DIY Pest Control Reminders

Home Pest Control the Natural Way Hi Everyone– Just a reminder –if you are doing your own exterminating for inside pest control like roaches , silverfish, scorpions, spiders etc–and it has been 6 months since your last application—You need to re-apply The Eco-Exempt G (which is the granular ) outside, around the foundation of your home , garage and other structures–The 22 pound bag treats a foundation around most homes twice–so one bag will cover your pest control for a whole year. The product is applied by just scattering it at the base of your foundations–I use a small bucket […]

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Fairy Garden Landscape, Fairy Houses

Fairy Gardens – Bringing Whimsy to Your Texas Garden

The Fairy Garden I grew up in Fort Worth playing in my grandmother’s large garden and listening to her stories about fairies and other garden sprites that, according to her, shared our tranquil space. Fairy gardens was something that I started thinking about again when we were lucky enough to have my granddaughter Taylor ( 3 months old then ) come to us for day care. I had been given several of the lovely little books written and illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker about her life long fascination with garden fairies. The books are filled with a poem about each […]

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Well Done Landscaping Organic Roses in garden red and yellow

Growing Beautiful Organic Roses in Your Garden

Organic Roses Growing organic roses can be easy if you just plant them the right way in the right spot and understand a few things about how roses grow. Since I don’t know what you have been taught—let’s just start over and learn this simple way from scratch. Antique or Old roses are the best choice because they are the most disease resistant to start with. Of course as with almost anything-There are a few exceptions Here are things to consider when growing organic roses: *Roses need good drainage. *Most Roses need 6 hours of sun or more—but there are […]

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Spring pruning maintenance schedule Texas

Garden Maintenance Schedule for February and March

*Apply  [Powdered] Corn Gluten Meal at 20 lbs per 1000 sq feet to your lawn and bed area (after it is cleaned up) to control broad leaf weeds—if this is a concern. ( This year you may have already done this) Always remember that  whatever else you are putting down ( soil, compost, mulch etc)–the corn gluten meal must be on top to work. FYI– never trim during rainy weather-it can cause disease in the cuts – trim on dry days — temperatures should be ok for you to be outside — so between 35 degrees  & up while you […]

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tootsie pop + tissue paper = beautiful edible flowers

Valentine’s Project – Tootsie Roll Flowers

I had to share this fun easy ( I just made 10) valentine craft with you-check it out–This would work anytime you need a fun bouquet  for the table or a single flower to give . You just need one piece of tissue paper ( what ever color you want to make the flower) and  one  tootsie pop and something to tie  the paper  around the stick of the tootsie pop with –I used some thin  ribbon-it won’t show Fold one piece of  tissue paper in half and then fold  it in half again-this forms a rectangle-  now cut along the long edge […]

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