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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Discovering The Beauty of Outdoor Water Features

Discovering The Beauty of Outdoor Water Features

Having a water feature installed in any garden space will bring a sense of calm and cool to your environment and lend a real air of tranquility that you may not have thought possible. Nowadays, there are seemingly limitless options when it comes to water features, with the majority of them pre-made and easily installed. Whether you prefer a wall fountain or a cascade feature, […]

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Full Sun Annuals That Bloom All Summer

Full Sun Annuals That Bloom All Summer

When the summer heat takes hold, most gardeners get tired from working in the garden. To work smarter and save yourself from the hot sun, you need to look for flowering plants annuals that bloom throughout the summer season with little work involved. The good news is that you have a wide selection of summer blooms to choose from when planting your summer garden.  Check […]

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