Mexican Feather Grass is a gorgeous type of ornamental grass that can be used for a variety of different home yards and growing situations. Those who develop this kind of grass need to know a few care tips and understand when it is a wise decision to raise it in their lawn. The Nature Of … Read moreA Look At Gorgeous Mexican Feather Grass
Japanese maples can add a splash of beautiful color to every yard. The red and purple leaves look great whether you have a large tree planted in the middle of your front yard or you have a collection of small, potted maples around your patio. Here’s how to keep them healthy as summer turns … Read moreHow to Keep Your Japanese Maples Healthy This Fall
There are a number of chestnut species throughout the world but the American chestnut is only native to the United States. It long provided versatile timber and food for the eastern United States and beyond. After millions of years of robust growth throughout the forests of its range, this species was brought to the brink … Read moreThe American Chestnut: A Cautionary Tale
The Wintergreen Boxwood, otherwise known as the boxwood, is native to the eastern portion of North America. It does not survive in clay soils, so provide it with well-drained soil, preferably acidic. The Native American tribes of North America used this plant medicinally, brewing a tea from the leaves for ailments such as: headache, fever, … Read moreThe All-American Wintergreen
Even if you don’t have seasonal vegetable harvests, September is still an important turning point for your garden. Not only are plants starting to burst into fall colors, this period of time actually helps set the stage for your spring garden next year. Here’s a quick to-do list so you can keep your garden healthy even … Read moreIt’s Time to Get Your Garden Ready for Autumn
Trees are some of the best additions to your home’s lawn and yard. Not only do they provide shade year-round, they add character to your home’s curb appeal and help maintain the soil. But if you let your trees overgrow, their branches can start to scrape along the roof and damage your shingles. Instead of … Read moreWhen Should You Trim Your Trees?
Sometimes it seems like, no matter how much you might water your lawn and take care of your garden beds, everything is turning parched and slightly brown. If you’re considering relandscaping your lawn and you’re looking for plant varieties that can stay healthily green no matter the weather, there are two main categories of plants … Read moreMake Your Yard Pop with Evergreen Trees
Once you’ve made your initial renovations to a property, your focus should be on maintenance; whether it’s keeping the interior and exterior in consistent condition through multiple rotations of tenants or by maintaining your property’s comparative advantage through routine upgrades. No matter which focus you maintain, mature trees help. They don’t require careful attention to … Read moreWhy Are Mature Trees the Best Choice for Rental Properties?
Crape myrtles can flourish with very little care. They’re well-suited for the North Texas climate and can grow into a thick, shady plant in no time. But if your crape myrtle is starting to take over your lawn or you want to make sure it stays healthy, here are some tips for keeping your crape … Read moreDo’s and Don’t’s for Pruning Your Crape Myrtles
Trees are a lifetime investment. They’ll grow with your family, they’ll become part of your house, and they will be part of the property for decades. So finding the right variety is important, both in terms of a tree that looks the way you want it to and that can adapt well to North Texas … Read more2 Trees That Stand Up Well to North Texas Weather