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January 16, 2018
Be ready for Houston’s beautiful Spring blooms!

February and March fill up quick, give us a call. Its the perfect time to plant!


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January 16, 2018
Have you ever thought about growing your own food?

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:)

http://agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/easy-vegetables-to-grow/

Easy Vegetables to Grow

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.

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January 16, 2018

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…

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January 16, 2018
Bees:) Can’t live without’em.

How You Can Help the First Endangered U.S. Bee Species

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 …

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January 16, 2018
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January 16, 2018
Sod webworms and cutworms were a real nuisance last year and seem to be having another strong year:(

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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Tropical Sod Webworms 2017 | Harris County Horticulture Blog

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January 16, 2018

Any sushi eaters out there? The hardest plant to grow?!!!? Wow, who knew?

Very interesting!

Who doesn’t love wasabi with their sushi? Unfortunately, real wasabi is the most difficult plant in the world to grow commercially. Fortunately, there’s Daio Wasabi Farm.

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January 16, 2018
Happy Friday! Follow our progress on a full back yard renovation!




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January 16, 2018
Well, it’s here- day after day of heat🔥! Our plants are tired, we are tired, and our gardens look stressed😥 Some of our flowering plants may need pruning, and some may have to be removed.

Suprisingly, this is the perfect time to plan a fall vegetable garden.

If you have any questions for our team please post in comments and we will do our best to help you.

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January 16, 2018
Everyone is in our thoughts and prayers during Harvey. Keep safe and dry❣️

Looks like the biggest threat to our area is flooding, but be sure to check your yards for anything that could be blown around.

Turn patio furniture upside down or put it in bottom of your pool if you have one.

Fill your tubs with water in case sewage and/or water service is interrupted.

Coal for the pit:) as the meat thaws- cook it:)

Be safe.