Is it really worth it to grow your own veggies? If you have the time and the trouble then yes…I won’t go into all that sustainable, recycle, eat healthy, organic, eat clean, helps you exercise… blah blah blah IT JUST SAVES YOU MONEY. I mean seriously if you are going to go through […]
First you throw on a fitted sheet then you….wait no…not that kind of bed….we’re talking about a plant bed. First…do you HAVE a veggie or flower bed? Do you want to know the easiest, super simplest technique of building one? Simply buy a bunch of compost and pile it 6″ deep or more over the […]
Not another cold front, Noooooo. I’m here to tell you to relax, after the last two hard freezes “what’s done is done”. What was frozen is frozen and what you saved well you know what to do. Your fish are OK, the aquatic plants in the bottom of the pond are OK. The roots of […]
Can’t wait to get started? Here’s what you can do this week in the garden: Plant Seeds!
Are you beating yourself up because you didn’t get your plants in on time. Please take comfort that this “so-called” professional didn’t either! I suspect this Succulent known as the Pancake plant is toast. Teehee get it?
Think it’s cold in Houston? Visiting my brother and family in Lubbock. 15 degrees with a stiff North wind. There’s nothing like experiencing a real winter to make you appreciate the Gulf Coast.
Ever wondered what to do with your pond or Disappearing Fountain in the event of a freeze? Well, not a whole heck of a lot. Keep reading to see what few things you need to do. In the event of really cold weather (30sº F or below) turn off your pumps. I know this sounds […]
Even though I developed a love of gardening as a child, I hated weeding. I have three younger brothers and we decided we would plant a vegetable garden. Which we did….but my mother (she was one of those “mean Moms”) insisted that we also take care of the plants in the garden which meant weeding, […]
Many years ago my mother had a clever idea….why not put the fresh cut Christmas Tree in the kettle garden to absorb water? No need to find a bucket big enough for the tree, no need to set it up and fill it with water….win-win solution right? Nope……that night a cold front swept down from […]
and we will be Closed to celebrate the bird of Jesus. Those dates are: December 24-26. We will also close for New Years; December 31 to January 2nd. We wish all of you a very Merry and Blessed Holiday season. Remember to keep all those who can’t be with their loved ones during the holidays […]