Fall Flowers to Plant in Texas

mix of multicolor chrysanthemum flowers

Many people think that when fall comes, the yard work is done until spring. However, here is the truth. You should choose to fall in love with fall by incorporating bright, lively colors to your landscape. I’m here today to share about fabulous fall flowers that will most definitely increase your property value and add …

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Planting a Vegetable Garden in the Fall

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If you are trying to plant a vegetable garden that will thrive in the fall, it’s good to consider your choices and strategy before you begin the planting procedure. Some think that fall is not a season to plant crops, since winter is just around the corner. This simply is not the case. One of …

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Summer Events – Ideas for Your Parties

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In North Texas, we have long hot summers, so you’ll have plenty of time for BBQ’s, swimming pools, water fights and a bunch of other fun activities. Many family events have been disrupted by untimely rainfall, but it’s completely out of our control. However, if you decide to invest in a waterproof gazebo you’ll know …

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How Lighting Adds Value to Your Night Garden

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A night garden can be a wonderful addition to your home. Not only does it make your property look more beautiful, but it also boosts its value in the market. When setting up your garden, there’s more to do beyond just landscaping your lawn and planting the flower beds. You can also consider adding lighting …

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Cold Hardy Plants That Look Tropical

Angel's Trumpet Flower

Short, darker days in the cold months of winter can be hard for gardeners. Fortunately, there are many tropical, cold hardy plants to help keep the winter blues at bay. By incorporating these into your garden, you can create the tropical vibe year round. You may be surprised at how many options you have: Banana …

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How to Care for Outdoor Succulents in Texas

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The beautiful thing about succulents is that they’re extremely hardy, and therefore easy to maintain. Most succulents thrive in warm, dry climates, due to their ability to store water. However, if you live in a region that is prone to occasional frosts, such a North Texas, you may want to keep them in a container. …

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Winter Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

Watercress

Any avid gardener knows that winter doesn’t mean the planting has to halt until springtime. But not all of us know exactly what to strive for. While all vegetables need some amount of sun exposure in order to thrive, there are actually several you can plant in the wintertime, in the areas of your yard …

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