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!

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

Don't know the name of your succulent or cactus plant? This great Compendium of 127 Stunning Desert Plants and Succulents may help. Image shared with permission of ftd.com . For help on propagating succulents please visit http://thegardeningcook.com

Propagating Succulents - How-to Tutorial

Don't know the name of your succulent or cactus plant? This great Compendium of 127 Stunning Desert Plants and Succulents may help. Image shared with permission of ftd.com . For help on propagating succulents please visit http://thegardeningcook.com

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.

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.

nassella tenuissima (stipa tenuissima) mexican feather grass

nassella tenuissima (stipa tenuissima) mexican feather grass

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

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.

The lovely Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea - learn more about it here:  http://vbelleblog.com/?s=vanilla Image Source: http://fishtailcottage.blogspot.com/2016/08/oh-my-goodness-its-been-crazy-summer-i.html

The lovely Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea - learn more about it here: http://vbelleblog.com/?s=vanilla Image Source: http://fishtailcottage.blogspot.com/2016/08/oh-my-goodness-its-been-crazy-summer-i.html

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