October will soon arrive, and after a long hot summer, most people look forward to fall weather. The arrival of October and more consistently cooler temperatures will provide a reinvigorating lift to the spirit.
The 2020 fall season technically commenced 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. As Tropical Storm Beta moved closer to making landfall, we actually received some noticeably cooler weather Saturday.
Even though we have a tropical storm and a hurricane brewing at the same time in the Gulf, the start of the late-summer and fall gardening seasons also is underway.
Houston-area artist Cevat Bezergenli, 33, on Sunday was in constant motion, shaving a little sand in one place, adding sand in another and climbing his ladder to check his progress as he transformed a large pile of sand on the West End of Galveston into a work of art.
The dog days of August have arrived. Daytime temperatures have danced around the mid-90s mark during the last week of July, so there is no need to remind you that August is the peak of the heat season in Galveston County.
Rain lilies are about as low maintenance as any perennial can get. I would recommend rain lilies to any gardener wanting to turn a brown thumb into a green thumb.
The last days of June ended with an abundance of rainfall and surprisingly cooler temperatures. July has arrived, and that means the year is about halfway over and the days are getting shorter.