hold your head up high and be proud of yourself you have dont an excelent job
    terry <tray4720@aol.com>
    ft worth, TX united states - Sunday, July 18, 1999 at 23:07:48 (CDT)
    I followed the link to your site from gardenweb. I think it is wonderful that you have put all these pictures of your (beautiful!) garden on the web, and I love the way that they are organized by place and season. Thank you for sharing your garden. -Deborah
    Deborah Weisser <dweisser@cs.cmu.edu>
    - Monday, June 28, 1999 at 09:25:12 (CDT)
    Great looking site.Good links
    rick <ricksld@brightok.net>
    - Wednesday, July 7, 1999 at 14:33:43 (CDT)
    Beginning a delightful stroll here...thank you Maggie for sending me the link...you may wish to read The Rose Garden...which can be found on the following page of my webpage: www.cp-tel.net/valda/rose.html
    ginny! <valda@cp-tel.net>
    - Wednesday, July 7, 1999 at 00:55:57 (CDT)
    Delighted to hear you had such an excellent visit to our family home! I very much appreciate your awareness of the National Trust's great task of preserving private estates that would otherwise be long lost to public view. I shall pass on your e-mail to my father, who is always delighted to see "friends from America." I am certain everyone will appreciate any inclusion of Glendurgan on your"Come Stroll" pages. Once again, my compliments to you and your husband on a wonderful reflection of your love of gardens and his abilities!
    Robert Fox
    - Friday, June 18, 1999 at 11:24:05 (CDT)
    Hi, Jt in Houston, asked me to look at your web site....It is wonderful and your yard is wonderful too...I live in Arlington,Tx. and I am the Treasurer of the Organic Garden Club of Arlington. You are certainly invited to our next meeting....Let know if interested...Thanks....David....
    David Barnett <cheryn@startext.net>
    - Tuesday, June 15, 1999 at 23:01:36 (CDT)
    I haven't had a good look at your garden yet, but from what I've seen so far, it is most interesting. I look forward to a longer visit next time. As I'm from England I was interested to see you have Dahlias. I'll be back soon
    Maureen <Thesp13321@aoluk.com>
    - Friday, June 11, 1999 at 09:06:13 (CDT)
    You are obviously having as much fun creating this beautiful web site as I have had in discovering it. Plan to visit often. Thank you.
    Kathy <kathyjs@bealenet.com>
    - Thursday, June 10, 1999 at 08:07:33 (CDT)
    Your garden is lovely, thanks for the e mail letting me know of this site.I too am a Texas gardener, have been in the same location for 35 plus years and still changing things
    J Tschosik <Jtschosik@halnet.com>
    - Tuesday, June 8, 1999 at 08:21:21 (CDT)
    : Inever even dreamed i would find a virtual garden when I went exploring. The garden is wonderful.
    Angela Halepaska <halepaska@stic.net>
    - Monday, June 7, 1999 at 11:46:34 (CDT)
    : I do hope you find a publisher, really enjoyed the reading and the viewing. The skill of writing I envy,but I am an avid reader,so I share the experience. Gardening is a urge and wonder thet I hope I never have to live with out. I have huge night crawlers in my garden and I am very proud of them. Keep adding content have bookmarked and will be back
    Linda bowie <dtbowie@cybeback.com>
    - Saturday, June 5, 1999 at 14:42:09 (CDT)
    Very impressive! I shall return~
    Shevawn McKinney <mckinnes@nbccsj.gov.nb.ca>
    CA - Tuesday, June 1, 1999 at 14:24:24 (CDT)
    What a wonderful way of showing a tremendous achievement. I wonder if we should do likewise with Glendurgan! I am so glad you saw the Cornish gardens - my father especially enjoyed meeting you.
    Robert Fox ;
    TX - Monday, May 31, 1999 at 10:32:27 (CDT)
    : I'm a new gardener and have much to aspire to after looking at your photos. My son enjoyed the java applets in the "Seasons" section.
    David Coffin <coffin@tnemec.com>
    - Wednesday, May 26, 1999 at 22:30:54 (CDT)
    great web site. congradulations on a great garden. best wishes for your future.
    leonard solomon <len@itnz.com.nz>
    New Zealand - Sunday, May 23, 1999 at 20:59:04 (CDT)
    : I met your sister at a group interview with American Airlines. We chatted during break time and she mentioned your garden and website Thanks for sharing the beauty.
    Judy Campbell <jucamp1@aol.com>
    - Saturday, May 22, 1999 at 22:17:06 (CDT)
    Hi Maggie, I feel very fortunate to have stumbled across the herb show in Fort Worth last weekend. Your pressed flowers now grace my wall! You inspire me to continue my love of plants and web designing, too. Thank you for sharing!
    Helen Solomon <Grnthumb@value.net>
    - Friday, May 21, 1999 at 13:46:18 (CDT)
    Hi, Maggie ... I've just enjoyed spending the last 45 minutes wandering through your garden
    Cheryl McBride <CLAWMc@aol.com>
    - Tuesday, May 18, 1999 at 15:11:02 (CDT)
    I was extremely impressed by the beauty of your website. I would like to present you with an award.
    Christie Smith <texasawards@txmail.zzn.com>
    - Friday, May 14, 1999 at 10:57:20 (CDT)
    I'm keeping up with you! You had better be correct. I noticed Kathryn's Rosemary and vinegar. LOL My La. Iris looks pitiful but alive. Probably the trip wasn't good for it. It will be OK. Haven't planted my lemon herb yet. I've been too busy trying to catch up. GOOD LUCK on the Ft. Worth show. Would liked to have made that one. Maybe I'll have apportunity next year. Sell a bunch. David
    David <dogwoodgdn@aol.com>
    - Monday, May 10, 1999 at 16:54:03 (CDT)
    : Also a Texas gardner
    Linda <linda@morganre.com>
    TX - Friday, May 7, 1999 at 08:55:34 (CDT)
    This is a site I shall be revisiting and revisiting and revisiting ....
    Clive Morgan <: books@out-of-print.co.uk>
    UK - Thursday, May 6, 1999 at 08:51:49 (CDT)
    Maggie - I had actually bookmarked your site earlier - nice garden and website design (I like the idea of the weather feature for us weather compulsives). I'd be happy to exchange links.
    Eric <highergrnd@netscape.net>
    - Wednesday, May 5, 1999 at 00:03:26 (CDT)
    Your garden is beautiful as is your website. I enjoyed my visit thoroughly and plan to visit often.
    Phillip Oliver <oliver@hiwaay.net>
    - Tuesday, May 4, 1999 at 09:05:17 (CDT)
    This is a great web page. I appreciate the work and love going into it.
    janet <jhaynes@kittyhawkinc.com>
    - Monday, May 3, 1999 at 13:28:17 (CDT)
    You connected with me through my gardening page at http://www.worldleader.com/garden/ I did add you as a link under "seeds and gardens" The gardening page I created is used as a resource page by a lot of gardeners. Perhaps you linked to it from the page of the woman you mention or -- ??!! At any rate, I do think your site is lovely, and I have only added about five sites since I put up my web site three years ago, so consider yourself appreciated!
    Brent Palmer <netcowboy@sprintmail.com>
    - Monday, April 19, 1999 at 07:26:15 (CDT)
    What a delightful site. Your garden is spectacular and your website not far behind. It certainly shows how much can be done with hard work (and talent!)
    David Soper <david@gardenguy.com>
    - Monday, April 19, 1999 at 02:21:48 (CDT)
    Your garden is beautiful, You must be proud. I lived here 6 years and getting started on flowering shrubs to cover the entire fence in back. Thanks for the pictures and sharing. i live to garden :)
    Robin n Kansas <Berrieskat@aol.com>
    - Saturday, April 17, 1999 at 21:26:18 (CDT)
    Bought 2 of your pressed pictures in Sand Springs. Should have bought more! Any chance? I was right, they look lovely framed in cherrywood! THANK YOU.
    Elizabeth M. Forbes <beth emf@aol.com>
    - Saturday, April 17, 1999 at 17:36:29 (CDT)
    My mother picked up one of your cards for me from the Sand Springs, OK herbal affair. I am a wannabe gardener and this year will be my first major gardening attempt as we move into our new home this week. The couple there before us have quite a few things already planted. Nice web site
    Carrie Shepard <Carrie@shepard.cnchost.com>
    - Saturday, April 17, 1999 at 16:39:09 (CDT)
    Maggie, I'm putting up a link to your most excellent site !
    - Sunday, May 2, 1999 at 21:30:07 (CDT)
    This is great! Thanks for sharing with me. We just purchased a new home & I'm just starting on an "English Garden Advenutre". Janie
    Janie Rinella <jrinella@gvc.net>
    - Sunday, May 2, 1999 at 11:55:17 (CDT)
    What a beautiful site you have. My first time on Garden Suite 101 and I found myself enjoying your gardens and comments. And the pictures of your flowers are beautiful. Good job
    Carole <: carole@asheboro.com>
    - Thursday, April 29, 1999 at 20:36:40 3 (CDT)
    You amaze me ! I love visiting your site. Keep up the good work.
    - Wednesday, April 28, 1999 at 04:48:18 (CDT)
    Two weeks ago Mikey brought home a note that he had to do a flower collection for class. He had to pick five flowers, press them in a book, glue and lable them. I sent him to the neighbors house to pick his flowers who also happens to be our landlady and a teacher's aid at his school. He picked an Iris, a bluebonnet (from her yard of course as to not get arrested, that would be awful at the age of 7) and a buttercup. If only I had made the time to come to your lovely garden and pick flowers he would have had the best flower collection as well as the most original collection in the whole class.
    Judy Johnson <ejohnson@texine.tnet>
    - Saturday, April 24, 1999 at 18:30:13 (CDT)
    Just Beautiful A site I will return to many times. Thank You, Lois
    Lois Holda <wholda@erols.com>
    - Saturday, April 24, 1999 at 11:33:30 (CDT)
    Very nice site! Come and visit my home garden page
    Lawrence <lrturner@excite.com>
    - Monday, April 19, 1999 at 23:24:26 (CDT)
    What a great site! Not only beautiful but inspiring since you transformed what most people would think of an awful site (TEXAS????) into such a delightful garden. I, too, have clay and bad weather, but instead of heat, I have 9 months of rain and live in a zone 6 cold pocket with miserable strong winter winds and ice storms every January that can demolish a tree overnight. As I was reading your journal, it was so heartwarming to see myself in it---I sometimes feel that I am the only nut that is so passionate about plants, nurseries, etc. Right now I'm building a flagstone patio (read: grunt labor, digging wet clay and hauling tons of gravel for a base)and having a blast. I plan to put a mediterranean type circle in the middle. Since you live in an area where these plants probably do best, can you make any recommendations as to a soil mix? I've heard if I mix my native clay with l/4 builders sand, l/4 gravel, l/4 organic stuff (bark, coarse leaves or whatever) that it should work. What do you think?
    deborah beebe <rbeebe@portland.quik.com>
    - Monday, April 19, 1999 at 16:36:55 (CDT)
    We met you at the Herb Festival in Sand Springs, OK last Saturday afternoon. While I was admiring your beautiful peonys, I mentioned that I have lots of fuschia-colored ones. When you offered to trade we went home to retrieve one for you, thinking that the festival would be there on Sunday afternoon, also. It was very disappointing when we drove to Sand Springs with the plants in hand, only to discover it was a Saturday-only event. I have never shipped a plant before but thought it might be worth a try. Let me know what you think. Thanks.
    Carole Johnson <carolej@pennwell.com/>
    - Monday, April 19, 1999 at 14:02:12 (CDT)
    I am studying wellness and was d Springs,"organic gardening" for health sake. This beautiful site is soothing and promotes wellness in a lot of ways. Enjoyed the view and found some great links!. Many Thanks.
    Bonnie Kleist <: bonhelth@execpc.com>
    - Wednesday, April 14, 1999 at 20:35:23 (CDT)
    HI there! I showed Brandie the weather page and she thought it was cool too! Great job Dad! Mom, you need to put the hedghog pictures on there that we took the other day! Love you guys! Alex and Brandie
    Brandie and Alex <Lacy17@hotmail.com>
    - Saturday, April 10, 1999 at 23:00:07 (CDT)
    your sister speaks so highly of your garden and is so very proud of you! she showed us pictures of your garden while she visited us for Christmas. i'm judy's (edward's wife) little sister who lives in chicago. judy just told me about your website and i felt i had to visit and look around.i'm planting a perenial garden this season.this is my first shot at gardening.i'm starting from seed and they're doing real well-i can't wait to transplant.any suggestions for me as a beginner?
    Sarah Heide <amellia20@aol.com>
    - Wednesday, April 7, 1999 at 23:48:42 (CDT)
    Enjoyed the amble!!!!!********
    Lydia Ross <bernardg@pavilion.co.uk>
    Brighton, UK - Sunday, Wednesday, April 7, 1999 at 15:08:25 (CDT)
    Enjoyed my visit and I'll return in the future. Envy your climate as we are still waiting for the tulips to appear!
    Pat Willment <garden-mum@home.com>
    - Tuesday, April 6, 1999 at 13:32:54 (CDT)
    You have a beautiful garden and website! Viewing your website should be an inspiration to everyone who loves to garden. I am a former employee of the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens. Loved the Gardens but hated the BIG city, had to move back to the country. Tom Moore
    Tom Moore <trmoore@nts-online.net>
    Olney, TX USA - Monday, April 5, 1999 at 23:31:18 (CDT)
    Lovely site! Enjoyed visit, will call again. Would love to see Texas in spring. All best Helen Dillon
    helen dillon <hdillon@clubi.ie>
    - Monday, April 5, 1999 at 11:26:19 (CDT)
    Wonderful site - beautiful gardens. I'm just starting to build my beds from an overhaul of plantings that were there when I moved in (6 years ago!). If I can only keep the blue-jays and squirrels from eating every single bulb :)
    Kimberly Foster <Foster-KE@sed.redstone.army.mil>
    - Friday, April 2, 1999 at 18:30:19 (CDT)
    Dear Maggie, I was reffered to you by my sister who lives in Texas and has been to your show in Stephenville. I am a single mother of four and teaches first grade and I never have time to garden. So when my sister told me about you I went crazy. The first chance I got, I sat down and looked at your website. What a splender it truely is! I envy you for having such a wonderful garden and time to do so! I am also very interested in your weather page. It so great and very interesting. I would like to know; how do you do it? You mention that you have two daughters a husband, where do you find the time? Then you do craft shows also? My stars! You are so very lucky. Now,I must end this letter so I can go read more, but please do write back! - Amber
    Amber Dougles <Amber_Dougles@hotmail.com>
    - Thursday, April 1, 1999 at 14:41:57 (CDT)
    Thanks for the guided tour. I shall pop in from time to time to compare notes and share a bit of gardening gossip.
    Ian <macwatt@cts.net>
    - Wednesday, March 31, 1999 at 12:26:24 (CDT)
    Your garden is beautiful! Mine is in progress. We have yet to decide how we want it to end up. You are truly and inspiration. I met you at the Stephenville Plant Show and was also impressed with your creations which I have been searching for on this web site. I believe you told me that they could be found here, yet I cannot find them. I would like to get a couple of the sachets you had for sale that help you sleep. That seems to be a recurrent problem in our house. My husband and I have also been discussing future plans for a commercial greenhouse as a profitable investment. Also, like my garden, there is no set direction as of yet. Any suggestions are welcomed. We tire of working at jobs that keep us living from paycheck to paycheck that we really don't enjoy. Hope to see you again! Please keep me informed of future garden shows you might be attending.
    Pamela <luttrell@eaze.net>
    - Wednesday, March 31, 1999 at 06:21:05 (CDT)
    I think Maggies Garden is great!!;)
    : Lorraine Thomas <raineyroo@hotmail.com>
    - Monday, March 29, 1999 at 21:25:51 (CDT)
    Where in Tx. are you? I'm in Roans Prairie Tx. near Aggie Land and Death Row (Huntsville) I've been gardening for about 3 or 4 years now. It sounds like we garden the same way, trial and error. I live in the woods and wanted roses, luckly I have a few acres of sandy pasture to put them in. I really enjoyed your site, Thank you!
    Deb <ddtt13@yahoo.com>
    - Saturday, March 27, 1999 at 08:37:20 (CDT)
    Your site has brightened my day. Thanks to all for lightening my load during my recuperating time. I'll be back on your site soon so that I can keep up with what I'm behind on!
    : Gail Morris <sonbone1@startext.net>
    - Friday, March 26, 1999 at 18:49:16 (CDT)
    I liked what I saw. I'm new to the net so I am looking up web pages that involve gardening. I am looking for pages that explain how to design a garden. Do you know of any?
    njrob <nampagirls@juno.com>
    - Thursday, March 25, 1999 at 23:56:02 (CDT)
    Your garden is beautiful and your website is top drawer. I too am called Maggie so was delighted to find another Maggie and her wonderful creation. Thank You and thanks to Larry for his masterful job in bringing it to the admiring public.
    Margaret R. Sabo <MSabo64043@aol.com>
    - Thursday, March 25, 1999 at 09:46:41 (CDT)
    As a former curator of a tropical garden in Florida I enjoyed the professionalism you put into your work. Thank you for inviting me. Zeke
    Zeke Landis <Forestzeke@aol.com>
    - Wednesday, March 24, 1999 at 21:16:29 (CDT)
    Gardening and yard "work" is my favorite pass time. Your web site is wonderful.
    Christine <MOMFB45@aol.com>
    - Wednesday, March 24, 1999 at 16:08:29 (CDT)
    What a lovely site - your season photos are great. I will enjoy returning, thank you for sharing, Gay - I came from Suite101.com where I am an editor of Tasmanian Garden Journal
    Gay Klok <gklok@trerful.

    Christine <MOMFB45@aol.com>
    - Wednesday, March 24, 1999 at 16:08:29 (CDT)
    What a lovely site - your season photos are great. I will enjoy returning, thank you for sharing, Gay - I came from Suite101.com where I am an editor of Tasmanian Garden Journal
    Gay Klok <gklok@trump.net.au>
    - Tuesday, March 23, 1999 at 03:50:57 (CDT)
    : Maggie \Thanks for the tips on Morgan and Thompson. I ordered the Limanthes and received them/ now I need to start the seeds indoors. Thanks for your concern.
    judi <jlynn@netnitco.net>
    - Monday, March 22, 1999 at 09:19:54 (CDT)
    Enjoyed your site very much.We are neighbors of your sister. I have met your daughter at Ashleys house.
    Ray and Ruth Hampton <r.e.hamp@worldnet.att.net>
    - Sunday, March 21, 1999 at 13:11:34 (CDT)
    : Maggie, Thank you for sharing your garden with the world !You have more or less the same approach as I do. I like your thumbnails for previewing. I hope that more non-commercial, true gardeners sites , will appear in webrings. And thanks for your remarks about my site ! I was planning to update my pages today, because a number of plant and bulbs are coming into bloom but it has been raining all day with just 5 degrees celsius, so maybe next weekend. Thanks again and goodluck to you and your family!
    : wout van haaster <woutvanhaaster@csi.com>
    Holland - Sunday, March 21, 1999 at 08:38:34 (CDT)
    Very Interesting and beautiful! Would like to see more! Thank you! Will share with my Family!
    Mary E Cogswell
    - Sunday, March 21, 1999 at 08:25:31 (CDT)
    This is a lovely site for any gardener or gardener wannabe! I love your links and all the info! Please come visit me down the "Primrose Path." Check out my primrose plants links- they are a delightfully English plant, you know! Thank you for a lovely visit- Sarah
    Sarah <primrose@whidbey.com>
    - Thursday, March 18, 1999 at 00:17:36 (CDT)
    Dear Maggie, What an absolute delight it is to visit your magnificent garden ! Your presentation, photos and layout are positively beautiful. It's easy to see all the work that went into your yard as well as your pages. You should be extremely proud of both....what a lovely labor of love. Thank you for making such a heavenly respite on the net, especially for those of us who share your love of nature. Yours is a site that I look forward to visiting again and again. Continued success with such fine work.
    Ângéll Kis <angellkis@aol.com>
    - Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at 06:00:45 (CDT)
    What a lovely homepage. >^..^<
    Aimee <morningstar80@hotmail.com>
    - Monday, March 15, 1999 at 22:47:32 (CDT)
    I met your sister when she came into our dental office she is so proud of you and your beautiful garden. I have a perinal garden and just made a rose garden I would like to plant something with the roses to make it look really showing any ideas?
    emily hudson <bfhmoney@msn.com>
    - Monday, March 14, 1999 at 10:46:32 (CDT)
    What a wonderfully beautiful garden!!!! I enjoyed my visit ever so much!
    Linda <lindasgarden@geocities.com>
    - Friday, March 12, 1999 at 23:04:15 (CDT)
    I couldn't quit until I had read every page and seen every graphic. I wish I had your book to read!
    Michele Stone <3stones@flash.net>
    TX - Sunday, July 18, 1999 at 17:00:43 (CDT)
    Philip <Rolenriver@aol.com>
    - Friday, March 12, 1999 at 16:34:15 (CDT)
    Wow. I am so impressed. Thanks for inviting me. I have you bookmarked and plan on spend some time here this evening.
    Shauna <shauna_nagy@bc.sympatico.ca>
    - Thursday, March 11, 1999 at 17:13:36 (CDT)
    Maggie, I love your garden! -- it is exactly as I wish mine to be. I'm near San Antonio, so I know of the problems we have with Texas weather. Keep up the lovely work ! Good job.
    Patty Soriano <psoriano@swri.edu>
    - Thursday, March 11, 1999 at 11:37:27 (CDT)
    HI maggie I tried to email you from my site to thank you for signing my book but the email was returned ...wrong address. Anyway I think your site is absolutely great. I am green with envy at your lovely garden and also at the site design...just love those thumbnails..wish I knew how to do them. I have bookmarked as I will want to return soon for another browse. Take care..Elizabeth from A small Irish garden.
    Elizabeth <shamrock@clubi.ie>
    - Wednesday, March 10, 1999 at 12:37:15 (CDT)
    What a great page! I especially liked the seasons and come stroll. You have done a great job on your web page! Thanks for visiting my page an providing a link!
    Ralph Benjamin <ralph810@aol.com>
    - Monday, March 8, 1999 at 09:54:57 (CDT)
    This is an excellent site! I have so much enjoyed it that I have been to ALL of it! The writing is excellent and the pictures have given me an extreme case of spring fever!
    Gayla Nelson <gayla@gaylasgarden.com>
    - Thursday, March 11, 1999 at 17:13:36 (CDT)
    I met you two at Katheryn Calloway's last fall. I had a booth just accross from yours. In fact, you got a Ginkgo from me. I hope it's fine. I talked to Kathryn today and she gave me your address. Your site is absolutely fantastic. I wish i knew how to do this. I 'm not giving you my web page address after seeing this one..Beautiful
    David B. Hamilton <dogwoodgdn@aol.com>
    - Tuesday, March 2, 1999 at 21:08:31 (CDT)
    Your garden is so very beautiful, enjoyed it so much. I can really see what you have been up to these last 5 years (and before). One of the most beautiful gardens I have ever seen. Wow. Absolutely great, beautiful. Enjoy!!!! Love, Lauren
    Lauren <titus211@home.com>
    - Monday, February 8, 1999 at 15:15:14 (CDT)