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Texas Perennials for Shaded Areas

Texas Perennials for Shaded Areas

It is no secret that Texas can get hot in the summer, therefore has plenty of sun to go around.  What if you have tall shade trees in your yard or part of yard doesn’t get very much sun?  Many plants require at least partial sun to flourish and sustain growth. The conundrum is that […]

How To Make a Pallet Garden Bed

Everywhere you look now a days you see certain life hacks that people post in social media.  These life hacks are really easy to follow and can usually be completed with some effort and a little bit of money.  It should come as no surprise that many people in social media have become enamored with […]

Fast Growing Flowering Vines

by Justin Case 2 Comments
Fast Growing Flowering Vines

Wisteria Vine Best grown in slightly acidic, humusy, moderately fertile, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Full sun is needed for best flowering. Can be invasive (rampant growth plus rooting surface runners). This vine needs space and a sturdy support structure on which to grow. It can be slow to establish. Although vines may […]

DIY Garden Ideas On A Budget

by Justin Case 3 Comments
DIY Garden Ideas On A Budget

Sometimes making your front or back stand out is as easy as adding a little TLC.  Most yards require some lawn mowing and gardening maintenance, but adding a few little accessories really make your landscape standout. Shine on with lights! Sometimes we can get a little overwhelmed trying to think of DIY garden ideas on […]

Best Fertilizer For Potted Plants

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Best Fertilizer For Potted Plants

Containers When you plant in your garden, the root systems have space to spread out. They have a lot of access to any water and fertilizer that is in your soil. Occasional fertilizing for plants in gardens is usually all they need. So what is the best fertilizer for potted plants? When these same plants are […]

Outdoor Hardscape Ideas

Outdoor Hardscape Ideas

Let The Hardscaping Begin! In landscaping a home or business a major part of the design is the hardscaping. Hardscape is the use of solid materials around areas, like patios, fencing and walkways, in addition makes your yard more usable and private. Hardscaping tips and ideas will also help accent your plants, flowers and other softscape […]

Mulch Alternatives for your Landscape

Mulch Alternatives for your Landscape

Mulch is a crucial element for any home gardener. Mulch retains moisture, insulates plant roots and reduces weed growth, all while enhancing the visual appeal of flowerbeds and other landscaping features. Many people rely on shredded wood or bark mulch for their garden and yards, there are a number of mulch alternatives for your landscape you […]

10 Best Indoor Plants For Clean Air

10 Best Indoor Plants For Clean Air

Indoor Plants Considering the average human being spends roughly 90-percent of their time indoors, the quality of the air is certainly important—particularly when you consider the toxic compounds from paint and wallpaper, cleaning products, furniture, pollen, mold, bacteria, and in poorly ventilated homes. Luckily, welcoming indoor plants into your home can help to purify air […]