Tag Archives

7 Articles

The Beauty of Adding Roses to Your Home and Landscape

The Beauty of Adding Roses to Your Home and Landscape

What IS it about roses that we all find so enchanting? Maybe everything?? Their fragrance- second to none; their abundant, voluptuous blossoms; the voracity with which a rosebush will spread if allowed to… Perhaps we even find the contrast of soft petals and strong, thorny stems somewhat relatable, as well? Suffice it to say, you […]

Create your Flower Bed

Create your Flower Bed

Getting creative in your garden can elevate its appearance and give you a sense of accomplishment for the work you’ve done. There are various techniques to enhancing your yard, and one of the most rewarding is creating your own flower bed.   Flower beds create a sense of balance to the overall layout of your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Flowering Plants For Pots

Summer Flowering Plants For Pots

Flowers are beautiful creations that can effortlessly grab the attention of the people around them. With countless varieties of flowers that brings cheerfulness, happiness and a serene feeling to many people. There are many instances where you don’t have room or time to manage a garden full of flowers.  Some folks may have limited room […]

Best Summer Annuals For Texas

Best Summer Annuals For Texas

These best summer annuals for Texas are lovey and fragrant.  A can’t miss for Texas gardens. Proven time and again to be consistent and dependable for your garden. If you’re looking for a plant that will flourish in our hot tropical summers then look no further. For a list of perennials for shaded areas click […]