Daisies vs. Asters: What is the Difference?

black foot daisy

If you’ve got an eye for beautiful flowers, you’ve no doubt noticed that the well-loved daisy has a striking resemblance to her “weed” cousin, the aster. So what is the difference, and who much does it matter for lawn lovers who wish for a lovely landscape without intrusive species? The predominant plants found in the …

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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

vegetables from veggie garden

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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How to Install Landscape Fabric Under Rocks

rock garden

If you are looking to smarten up your landscape, flower bed, or garden in general, adding decorative rocks is both attractive and useful. They can enhance the aesthetic of your yard, and can sometimes even be used as mulch. When it comes to rock-based landscaping, it’s beneficial to apply a fabric bed- known as landscaping …

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Preparing Your Garden For Spring

gardening prep

With spring around the corner, it’s time to consider what your yard and garden will need to get off to a good start once the weather warms up.  We recently discussed some great Winter Lawn Care Tips, so let’s explore what you should do in preparation for the coming season.  Clean-Up If you stayed on …

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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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Lawn and Garden Ornaments: Fun Outdoor Decorations for Any Season

garden sprite

Decorating your garden with tasteful ornaments is a fantastic way to enhance your foliage, and to keep your garden colorful every season of the year. We’re all familiar with the classic garden gnomes, bird feeders, wind chimes, and those gaudy pink flamingos. But what about a more modern touch of flare for your foliage? We …

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