Sowing seeds for 2023

One question that I get asked a lot from our shop customers is … Can I use leftover seeds from last year?  So the answer is Yes, you can use leftover seeds to plant this year as long as they are still viable. The viability of seeds decreases over time, so it’s important to checkContinue reading “Sowing seeds for 2023”

Texas Flowers

Texas is a state known for its diverse landscape, which includes deserts, forests, and grasslands. With such a varied terrain, it’s no surprise that Texas is home to a wide variety of flowers. Some of the most well-known and beloved flowers native to Texas include the bluebonnet, Indian paintbrush, and evening primrose. The bluebonnet isContinue reading “Texas Flowers”

Low cost containers

Container gardening doesn’t have to cost a fortune, just only a little imagination. You could find beautiful garden containers at your local garden shops with rays of rainbow colors that are eye-catching, but can be expensive. Luckily, you don’t have to empty your wallet to create a beautiful container planter with materials that you alreadyContinue reading “Low cost containers”

Growing Mint

Growing mint is easy!. Learn to plant, grow, and control mint in your garden by following this post below.  All types of mint (including sweet mint, spearmint, peppermint, and chocolate mint) are fast-growing, spreading plants. You can contain mint in tight places such as between pavers of a walkway where your feet will brush againstContinue reading “Growing Mint”

How to grow Echinacea

 These hardy perennial plants are broadly referred to as Coneflowers. They are highly attractive to pollinators and make excellent cut flowers. They look spectacular in mass plantings. Timing Sow indoors 8-10 weeks before planting out. If started indoors in late winter, Echinacea may bloom in the first year. It can also be direct sown inContinue reading “How to grow Echinacea”

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