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Sequence of Seeding Wildflowers and Grasses in Texas
July 24, 2016
In the How To article on meadow gardening, it recommends that a good chunk of yo...
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Young Mexican White Oak Losing Leaves in Texas
July 13, 2016
I have a 5 yr old Mexican white oak, 20 ft tall losing its leaves mostly at the ...
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Shade Tolerant Groundcover for Texas
July 13, 2016
I live in Atascosa county in Pleasanton Texas, I have an abundance of Live Oak a...
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Manzanita Not Growing Well
July 11, 2016
Dear Mr Smarty Plants, I have a four native Dr. Hurd manzanitas growing in my ya...
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Promoting Monarch Habitats in Texas
July 11, 2016
My parents have a 6 acre pasture in East, TX with native milkweed in it. What ar...
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New Lawn for a New House in Central Texas
July 11, 2016
We have a new house with a barren yard. How soon can we successfully plant grass...
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Trees for Privacy Screening in Central Texas
July 11, 2016
I live in Cedar Park, Texas and have a neighbor who likes to have parties. I nee...
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Shrub for Shady Austin, Texas Backyard
July 11, 2016
I am looking for a colorful shrub or bush for my drab backyard in Austin. It won...
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Wildflowers for Partial Sun in East Texas
July 11, 2016
I need the name of wildflowers that will tolerate partial sun and perscribe burn...
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Drought Resistant Privacy Screen for North Side of Austin Texas House
July 10, 2016
We live in the densely populated Mueller development, where there's barely 3 fee...
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Plants for a moist, shady spot in central Texas
July 08, 2016
I am looking for a plant that will grow in almost full shade with plenty of mois...
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Spacing for a Desert Willow Tree in California
July 07, 2016
How close to a house can I plant a desert willow tree?
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Will Echinacea outgrow Spanish Needle?
July 07, 2016
I'd like to plant some Echinacea in an area where Spanish Needle has been growin...
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Building a Rain Garden in Dallas
July 07, 2016
We are designing a rain garden to catch overflow from two large rain cisterns. ...
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Removing Old Poison Ivy Vines from Pecan Trees
July 07, 2016
I am in the process of cleaning up a creek bank that has very old pecan trees on...
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Lindheimer's Muhly Grass Seeds for Human Use?
July 07, 2016
Does anyone know if Lindheimer's Muhly seeds were ever used as human food source...
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Native Texas Trees from Seed for Fence Line
July 07, 2016
My parents have an unirrigated fence line on their property that they want to gr...
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When to See Wisconsin Wildflowers Blooming?
July 07, 2016
When is the best time for Southern Wisconsin wildflower blooming?
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When to Move Potted Plants Outside in Texas?
July 07, 2016
When can I move my potted patio plants back outside? I live in Heath/ Rockwall,...
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Planting Canary Island Date Palm in Austin, Texas
July 07, 2016
I want to plant a Phoenix canariensis on the south side of my property in West A...
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Grass Groundcover for Georgia Hillside
July 07, 2016
I am looking for a grass to cover a hillside area down to a lake. It is mostly s...
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When Should I Prune Texas Sage?
July 07, 2016
How and when do you prune Texas sage to encourage thicker foliage?
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Seeding Bluebonnets in Missouri
July 07, 2016
I live in St. Louis, MO and obtained a packet of Bluebonnet seeds as well as a s...
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Using Horse Manure for the Garden
July 07, 2016
Can you use horse manure for decomposed matter for your flower beds, etc.?
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Possible Herbicide Contamination of Soil
July 07, 2016
My mother will be 80 this year and lives in Houston, Texas. She has a raised be...
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