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Want to learn more about growing? Read some of our helpful articles below for additional information on a variety of gardening and landscaping topics. 

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Our recommendations for ornamental grasses that are successful in our area. Listed by height, shortest to tallest.

Love butterflies? Lure them to your garden with some of our favorite native plants : Blackfoot Daisy, Verbena, Orange Milkweed, Purple Coneflower, Zexmenia, Yarrow, Hardy Blue Aster, Gregg's Mistflower, Texas Lantana, and Black-Eyed Susans.

You can create a popular hummingbird buffet spot with many types of native plants. Learn about Coral Bells, Pink Skullcap, Autumn Sage, Texas Betony, Mealy Blue Sage, Hummingbird Mint, Whirling Butterflies, Hummingbird Bush, Turk's Cap, and Standing Cypress.

Got a shady spot? Here are some sure bets to add color and interest. Learn about Dwarf Katie Ruellia, Spiderwort, Grounsel, Fragrant Phlox, Pigeonberry, Texas Betony, Zexmenia, Sea Oats, and Columbine.

Learn about our favorite perennials that LOVE the Texas sun. This list describes Winecup, Blackfoot Daisy, Sundrops, Mexican Feather Grass, Whirling Butterflies, Purple Coneflower, Autumn Sage, Brown-Eyed Susan, Lantana, and Flame Acanthus.

Learn the basics on organic products, their application and benefits. Included is a handy calendar to guide you on when to apply what and why.

This is a must have for organic gardening.  This calendar details month-by-month what you should be doing in your garden and lawn.  

Learn how to make your lawn beautiful, safe, and strong the natural and organic way.

This handy guide will take the mystery out of when and how to prune your perennials.

Get the most growth from your trees while making them healthy and strong.

Guidelines on planting a container grown tree.

Did you know that research shows that kids will not only eat but love any vegetable that they have grown? We know this works for husbands too! Tips for building a raised bed vegetable garden producing a great harvest in a small space.

How to help your trees not only survive the challenge of drought and watering restrictions but actually grow and thrive.

How to help your trees make it through the Texas summer with flying colors.

Our tree guarantee and must-read information on caring for your new landscape.

Details on how to care for your new landscape, including watering by hand, using your sprinkler system, fertilization, weeding, and other tasks.

Here's a guide on Texas vegetable gardening. Provides a list of cool-season vegetables and warm-season vegetables for our area and the best time to plant and sow seeds.
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