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With spring finally arriving in Central Texas, gardeners all over the Austin area are gearing up for a bountiful planting season with these Texas gardening tips. If you’ve spent the past months browsing through seed catalogs and dreaming of...
#1 It’s All About The Soil There’s an old adage in the organic gardening world that you don’t feed your plants, you feed your soil. If you have a healthy soil, your plants will grow a ton better than if...
Text by Amy Grisak, from a feature on Tizer Botanic Gardens and Arboretum that appeared in the January/February 2013 issue of Horticulture. Even though their property, Tizer Botanic Gardens and Arboretum, sits in USDA Zone 3 Montana, Richard and Belva...
Do You Know What Your Poop Means about Your Health? Poop may not be a topic everyone likes to discuss, but your daily poo can tell you a lot about your health. Your doctor may not have asked you about...
Japanese Sweet Flag Grass, Acorus gramineus: “Water’s Sedge” Japanese sweet flag grass is one of those plants with a proclivity for water which also happen to resemble flowing water. This makes it much admired and appreciated, at least in my...
The first rule for organic gardening pest and problem, control is to relax about most pest control issues. You’ll see holes in leaves and chunks missing here and there because that’s how nature works.If you want to see butterflies...
Is it possible to grow wandering jew plant outdoors? Absolutely. It started there, after all! But there’s some tricks to growing these plants so they thrive in an outdoor setting. Let’s talk about the best ways to provide for your...
With this recent cold weather, many of us are probably not spending much time outside in our gardens and landscape. For when we have warmer days in February, below are tips of what you can do in the garden...
Gardening can be a lot of fun, it can calm you, relax you, and is a great way to clear your head, blow off steam. For some, it’s an awesome, perhaps lesser appreciated way to indulge in your creativity....