Butterfly Gardening

Posted on September 04, 2018 | 0 comments
Butterfly gardening is easy and rewarding. All it takes is providing a few simple things that butterflies (and generally speaking all pollinators) need: nectar and host plants, shelter and water.

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Native Plants: Giving Wildlife a Place to Call Home

Posted on September 01, 2018 | 0 comments

Thanks to their beauty, vitality, and versatility, native plants are finally enjoying their day in the sun. Native plants occur naturally in a specific geographic region and have evolved to thrive in the conditions of that environment, including the climate and soil. They’re typically more tolerant of drought and stress, they need less water, they’re less prone to disease, and they don’t take as much work. Whether you choose native trees, shrubs, grasses, flowers, or groundcover, native plant species are an important part of any North Texas garden.

Native plants offer another significant benefit: They provide a habitat for wildlife, from mammals to pollinating insects. To put it simply, native plants give wildlife a place to call home.

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Watering tips

Posted on December 07, 2013 | 0 comments
Watering can be a tricky thing. Most of us are tempted to set your sprinkles on and forget about it. But as tempting as this might sound, it is not the right way to water, especially native and well-adapted plants. The general rule of thumb is simple – we should water deeply and infrequently. But what does that mean? 

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