Everyone in Texas wants bluebonnets. Their velvety leaves topped with blue flowers announce that spring is here. I have a friend who plants them in
Everyone becomes a gardener in spring. However, it takes a determined gardener to see ahead to the net season. If you want beautiful gardens in the spring, now is the best time to sow or transplant wildflowers and many perennial spring bloomers.
The best method to judge the health of the soil beneath a lawn is to discover how many earthworms are present.
Fifty to 75 percent of all drinking water used in municipalities goes to watering lawns and gardens. In dry summer months that can increase to 80 percent or more. The amount wasted can be enormous. As population grows, more and more water is being drawn out of underground aquifers more quickly than the aquifers can recharge. Above ground reservoirs also become stressed.
Healthy soil = nutrients and beneficial microorganisms = healthy plants
And the night-blooming flowers open, open in the same hour I remember those I love. In the middle of the viburnums the twilight butterflies have