Mexican Feather Grass – A Native Must-have For The Sun Garden

If you are looking to add interest to a sunny spot, consider Mexican Feather Grass(Nassella tenuissima) AKA Argentine needle-grass. A graceful Texas native, this plant is not only drought tolerant; it thrives in very dry soil. The wispy, pale green foliage creates a stunning backdrop for other perennials, like these Midnight Raider Day Lilies. This grass is … Read moreMexican Feather Grass – A Native Must-have For The Sun Garden

3 Evergreens That Are the Right Fit for Your Texas Yard

Sometimes landscaping isn’t about picking your favorite plants. With the harsh drought conditions in the DFW area, sometimes your yard makes your choices for you. Unless you want to aggressively irrigate your front lawn and constantly be on the lookout for pests, you have to choose your trees and shrubs carefully. Here are the three … Read more3 Evergreens That Are the Right Fit for Your Texas Yard

Are You Worried About Lightning Strikes?

Trees take on catastrophic damage when lightning hits. Lightning also hits trees surprisingly often. Trees attract the strike because they’re usually the highest point in urban and suburban areas, especially if they’re oak or poplar. When the lightning hits, it turns all of the liquid inside the tree into gas. Because a lot of your … Read moreAre You Worried About Lightning Strikes?

Three Essential Steps Before Starting Your Relandscaping

Landscaping projects can add a lot of curb appeal to your property and give your home an extra boost of selling potential. Everything from trimming and cleaning up your existing landscape to completely redesigning the front lawn transforms how your home looks. Make sure you add these three tasks to your to-do before starting on … Read moreThree Essential Steps Before Starting Your Relandscaping

Rental Properties Hacks: Consistency Isn’t Just for Interior Design

If you have more than two rental properties, consistency is key to turning a profit. The same neighborhood markets, mortgage types, and property management team can all make your business easier to organize. If you do your own maintenance and improvements, then consistency is even more important. With a bit of planning, you can renovate all … Read moreRental Properties Hacks: Consistency Isn’t Just for Interior Design

Use Mulch to Protect Against These Three Winter Problems

If your trees and plants go dormant in the winter, it might seem like your gardening has an off season. But a lot of things are happening behind the scenes as winter progresses, and that means you have to keep an eye out for continuing problems both in the soil and in the local wildlife. … Read moreUse Mulch to Protect Against These Three Winter Problems

Daylily – the Perfect Perennial for Your Garden

Hemerocallis, commonly known as daylily, is an easy to grow and low-maintenance flowering perennial native to Asia. They are fast growing and well-suited to a variety of conditions – thriving in USDA Hardiness Zones 4 – 9. They are known for their colorful flowers that bloom from mid-summer to early fall. The name Hemerocallis is … Read moreDaylily – the Perfect Perennial for Your Garden