Fall Planting Ideas For The Front Yard

Fall Planting Ideas For The Front Yard

Fall is a very symbolic time of the year. The leaves turn colors, the weather starts cooling off, and kids are back in school.  This lets us know that the holiday season is right around the corner and winter is following.  Many home owners lover to decorate their home during the fall season and planting your garden accordingly should not be any different!  Fall planting […]

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Keeping Your Pet Out of Your Garden

Dog Training Tips Anyone would want their dogs to be happy and have a good time. However, no gardener will afford to have their vegetables and prized plants destroyed by pets despite their love for pets. Almost all gardeners do all they can to help protect their seedlings from the claws, paws, and snouts of their domestic dogs. Soil softness does make them an easy […]

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Fall Lawn Care Tips for North Texas

Fall Lawn Care Tips for North Texas

Many people think there is not much to do for lawn care in the fall season because grass stops growing as much.  What they don’t realize is how caring for your grass in the fall, helps provide a more healthy lawn and fast start in the spring.  Let me explain… The summer months are hard on lawns and plants in North Texas.  During the hot […]

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Fall Lawn Fertilizer When to Apply

Fall Lawn Fertilizer When to Apply

The time to apply fertilizer to your lawn will vary from region to region. This is based on when and how severe your winters will be. If you live in Northern climates or colder climates you will start your lawn preparation in early fall. For warmer climates you will start in middle to late fall about two before the freezing weather arrives. Keep reading to […]

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Best Way to Water Vegetable Garden

Best Way to Water Vegetable Garden

Life is one big balancing act and gardening is no different.  Maintaining the correct amount of water determines how well your plants will grow.  Water is the most important part of life on earth and growing vegetables cannot survive without water.  For gardeners there are many ways to keep your plants hydrated properly. The question is what is the best way to water a vegetable […]

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Automatic Sprinkler System Cost

Automatic Sprinkler System Cost

Sometimes watering your lawn can be difficult to do consistently.  Following a water schedule and knowing when to deviate from that schedule is not an exact science.  You can never predict how much rain you will actually receive when you have storms or heavy rain and flooding.  The solution is utilizing a sprinkler system to do the work for you. What does an automatic sprinkler […]

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The Benefits of Incorporating Cacti and Succulents Indoors

The Benefits of Incorporating Cacti and Succulents Indoors

Despite the many health benefits houseplants present, a lot of people don’t want to go through the hassle of caring for and maintaining their indoor gardening. It’s not everyone who has a green thumb and growing indoor plants can be quite challenging. Luckily though, there are options for those who want to reap the benefits indoor plants have to offer. By choosing easy-to-care-for plants like […]

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Top North Texas Perennial Flowers

Top North Texas Perennial Flowers

With a USDA Zone 8a climate in North Texas, residents enjoy a nearly all round growing season throughout the year. The terrible soil and harsh climatic conditions in North Texas can be so challenging. However, there are so many native and adapted flowers that can thrive in those conditions to bring color and beauty throughout the year. Top North Texas Perennial Flowers The following flowers can […]

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List of Flowers That Attract Bees

List of Flowers That Attract Bees

Bee populations are on the decline.  Without bees pollination would not possible for some plants to survive. Pollination is the process when pollen is transferred from one flower to a second flower of the same species. The fertilize it a transferred pollen begins the process of fruit and seed production. A few plants can pollinate themselves, yet most require the help of pollinators like insects, […]

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Best Trees Around Pool

Best Trees Around Pool

The ultimate backyard oasis usually consist of a swimming pool, some shade trees, lots flowers and plants to enjoy the spring and summer days. For those who have the swimming pool, know that maintenance to keep your clean is very important. Debris from trees and plants can clog filters and lead to poor water conditions like green algae. Having shade trees that do not leave […]

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