This video is an overview of Nature’s Way Resources plant nursery.
I keep a garden journal, which includes observations, musings, insights and just about whatever seeps out of my brain when I’m propagating, as well as planting in my yard and garden. I scrounged some small sturdy boxes to store stuff in as well.
Black-bellied whistling ducks are native to the valley and to Mexico, but they do like to overwinter here.
I’ve always loved fall. Smokey dusks turning tree lines a subtle purple. The leaves of ash, elm, maple, pecan, and gum turning their fall colors,
Fortunately, there are many beautiful and hardy flowering plants that do exceptionally well along the Gulf Coast. Many of them are natives.
As we develop more “islands,” we change the requirements for native species of all types – birds, insects, mammals, plants, fungi and other flora and fauna.
The warmer temperatures are coaxing the many wildflowers into growth spurts. My numerous amaryllis and St. Joseph lilies are blooming non-stop and my Dutch iris blooms are already a memory. My 10-foot tall angel trumpet growth succumbed to the January freeze, but only the part above ground was affected. All of them have again sprouted from the roots, looking healthy and strong. I gave them a little slow release organic fertilizer to help them on their way.
Diane Cabiness takes us on a tour of her native plants.
Aeration and compost expert Dan Kilburn with Green Pro discusses the benefits of lawn aeration and composting.
Soil scientists agree that natural compost is the best way to create and maintain healthy soil. This video is an interview with John Ferguson, soil scientist and owner of Nature’s Way Resources.