We know our hoses We use about 3 million gallons of water a year, maintaining the plants at the nursery. I'm going to guess that we apply about 1 million of that by hand. Most of the rest is through the irrigation system. Some is overhead rotors, like you might have for your lawn, the trees and … Read more about Hoses and water breakers
Don't take it personally! My Vitex (Agnus castus)http://www.rcwnurseries.com/rcw/trees-detail.aspx?id=2189 goes through a "thing" every year. In August, it starts looking dreadful. The leaves start to turn brown at the edges, no matter how wet or dry it has been. Lots of the leaves get brown … Read more about Help, what’s happening to my plant?
Umbrella Cockatoo Umbrella Cockatoo (Cacatua alba) are also known as White Cockatoos. They are native to the lowlands and rainforests of Indonesia and Australia. There are 21 types of Cockatoos, the smallest being Cockatiels. Unfortunately, Umbrellas are subject to wild captures for the caged … Read more about Cockatoo Cabana
Ta Da!!!! Our rose orders are in to the growers! The list below, is what will be coming in January. We select our list by choosing varieties that have proven to be disease resistant and tolerant of our climate. If the rose is described as having a matte finish on the leaves or best for arid … Read more about Roses for 2014
May means... It's time to order fruit trees. Yeah, 6 months in advance seems like a long time...but, trust us, the growers need advanced notice. To process thousands of orders, dig 100's of thousands of trees, bundle and ship them out on time is a major feat! We have been buying trees from L.E. … Read more about 2014 Fruit Trees
What is Mother Nature doing?!?!? This crazy weather has kept us hopping. Put plants in the greenhouse...haul them back out. Cover the birds...uncover the birds...do it again! Here is a link to the Old Farmers Almanac http://www.almanac.com/weather/longrange/TX/Houston If they are right, we may … Read more about Mumbles and scriblin’s
RCW Nurseries, Inc. is proud to announce the opening of their newest planned community, Faerie Springs Estates Quaint homes, paved walking paths and a pond grace this new community, just inches from Faerie Ridge and a few feet from Old Faerieburg. RCW also has modular homes ready to be … Read more about New subdivision
Humus (long U...like in human) Soil is made of 3 basic components, water, air and particles. Water and air are what they are. The particles differ from region to region and no 2 square feet will be exactly alike. Humus is the Latin word for soil. Humus is traditionally thought of as the … Read more about Humus vs. Hummus