Expert gardeners often seem like magicians, and today I’ll teach you their tricks so you can look like an expert, too!
If you’re intimidated by roses, avoiding growing them in your home garden, this article is made for you.
Gaye Hammond Secret Rose FertilizerRecipe per 1 standard rose (use half for miniature roses) 1 cup alfalfa meal (or alfalfa pellets)1 cup cottonseed meal1 cup fish meal1/2 cup bone meal1/2 cup blood meal1/4 cup Epsom Salt (technical grade is cheaper than USP/food grade)
Ever wondered how you can get one plant to turn into multiple? It’s not magic. It’s propagation! Find out the easiest way to multiply your herb plants.
You don’t need a huge text book or expert level education in order to propagate plants. It’s actually quite simple!
Tour with a Houston, Texas Green Waste Recycling Facility, The Ground Up
Have you Tried Composting with the Hügelkultur or Lasagna Gardening Metho
Simple introduction to composting. Great guide for new gardeners. You’ll get my “no-no” and “yes” list for composting materials and an easy way to start today.
A review of Lemon Balm Eucalyptus in the HDG Test Garden, a 2 acre site devoted to testing plants in Houston, Texas.
Today let’s talk about a flowering plant that is native to the tropical Americas. The Purple Training Lantana and New Gold Lantana, or Lantana montevidensis and Lantana x ‘New Gold’ respectively, are outstanding examples of the Lantana family. The Purple Training flourishes in USDA Zones 8-10, while the New Gold…