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American Robin In Buford Holly

If you make an effort to attract and observe the birds in your landscape this has been an exciting winter, and the action continues this spring. The American goldfinches are in town in large numbers. Earlier in the winter they joined the flocks of lesser goldfinches in salvaging the remnants of the seeds in the …

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Agarita SAWS

Hiking along a high oak rimmed bluff on a cool, crisp February morning, I caught scent of something deliciously sweet. My mind immediately conjured the image of a warm, honey-drizzled sopapilla as I whipped around to seek out the source of this decadent aroma. Nearby, covered in spectacular yellow blossoms, was a bushy shrub with …

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Yellow Rose of TX

Roses are the overall favorite flower of gardeners and non-gardeners. The blooms are beautiful. Have you ever thought of roses as a Xeriscape plant? You can, because there is a group of old-fashioned and tough modern roses that can survive and even bloom over a long period of time without irrigation. They also prosper without …

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Bird bath

While seed and suet do a fine job of attracting birds to your landscape, fresh, sparkling H2O will fascinate the flocks of feathered friends that flew in for winter. It’s no secret that birds fly south for the winter, but just how far south do they go? Mexico, Central and South America are common winter …

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meyer lemon

Your landscape is longing for a little lemon love. Pucker up — the Meyer lemon tree is a perfect partner. A lot of people wonder whether we can grow citrus trees in central Texas and whether they’ll be fruitful. The answer: absolutely! While there are many varieties to choose from, I’ve had the most success …

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Green plants

The chilly weather reminds us that we will be spending more time indoors and having guests to entertain at home. It is time to consider sprucing up the house with some amazing greenery . Our greenhouses are chock full with many types of plants to choose from.

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Mexican Plum

Ornamental trees and shrubs are some of the first to flower so you can capture the beauty of an early Texas spring. Ornamental trees and shrubs and are early nectar sources for pollinating insects and hummingbirds. One of the keys to successful gardening is seasonal interest. It’s important to utilize plants that keep your garden …

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Xeriscape

Xeriscape means expansive, beautiful perennial beds with zero hassle. Hardscape that’s practical and eye-catching. Extended outdoor living spaces. Most importantly, a successful xeriscape incorporates plant material that uses less of our precious resources, particularly water. 1     Planning Think about what your landscape will look like during each season of the year. Will there be …

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animated plants

In South Texas Fall is for Planting. Most gardeners plant their vegetables in the spring to harvest in late spring to early summer. In most areas of Texas, it is possible to have a fall vegetable garden also, but it will need to be managed somewhat differently than a spring garden. Locating the garden If …

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Fall Garden

Temperatures at night will become cooler as the month progresses encouraging the germination of the winter weeds. To reduce the quantity of weeds such as bedstraw, dandelions, thistle, henbit, beggars’ lice and chickweed in the lawn apply a preemergent such as Amaze, XL, or Dimension early in the month. The fall tomatoes will also respond …

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