Native Texan Flowering plants

 Did you know that Texas is home to 5000-6000 species of native plants. As a state,  it is responsible for the conservation of approximately a quarter (25%) of the North American native flora. There are many  Perennials that are native to Texas, such as; Angel Trumpet, Blackfoot Daisy, and Coneflower, and Calylophus which can beContinue reading “Native Texan Flowering plants”

Planting Echinacea

Echinacea is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. It has ten species, which are commonly called coneflowers. They are found only in eastern and central North America, where they grow in moist to dry prairies and open wooded areas.  This flower is well-loved not only for its beauty and its abilityContinue reading “Planting Echinacea”

Flowers to pick & press

Capture the beauty of summer flowers by picking a few to press and preserve for later use in winter crafts. Even a couple of flowering stems will give you plenty of material if you press each bloom individually. Picking garden flowers doesn’t harm the plant, in fact it often means more new blooms will formContinue reading “Flowers to pick & press”

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