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Gardening Tools: The Basics, Plus a Few Extras

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Every gardener has their set of go-to tools which they consider essential to the job. Tending your garden is a labor of love, and all forms of labor require the right devices. What are your must-haves? Are you first starting out, or perhaps in the market to spruce up your toolbox? We took a look […]

Lawn Care Tools: 101

For the avid gardener who loves to work with the ground, lawn care is much a passion than a chore. Any well-seasoned “green thumb” will tell you that the right tools are critical for effective and satisfying work. But what if you’re just starting out? Or perhaps it isn’t you who’s gained a sudden interest, […]

Decorating Your Outdoor Space with Potted Flowers

Decorating Your Outdoor Space with Potted Flowers

Summer in North Texas is a great season to enjoy your backyard in the balmy afternoons and shady evenings. Pool parties, barbecues, and outdoor events fill our calendars with wonderful reasons to celebrate the gorgeous weather. If you’re a fan of entertaining in your outdoor space, then aesthetics are certainly a priority. In addition to […]

Do You Want to Build a Garden? Here’s What to Do

Do You Want to Build a Garden? Here’s What to Do

Thinking about the landscaping job can be problematic and overwhelming at first. You need to think of numerous outcomes and aspects of your garden style, layout, views, drainage, wind, sunlight exposure and many more. The most brilliant way to approach this kind of job is to write down all the information needed in a sheet […]

Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

Benefits Of Your Own Garden Guest Room

It can be exhausting to invite people to stay in your home, particularly if they plan to hang around for a while. It can get tiring to have everybody bumping into one another and getting on top of each other in your home even if the said guests are close friends or even family. What […]

Adding Shrubs to Your Yard: DIY

Adding Shrubs to Your Yard: DIY

If you’re looking to upgrade your landscape, but don’t want to plant a garden, we’ve got some ideas for you. Who doesn’t want to add some height and texture to their yard, rather than just having a groomed lawn with a couple of trees? This is why we’re going to explore planting shrubs.  So what […]

How to Create Your Own Rock Garden

How to Create Your Own Rock Garden
Backyard garden landscaping with paver bricks patio hardscape trees potted plants shrubs pond rocks and decor

If it’s time to renew your landscape, rock gardens make a beautiful and creative addition to your yard. These typically consist of a mix of rocks, boulders, sand, gravel, and whatever other ornaments and vegetation you choose to add. For those with an artistic eye, a variety of materials can be implemented to create a […]

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 […]