Gardening has become one of my favorite ways to relax and unwind. When I get home in the evening I give my husband a hug and a kiss, he grabs a cool beverage for the both of us and we head out to the garden. We chat about our days as I water and pick […]
and we will show you how to do it!
Join us at 6:30pm for our annual Friends & Family Celebration. The first activity of the evening is the mad dash to the back to be the first to pick out ding dang items. After your purchases we invite you to relax eat some food and enjoy live music.
Dan was the featured speaker this past weekend. He is an organic gardener, a consultant and the head horticulturist at the McGovern Centennial Garden; http://www.hermannpark.org/centennial-year/mcgovern-centennial-gardens-cherie-flores-garden-pavilion/ Here are a few tips I learned from him—-compost compost compost! I already knew you could save a sick tree by simply adding a 1″ layer of compost around […]
For the last 20 years we’ve held a Garden Party each spring at Nelson’s, Won’t you join us? April 29th from 9-6
Insects are both friend and foe in the garden. Take for example aphids, these bugs are known as the “fleas of the plant kingdom”! Like fleas, aphids will bite and suck (blood from animals and sap from plants). With a friendly name like “Ladybugs” you know these bugs are friends. Despite their dainty name they […]
Water Clover always has four leaflets and is therefore always a lucky plant to have in your pond! It also is a fern!
Last week marked the first days of Fall. Texas has decided as usual not to go with the flow and continues to say hot and humid. No worries we have created a nice fall feel inside the showroom with all the great fall colors. Come out on Friends and Family Night October 29th to see […]
Here is a request that we would love to to fulfill “Can you get this pot in a different color, size, texture etc….” And the answer is unfortunately no, even if you had loads of money to spend it is still near impossible to get the exact pot you desire. Here is why: There is […]
How gorgeous the crepe myrtles are this year? Must be all the rain…… all the trees are just loaded with blossoms and the colors seem to be more intense. Speaking of rain, did you know that during periods of prolonged heavy rainfall such as now (August 15, 2016) your local Municipal Water District will increase […]