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If you haven’t already, hold off on trimming everything back, and DON’T get rid of anything yet;) Most plants will bounce back after a frost. The damaged foliage acts as protection from further damage- Frost bitten foliage is nature’s blanket.
The best time to trim and clean up is when the danger of frost is behind us. If you can’t stand it and must trim, be very diligent in protecting those plants during any other freezes.
Picture this Landscape is available to help get your yard back into shape with proper trimming, fertilizing, and mulching. Give us a call.
There’s a lot out there that are super simple to grow-and now is the time to plant cool weather crops. Some specimens make a beautiful addition to your garden as well:)
Learn how to grow vegetables. Most of the vegetables listed are easy to grow and maintain. They can also grow in most parts of Texas.
Spring is coming, Spring is coming!
Crepe Myrtles are by far one of the biggest sources of pride we have here in the south. The showy, continuous blooms are beautiful throughout the Spring and summer.
Crepe Murder is a label I first heard years ago after Southern Living wrote an articles about the habit of cutting crepe myrtles to achieve a certain height or whatever the reason. It is a practice that has always mystified me:(
Crepe Murder is happening all over the city! This is an unnecessary practice and is damaging to the trees. Check out the proper way to prune a crepe myrtle.
https://youtu.be/l_jp7r5TQW0Avoid Crape Murder! Let Kerry Heafner show you how to prune properly. Crape Myrtles are hardy durable trees, they stand up to heat and humidity well, and the…
This week, the rusty patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis) became the first bee in the contiguous United States to be officially listed as an endangered species. The native bumblebee, once prevalent in the eastern U.S. and upper Midwest, will now receive federal protection under the Endangered Species …
2 reviews of Picture This Landscape. “Providing Quality Landscaping Services & Award-Winning Landscape Design Since 1986! We are pioneers for offering complete landscape packages and…
Both larvae are night feeders and do extensive damage. Cutworm moths (white to light gray small moths) are seen during the evening hours whereas the sod webworm moths (dark grayish brown to black small moth) are seen in the early morning hours.
Unfortunately because of all of the rain we are also seeing brown patch (fungal issue not pest) emerging its nasty head as well.
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Any sushi eaters out there? The hardest plant to grow?!!!? Wow, who knew?