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Best Flowers to Plant in Texas

Best Flowers to Plant in Texas

Living in the heat of Texas can be a challenge, and this is certainly true for growing flowers. Keeping your flowers healthy when the temperature reaches the triple digits is quite tricky. If you want to plant flowers in Texas, here are some heat-friendly recommendations. Zinnias: This is a warm-climate plant that’s quite popular in […]

Flowers for North Facing Garden

Flowers for North Facing Garden

Contrary to popular belief, a north facing garden can accommodate a wide variety of plants, including flowering plants. However, it is essential to choose semi-shade plants and protect them from stagnant water and winter cold. Discover in this article how to bloom a north facing garden. 1. Ensure excellent drainage of the pots On a north facing […]

Benefits of a Kitchen Garden

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Benefits of a Kitchen Garden

Before we embark on this discussion about the importance of the kitchen garden, you must have seen some un-utilized space in your property. This space can quickly be turned into your kitchen garden. Or maybe, the balcony area, courtyard. These areas can be significant in growing your small garden for primary produce. You don’t have […]

Veggies To Plant In The Fall

Veggies To Plant In The Fall

Quick Veggies for Fall Planting and Harvest The fall season can yield a good variety of vegetables that can be harvested before the winter season begins. In some warmer climates in the southern areas of the US, these vegetables can grow into the winter season as well. Veggies To Plant In The Fall Select the earliest […]

Home Garden Soil Testing

Home Garden Soil Testing

Fertile Soil Is The Key To Healthy Plants. Gardening and lawn care is science, and sometimes growing isn’t producing like it used to. Having a constant healthy soil requires maintenance to keep your soils nutrient rich.  To begin treatment of your soil, you must know how is soils nutrient contents.  You can start by using […]

Fast Growing Evergreen Shrubs Texas

Fast Growing Evergreen Shrubs Texas

Well-placed shrubs are a great cornerstone for landscaping. Planting fast-growing evergreen shrubs in Texas is rewarding and easy to maintain.  Evergreen shrubs are not only heat tolerant, but they can stand up to Texas winters as well.  These shrubs are available in a variety of sizes to be used as decorative shrubs or as privacy […]

Poisonous Plants For Humans and Animals

Poisonous Plants For Humans and Animals

Even a beautiful flower can harm you.  This is not just a figure of speech, but a literal one as well. Plants add color, beauty, and life to our gardens and homes, however sometimes should be grown with a little extra caution. Many common plants are also poisonous plants. Whether its summer annuals or shade […]