Green Briar is a thorny vine that is native all over the South. Deer love to eat it and it’s highly flammable. It’s also difficult to control and often pops up everywhere. You can blame it on the birds who love to eat the berries. Once it establishes an underground root system it’s near impossible […]
No matter the temperature, the plants in your garden have already been alerted that spring is coming . Plants “know” this because the days are getting longer. Warm weather is all it takes for things to GET GROWING! However it’s a different story in the pond, stick your hand in the water, it’s cold! It’s […]
The following tomatoes are scheduled to arrive tomorrow (here is our number to check on availability 281-391-4769) All the tomatoes will be in 4″ pots Beefy Boy, Bella Rosa, Better Bush, Big Beef, Brandywine, Bush Early Girl, Carmello, Celebrity, Champion, Cherokee Purple, Chocolate Cherry, Juliet, Mater Sandwich, Matt’s Wild Cherry, Paul Robson, Red Grape, San […]
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.
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, […]