Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

Echinacea is native to Texas, grows well in pots, and is a perennial.  Attracts butterflies.

Echinacea is native to Texas, grows well in pots, and is a perennial. Attracts butterflies.

Plumbago – so pretty cheerful – thrives in the hot Texas summer. Disease- pest- and deer-resistant. Can grow into a large bush, and also can be trained to grow on a trellis.

Plumbago - so pretty cheerful - thrives in the hot Texas summer. Disease- pest- and deer-resistant. Can grow into a large bush, and also can be trained to grow on a trellis

Plumbago – so pretty cheerful – thrives in the hot Texas summer. Disease- pest- and deer-resistant. Can grow into a large bush, and also can be trained to grow on a trellis.

McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors LaV - a Restaurant in Austin, TX - McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors

McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors LaV - a Restaurant in Austin, TX - McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors

Hometalk :: Five reasons you should plant a Vitex (large shrub/small tree).

Five reasons you should plant a Vitex

Hometalk :: Five reasons you should plant a Vitex (large shrub/small tree).

Native plant, the Texas Lilac (Vitex).  They are hardy, drought tolerant, and the butterflies & bees love them.

Native plant, the Texas Lilac (Vitex). They are hardy, drought tolerant, and the butterflies & bees love them.

thegardeningclan | Want to plant lavender in our bedroom for esthetics and air purification.

thegardeningclan | Want to plant lavender in our bedroom for esthetics and air purification.

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nigella

nigella

rainbow butterfly bush. Buddleia. Great for attracting butterflies and very fast growing.

rainbow butterfly bush. Buddleia. Great for attracting butterflies and very fast growing.

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