It's been lurking in remote Northern bogs for thousands of years, and it's nearly indestructible. Don't worry; it's not a creature from a cheesy 60's horror film—it's peat moss, and it's one of the best potting soil amendments in existence!
Did you know that if you start planting right away, you can enjoy a garden full of fresh veggies all winter long? Amazing, right? Here are the best vegetables to plant in the fall and winter, for a fully-stocked produce aisle in your own backyard.
With a name like doveweed, you’d think this plant was gentle and graceful like a cooing bird, but the truth is, this common Houston weed is a total terror. A more appropriate name would be honey badger weed—it just tears through your lawn and gobbles up all the nutrients in the soil, without a care in the world. That is, until you step in with the big guns. While weed control isn’t always the simplest task, there are a few products and techniques that can help you control doveweed without too much hassle. However, not every herbicide is effective against it, so you’ll need to choose wisely.
We’re kinda obsessed with tomatoes. Luckily our Houston climate allows us to plant for a second round of tomatoes in the fall, but there are a few key differences between fall and spring planting.
Many of us don‘t quite enjoy gardening as much in the sweltering Texas summer sun. Now that the weather is slightly more bearable, try planting some of these fall favorites that enjoy a little chill as much as you do!
Autumn landscapes are already captivating scenes here in North Carolina. Emphasize the already-beautiful fall foliage in your garden by featuring some of these fantastic blooms and berries!
Searching for something unique to inject energy and vitality into your living space? Look no further than these 6 weird and wonderful houseplants!
These pesky garden pests are a real pain in the grass. Get rid of chinch bugs in a pinch!
The hydrangea has earned a reputation for being, well, a bit of a diva. You might think they’re too finicky to tolerate our Texas heat, but we assure you it can be done! Here’s how to get gorgeous, showstopping hydrangeas blooming brightly here in Houston!
Now, it’s not just for the sake of keeping things organized and tidy. There are actually loads of benefits to creating a square foot garden. But before we get into that, let’s take a look at how to build one.