SELECTED PLANT CULTIVARS

Many commonly used landscape plants in the Central Texas area offer a wide variety of different cultivars that provide different floral colors, plant shapes and sizes, or other features that tend to add much variety to commonly used plants. Use of different plant cultivars provides the opportunity to grow plants that are extremely well adapted

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Mulching Basics

This page discusses the importance of mulching, especially in our warmer Gulf Coast environments and provides a comparison chart of various materials used for mulching purposes. First, some basics. Why mulch?? 1. Water retention – mulching plants is an effective way to hold available moisture in the root zone which in turn helps in conserving

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Container Gardening

One of the trends in gardening and landscaping today is the increasing use of decorative containers. Any object that holds soil in which a plant can be grown is fair game. The benefits of container gardening is offset with challenges as well. This page discusses this aspect of outdoor ornamantal gardening. Benefits and Advangtages Disadvantages

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