Best Soil Amendments for Lawns

Best Soil Amendments for Lawns

Are you searching for a solution to transform your lawn into the lush, healthy one you desire? Different from fertilizers, soil amendments, such as compost and lime, can come to the rescue. Soil amendments, also called soil conditioners, can often be overlooked and confused with fertilizers. However, they are not the same. Each plays a different and vital role to nutrient-packed soil. Here we’ll discuss […]

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Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden Design Ideas

Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden Design Ideas

If you’ve been looking for some inspiration about how you can start growing fresh herbs this fall, then indeed it’s time to have your kitchen herb garden. These herbs are an excellent addition to your recipes, by tossing a few sprigs; you can make a sweet and savory meal. This aromatic application makes a delicious meal that your neighbor will be dying to taste.  This […]

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Plants That Are Toxic To Pet Cats 

Cats are wonderful creatures known for their charm, sophistication, downright playfulness, and curiosity. Their curious nature oftentimes can be an endearing quality. However, this can also spell out their doom; thus, giving the age-old saying “curiosity killed the cat,” a bittersweet truth. Their insatiable curiosity is what compels them to explore everything and taste anything, including the plants at home. Cats DO Eat Plants First […]

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How to Preserve Seeds for Future

How to Preserve Seeds for Future

Seed preservation is one of the most important steps we can take to safeguard the future of our agriculture. Not only have seed banks become a serious endeavor of large corporations and federal entities, but for individual farmers and gardeners as well. Lets explore the best methods of seed preservation so that we can all ensure the future of our little seedlings. We’ve found one […]

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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 love to decorate their homes 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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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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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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