Boston Beautiful!

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For years I’ve requested an APLD (Assoc. of Professional Landscape Designers) Conference in Boston. I’d heard it was a beautiful city with lovely architecture and I knew there had to … Read More

Summer Watering 101

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“I can’t possibly water enough. This summer must be hotter than last summer.” I don’t think our summers have gotten hotter, but as I age, I do not handle the … Read More

August Garden Tips

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Watch: A Great Trick to Green Up Your Lawn & Garden! Read: Fall’s Around the Corner – it’s Garden Time! Plant tomato, eggplant, and pepper transplants after August 10th. Be … Read More

Not Too Hot For Poinciana!

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It can be challenging to find the right plants for a hot, dry, summer in South Texas. One of my favorites is known by most of us as Poinciana (Caesalpinia). That’s … Read More

Crape Myrtle Season

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It’s a wonder to watch crape myrtles go from ordinary to extraordinary in what seems a matter of days. Look down most neighborhood streets to find a multitude of white, … Read More

Quick Easy Summer Color!

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A couple of weeks ago I grabbed some hot pink Samba portuluca, orange profusion zinnias, purple angelonia, and purple gomphrena (some of my favorites), planted them in two large pots … Read More