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The current September/October issue is packed with helpful tips and growing advice on topics like The Poop on Poo and Kiwifruit: Beautiful Vine, Fruit Show Promise for Texas. Be sure to subscribe today for the next issue of Texas Gardener. Welcome to TG Press. Our most wanted list and other items below can be ordered securely online or by calling 1-800-727-9020. Chris S. Corby, journalist and...
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Live oaks may not be the fastest trees in the nursery, but they’re certainly among the very best. Fast growth is a really slippery slope. If you’re contemplating new trees, you need to glance through my comments. Neil Sperry’s Lone Star Gardening has already become a new standard in Texas gardening references. Just as his “cowboy boot books” raised the bar a quarter-century ago, this totally...
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Art of the enjoyment of creating a beautiful garden is to photograph it. Just think of the compositions you can create through gardening by combining texture, color, form and other garden features. Our Home Page picture will change regularly so that we might share with you some of the beauty we...
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Gardening is just fun.... ! However Gardening in South Texas can be a challenge sometimes . It is our hope to provid a little guidance, some articles from our friends. and as much general information as we can, regarding this subject . We are taught that provident living Is a necessary part of...
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Houston Garden Girl grows vegetables, tropicals, native plants, perennials, annuals, and fruit trees in full shade, part shade, and full sun. HGG is an organic gardener with a rain garden and rain barrels. This site also has a calendar of Houston garden events. I will usually pop half of one in...
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Loropetalum and Barberry Loropetalum Burgundy Flowering Shrub Hardy and a relatively new shrub, Loropetalum has burgundy leaves with deep rose colored tubular flowers. It is [...]. Water Restrictions! Water Bills! Forgot to Water! Irrigation System Broken! Forget all that. Go drought tolerant. Here are some ideas. Drought resistant landscape design [...]. Grandmother's Garden Building a garden...
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Specializing in Landscape Design and lawn maintenance for Preston Hollow and other North Dallas communities. When you choose Texas Garden Services to create and maintain your outdoor environment, you are opting for more than a gardening service. You are choosing the highest level of professionalism and discretion. With a highly accredited horticultural background that started in 1991, we have...
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Grow your own food - Share what’s working for you - Learn from others. The mission of Houston Urban Gardeners is to create an informed active gardening. The purpose of HUG is to fully support Houstonians growing their own food and eating more fresh local produce. We do this with timely presentations at monthly meetings, an informative website (www.HoustonUrbanGardeners.org), a free,...
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Saturday’s July 8 Express-News contains an article about planting a garden to attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Author Calvin Finch has asked us to post on this website a copy of his handbook on planting your own garden. Find it here. Run a tub full of water -in the event of power outages-All those indoor plants will still need to be watered! (useful for flushing, too!). *Stay inside if at...
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Gardening does not have to be a "chore" - as a matter of fact, it can easily develop into a pleasureable pasttime as your inner creative mind is stimulated by nature and your surroundings, whether on a balcony, postage-stamp sized "yard", or on a large property. Learning how to work with nature and your environment, rather than fighting it, is the key to gardening happiness. Knowledge is a key...
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As I find one nut, then more. Some are dry, dark, and oddly small; others robust as acorns; lastly the tender white new ones, pushing out their first blades. Gleefully I hurl them into the bucket, and when I find soil is damp and clumping, not bothering to sift any longer, throwing dirt and all, fearing to leave behind any small part. Because I know. Any tiny edge of leaf, root, or nut will...
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Premier landscape design firm located in Dallas, TX where we install beautiful landscape designs that feature organic methods; encouraging health and safety. The overall visual appeal of your landscaping is reflective of you and your design tastes. At Gardens For Texas, a personalized organic approach to landscape design is what sets us apart from all the rest. During installation, we use...
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Family owned, wholesale supplier of stone, gravel, mulch, trees and more. Texas Garden Materials is a family owned retail and wholesale provider of mulch, soil, stone, rock, landscape supplies. We proudly serve and deliver to Richmond, Houston, Sugar Land and surrounding areas. We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality and largest selection of landscape material...
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Gerald started The Garden Center with an old circus tent and a storage shed for an office on Bandera Road. Some of you may remember that it’s now where Pep Boys Auto supply stands. His son Wayne worked at The Garden Center on weekends while earning a bachelor’s degree in business from Southwest Texas State. Wayne worked for Tru Green Lawn Care in Houston from 1988-1991. He then moved to San...
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The San Antonio Botanical Garden strives to connect people to the plant world through experience, education, and research. Membership Enjoy the Garden's fun and beauty all year at one low price. Choose from many levels. Classes The San Antonio Botanical Garden offers many different classes and camps. Open Year Round 9am - 5pm Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
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Welcome! The Texas Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association (TOFGA) is the leading voice of education and advocacy for organic food production in Texas. As a member-run and member-funded organization, TOFGA includes farmers, ranchers, gardeners, dairies, cheese makers, soil amendment producers, nurseries, food markets, farmers markets, educators, students, and more. Our mission is to educate...
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Gardening in Texas is Fun and Easy. Check frequently for seasonal tips for your Texas garden. Information on Soil, Plants, Weather and gardening communities. Soil is critical when talking about gardening in Texas. The state is huge and we have a large selection of soils that naturally occur. Here, learn about dealing with the extant soil or how to change it, as well as what is the best soil for...
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If insects and fungi are not enough, we have varmints that love vegetable and ornamentals, especially flowering plants. This year I have had problems with broccoli on my bed by the driveway in my Houston vegetable garden. Something has eaten all the crowns and some of the leaves. I am not sure what animal is responsible. We have a wide range of suspects; raccoons, possums, rabbits and of...
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Welcome to one of Austin's most dynamic gardening clubs - the "go-to" club for tips, knowledge and shared expertise and experience on gardening in Central Texas. Whether you are a long-time "green thumb" used to the vagrancies of our climate and growing conditions, new to the area, or just developing an interest in gardening, you'll find The Garden Club of Austin (TGCOA) a great resource - and...
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Your visits to the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center in Corpus Christi will immerse you in serene beauty, followed by an adventurous ‘walk on the wild side’ with 11 uniquely stunning floral exhibits and gardens shouting color, followed by quiet trails and boardwalk through shaded native habitat, bridged ravines, and natural wetlands. Venture into the delightful 2600 square-foot...
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