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January 16, 2018
I’ve heard the “lemonade makers” out there;) The hopeful chatter about the affect this extreme winter weather will have on pests – especially because of the ant problems we are seeing after Harvey. Unfortunately, these temperatures are probably not extreme enough to be of concern to the fire ants:(

Extreme Temperatures Affect Fire Ants – eXtension

Persistent cold snaps in many traditionally mild areas of the U.S. have prompted questions concerning Imported Fire Ant endurance in the…

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January 3, 2018
Most of us have made our 2018 Resolutions – I’m thinking more than a few of us have plans to become healthier this year. Planting a garden (even a small one) can be a fun way to follow through on that plan. Plant a fruit tree, create a raised garden in a sunny little used area of the yard, use extra pots laying behind that shed to plant seasonal veggies and herbs.

Now is the time to plan…

Start thinking;) Start dreaming;) We can make those ideas come to life. Plan now and be ready to plant when the time is right.

12 Gardening Ideas You Can Count as Resolutions

See how to set up your outdoor areas for more enjoyment next year and make them a bit more earth-friendly in the process

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December 22, 2017
Merry Christmas from our family to yours❣️

The kids are out of school and the excitement is building for Christmas❣️ Our city’s gardens are in full “bloom” – take some time to visit many of the lighted displays throughout Houston and the surrounding areas.

Holiday Lights in Houston | Best Christmas Display Spots

While there are many homes with Christmas lights in Houston, we’ve compiled a collection of the best neighborhoods to enjoy amazing seasonal displays.

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November 17, 2017

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November 17, 2017

For everyone…

Enjoy the earth:)

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November 16, 2017
Any day that starts with adult size tonka toys and green tags is a good day!

Have a great day everyone!

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October 26, 2017
I thought it would be a good idea to post about these cute little caterpillars, I’ve seen 2 in as many days…. DON’T touch them. These little critters cause an amazing amount of pain.

Asps — poisonous, stinging caterpillars — back in season

We are in stinging asp season. The furry-looking caterpillars usually come out in July and stick around through November.

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October 24, 2017
It finally feels like fall! With that comes so many decorating possibilities.

Have some fun – enjoy the weather.

We love the traditional carved pumpkins and the hay bales with a friendly scarecrow – but,…



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October 18, 2017
Before and After – A little face lift in the front yard. Stone work, water feature, irrigation, and lighting to polish it off!

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October 14, 2017
Feeling uninspired? Visit some of these amazing gardens…

Houston’s 5 Best Public Gardens

No room or time for a garden of your own? These gardens may inspire you.