Do it, do it now! It's time to get those tomatoes and veggies in the ground! See our list at: https://rcwnurseries.com/data/stories_rcw/other/30_tomato-list.pdf We have most of these in stock, plus a bunch more including lots of heirloom varieties. Call for availability 281-440-5161. … Read more about Tomato time!
Barefoot surprise! As I have said before I hate wearing shoes, which means that I am conscious of what is under my feet. Over the last 2 days, I was doing some yard work. Weeding, turning compost, planted some fruit trees, planting more veggie seeds where we had harvested something...talking to … Read more about Search and destroy on sight!
It started with a Forest Pansy Think redbuds are a flash in the pan? Pretty for 2 weeks then turning ho-hum? You couldn't be more wrong. Breeders and growers have come a long way in developing and finding amazing forms and colors. We are going to allow them to speak for … Read more about Not your Granny’s Redbuds
Flowers = fruit It is that time of the year when we start thinking about planting for the spring. Why can't we enjoy the fruit of our shrubs and trees? Why do we hide our veggies behind the garage? There are lots to choose from and most of them need the same amount of care as standard landscape … Read more about Edible landscape
The fall of a dynasty. Before you know it, the 2012 roses will be here. But, before I tell you about them, lets see what's up with the rose industry. In 2007, Jackson Perkins (JP) was bought by the Park Seed group. The high standards and quality, that had sustained JP for 135 years, started to … Read more about 2012 Roses
It's getting to be that time again! Every year, in May, we place our orders for fruit trees. It is hard to predict what gardeners will want and how many to order, but trees don't grow on trees, and our suppliers need to have an idea of what we are going to want. As our delivery day draws near, … Read more about Fruit Trees for 2012
The perfect lady What is evergreen, blooms in the winter, is drought tolerant, grows in partial shade and comes in lots of colors and heights and some are even fragrant? Camellias of course! For some bizarre reason, camellias have gotten a bad rap as hard to grow and this is simply not true. Yes, … Read more about All hail, the Queen of Winter (in Houston)
Who said it has to be shaped like a triangle and smell piney? Every year, I see signs for "Live Christmas Trees". It drives me batty. It should say "cut Christmas trees", or how about just "Christmas Trees". How can a tree, that has had its roots cut off, be "live"? They were alive...months … Read more about Living Christmas Trees