- Caring for New Landscape
- Good Water Practice for Established Trees, Shrubs, and Lawns
- Tree Watering Guide – Anaqua, Desert Willow, Italian Cypress, Magnolia, Mesquite, Norfolk Pine, Palms, Pecan, Possum Haw, Red Bud, TX Mountain Laurel, Vitex, Wax Myrtle, Wild Olive
- Tree Watering Guide – Live Oak, Cedar Elm, Crape Myrtle, Fan Tex Ash, Bamboo, Yaupon Holly
- Water Wise Landscaping
James’ Watering Recommendations for Fall and Winter
S l o w d o w n watering for established trees, shrubs, ground covers, lawns, and potted plants for Fall and Winter. Once a week was appropriate in warmer ...
Why Fall is the Best Time to Plant Trees
We are lucky that we can garden year-round here in South Texas, but Fall is our best season for planting – especially for trees! Here’s why. Trees (shrubs and perennials, ...
Plant Something Interesting – Rare Seeds from Baker Creek
We are so happy to welcome Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds back to Gill’s! Baker Creek offers one of the largest selections of 19th century heirloom seeds from Europe and Asia, ...
It’s Time to Get Started on Your Fall Garden
Right now is a very exciting time for us South Texas Gardeners. It doesn’t feel like it yet, but our Summer season is coming to a close, and our best ...
Got Caterpillars? No Worries!
We were watering Pentas earlier this week and came across this funky looking fellow (above). At first, we thought it was a more common Tomato Hornworm, but after doing some ...
With all the recent rains, a lot of us are doing more indoor gardening and houseplant collecting. Here are our top houseplant how-to’s to help keep them happy inside. Light ...