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!

Gorgeous climbing hydrangea is a deciduous vine that is perfect for climbing up shady trees, pergolas and arbors

Gorgeous climbing hydrangea is a deciduous vine that is perfect for climbing up shady trees, pergolas and arbors

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.

Fun Classroom Activities and Experiments to Interest Children / Kids in Growing Plants

Fun Classroom Activities and Experiments to Interest Kids in Growing Plants

Fun Classroom Activities and Experiments to Interest Children / Kids in Growing Plants

Clovers (Trifolium) - lucky you, they're edible. And they’re found just about everywhere there’s an open grassy area. You can spot them by their distinctive trefoil leaflets. You can eat clovers raw, but they taste better boiled.  ...I like those with the big purplish buds (red clover), so it seems do the bees.

Edible Wild Plants: 19 Wild Plants You Can Eat to Survive in the Wild

Clovers (Trifolium) - lucky you, they're edible. And they’re found just about everywhere there’s an open grassy area. You can spot them by their distinctive trefoil leaflets. You can eat clovers raw, but they taste better boiled. ...I like those with the big purplish buds (red clover), so it seems do the bees.

Liriope grows to 90 cm tall, growing like a giant Mondo Grass with deep green strapped foliage. they form a clean, even tidy border without being formal. Bongo Borders Liriope grow in sun or shade in almost any soil. They look great as a border or underplanting with birds of paradise, canna lily, palms, cycads and glossy leaved topiary such as lilly pilly or ficus. (new purchase 22/5/2015)

Liriope grows to 90 cm tall, growing like a giant Mondo Grass with deep green strapped foliage. they form a clean, even tidy border without being formal. Bongo Borders Liriope grow in sun or shade in almost any soil. They look great as a border or underplanting with birds of paradise, canna lily, palms, cycads and glossy leaved topiary such as lilly pilly or ficus. (new purchase 22/5/2015)

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.

Isaiah 45:18 For this is what Jehovah says, The Creator of the heavens, the true God, The One who formed the earth, its Maker who firmly established it, Who did not create it simply for nothing, but formed it to be inhabited: “I am Jehovah, and there is no one else

Spring in Texas: Bluebonnets

Isaiah 45:18 For this is what Jehovah says, The Creator of the heavens, the true God, The One who formed the earth, its Maker who firmly established it, Who did not create it simply for nothing, but formed it to be inhabited: “I am Jehovah, and there is no one else

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