Prepare Your Sprinkler System for Winter

Here in North Texas, we may not get as cold as the northern states but there are times when we do have cold spells and freezing temperatures. Many of the newer sprinkler systems have automatic precautions built-in but if it does not or is an older system you may need...

Fall Is Pansy Time

Many people don’t realize that you should plant your pansies in the Fall.  Pansies thrive in cooler temperatures and if planted in the fall, after the heatwave, they will actually come back in the spring, but typically are roasted out in late June or July.  This...

Prepare Your Lawn for Fall

Your fall lawn care is just as important as your spring and summer lawn care.  You need to have year-round care here in Texas in order to have a healthy lawn year-round.  During the fall, you should fertilize your lawn so that it can be ready to go come spring.  Fall...

Benefits of a Pergola

Pergolas seem to have this Mediterranean feel to them.  They are stand-alone structures that offer a bit of a break from the glaring sun.  However, some do question just how much of a break.  Pergolas come in all kinds of shapes, designs, and sizes.  Sometimes...

The Benefits of Mulch

Most people think mulch is for decoration, but it actually has a lot of benefits.  Mulch comes in a variety of colors and of course, it is great for landscaping and accenting your home.  However, there are other benefits to using mulch. Mulch will reduce evaporation. ...

Best Flowers For TX Summer Heat

The summer heat of Texas is hard on anyone and anything.  But, we love to have flowers like all the other states.  So, we took a minute to do some research and find out just what is the best flowers for TX summer heat. Henry Duelberg Salvia Do you like hummingbirds? ...