What's in a name? I had always heard it called Ligularia, then for some reason (only known to a select group of plant nerds...no offense intended, nerds are an important part of society...we would still be in the stone age without them) it was changed to Farfugium. You can read more about how … Read more about Giant, Curly or Spotted…Pick one!
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 https://www.almanac.com/weather/longrange/TX/Houston If they are right, we … Read more about Mumbles and scriblin’s
Last week, while trying to avoid sitting at my desk and dealing with a stack of papers, catalogues and trade mags, I opted to do some watering. It's surprising how relaxing dragging a hose can be. It doesn't cause friction between the remaining brain cells and I get a nice long look at all the … Read more about Arachnid microscopicus
The worst gardening practices occur... I had to run some plants over to a landscaping job last week. The gated community has a beautiful entrance, really 1st class plantings. I was impressed with the lake, no floating trash...no weird green or blue dye added. As I headed to the address, I … Read more about Even in the nicest neighborhoods…
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
Plumeria Last year we got some variegated pink plumeria, named 'Pink Maya' .For a picture.... https://www.tejastropicals.com/plumeria-rubra-pink-maya.html The foliage is amazing, but they were pricey. I found some more from a grower in far east Texas (sometimes refered to as Louisiana). These … Read more about New and too cool!
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