• Outdoor Fireplace Designs

    Posted on March 25, 2013 by Kristin in 3 Dimensional Models.
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  • Sugar Snap Peas

    Posted on March 21, 2013 by Kristin in Great for Kids.

    For Kids Peas in general are fast germinating and fast growing which makes them a great indoor container plant or garden plant for kids to grow on their own. The fast germination of these plants are a quick reward for your child’s effort to start their own garden, and the fast growth rate will show […]

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  • Tree Staking

    Posted on March 20, 2013 by Kristin in The New Homeowner.

    Tracey from Rosenberg (Southwest of the Houston area) asks how long should she keep newly planted trees staked before they should be removed. The rule of thumb is that tree staking should be removed at one year from the time of planting. Typically tree or landscape installation companies will end their tree warranties at one […]

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  • OFF! – Grown in Your Backyard

    Posted on March 19, 2013 by Kristin in Insects and Animals.

    As we quickly approach mosquito season Chelsea from Dallas asks what she can do to prevent these pests. Luckily there are several varieties of plants that can be purchased and placed in containers so that you and your guests can enjoy your patio and home without being covered in OFF! Pelargonium citrosum Pelargonium citrosum is […]

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  • Esperanza – Tecoma stans

    Posted on March 18, 2013 by Kristin in Texas Natives.

    Tecoma stans, more often known as Yellow Bells or Esperanza, is a favorite perennial shrub for Texans. You can expect this plant to reach anywhere from 3′ to 25′ depending on the variety you have selected and your location. Many Esperanza can be treated as an annual to a perennial from zones 7-11. The 2″ […]

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