If you're like us, you may be wondering how our forest friends made out during the snow and ice this week. Luckily, we will likely see and hear many of them moving about as the temperature rises. Find out how birds, squirrels, and reptiles [...]
Winter is the best time to prune trees and shrubs, except spring flowering varieties. Why prune now? You can help promote new growth, it's easier to see the shape of deciduous plants while most foliage is gone, and you can prune out dead or [...]
Many of us challenge ourselves in the New Year with resolutions, from getting organized to reducing debt and starting a healthier lifestyle. While planning your goals for 2018, don't forget that gardening is a great way to get active!
There will be few plants that make it out of Houston's most recent winter blast unscathed. Even with proper covering, some plants will still be damaged. Check out these tips to help care for and treat your ailing plants once the weather warms up [...]
Studies show the sound of water reduces stress and creates a relaxing environment. Aside from the health benefits, there are other advantages to adding water features in your home landscape. Water features add sound, texture, and movement to [...]
We may or may not see freezing temps with the latest cold front, but you may want to get winter weather ready just in case. It never hurts to be prepared, especially with the unpredictable conditions we have in southeast Texas.
For many, the Christmas tree is the centerpiece of holiday tradition and togetherness. From selection and decorating to opening gifts on Christmas morning, the tree is a significant part of the memories we create each year.
Taking care of your [...]
It's an excellent time to shop for blooming camellias so you know the exact color, shape, and size of the flowers your plant will produce. As you plant and maintain your shrubs, especially camellias, keep an eye out for tea scale. Despite the [...]
There are many great reasons to begin composting, but a lot of people are intimidated by the idea because they think it’s complicated or time consuming. So let’s deconstruct composting to examine why it’s beneficial to the environment and your [...]
The quality of your soil can determine the success of your plant selections. It’s disheartening, to say the least, when you spend valuable time and money on plants that don’t thrive and you are not sure why.
There are so many ways to [...]