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Video Tips

Wyatt’s Planting Basics [VIDEO]

March 18, 2021

Since the freeze, we’ve all been busy cleaning up, waiting […]

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Citrus Tree Planting Guide [VIDEO]

March 11, 2021

Many citrus trees around the Coastal Bend appear damaged after […]

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Freeze Remedy: Palm Trees [VIDEO]

February 25, 2021

Several varieties of palm trees likely suffered damage in the […]

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Freeze Remedy: How to Save Philodendrons

February 23, 2021
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Freeze Remedy: Initial Assessments

February 23, 2021
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Grow Food Everywhere – James Gill’s Intro to Container Gardening

February 11, 2021

You can grow food just about anywhere in just about […]

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Gardening Blog Archive

Pollinator Tips for Pollinator Week!

June 20, 2024

It’s International Pollinator Week, y’all! Now’s a great time to add elements […]

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Artists and Their Gardens: A Visit to Barbara Hepworth’s St. Ives Studio

June 12, 2024

At the end of May, my wife Ashley and I had the […]

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Houseplant Care Guide for Summer

June 6, 2024

We just received a BIG new shipment of houseplants and we’re all […]

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Top 5 Gardening Must-Do’s for June 2024

May 22, 2024

Here’s to summer garden fun! We’re making the transition to warmer weather […]

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Garden Talk: DIY Drip Irrigation with Harry Villarreal – This Saturday, May 25th!

May 22, 2024

These days, we’ve been installing more and more drip irrigation systems on […]

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Meet Joyce Barnette: Gardener, Community Volunteer, and Dear Friend

May 15, 2024

What a gift running into Joyce Barnette this past Saturday while visiting […]

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Mother’s Day Flower Art for Kids! This Saturday, May 11th!

May 9, 2024

Attention kiddos: come celebrate Mom with us this Saturday, May 11th from […]

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Top 6 Gardening Must-Do’s for May 2024!

May 2, 2024

Yay for May! Everything’s growing and blooming and we hope you are […]

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Announcing: May 2024 Events at Gill’s!

April 24, 2024

Garden talks and events are back!! Here’s a preview of what we’ve […]

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Make Your Landscape More Earth-Friendly for Earth Day!

April 18, 2024

Happy Earth Day Weekend! A big part of our purpose here at […]

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Quick Tips for Growing Peppers!

April 10, 2024

Time to turn up the HEAT! It’s pepper planting season! Shishitos for […]

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Top 10 Plants for Hummingbirds in South Texas

April 4, 2024

April means hummingbirds in South Texas! We’re lucky to see a few […]

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