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Don’t throw the water away after you cook your eggs. Instead, allow the water to cool then use it to fertilize and water all your houseplants! Eggshells contain both calcium and carbon. When you boil them for hard boiled eggs, some of these nutrients get leeched into the water making a great fertilizer.
Shasta Daisy. Blooms from summer to Fall. One of the most cheerful perennials, Shasta daisy offers simple flowers with sunny yellow centers for most of the summer. Plant Name: Leucanthemum x superbum Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 3 feet tall and 1 foot wide Zones: 5-8 Plant it with: Silvery lamb's ears (Stachys byzantina) makes a perfect foil for...
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In II Corinthians, Paul talks about enduring a “thorn in his side”. While no one knows exactly what the thorn was, most agree that God gave it to Paul so that, despite his many blessings, he would not become too … Continue reading
This has been a most unusual July at the White House. Early on, we had a week where the high temperatures for the days stayed in the 80’s and the night time temps were in the 60s. These amazingly pleasant … Continue reading
Sally and I celebrated the Fourth of July with our daughter and son-in-law in Oklahoma City. While there, we visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. What a lovely and moving place. Things like this make me so proud … Continue reading
I am often asked “What is the fastest growing shade tree for my yard?” When I recommend the bur oak I am often met with skepticism. A lot of people initially argue with me about my suggestion (which always … Continue reading
Every once in a while, something amazing happens. For my wife and I, this Sunday brought us one of those amazing surprises. While outside mowing the yard, our carpentar stopped her and showed her what appeared to be a half … Continue reading
This past weekend, the weather was so nice that my wife and I decided to take a ride in the country. We went down a long gravel road that had a “No Exit” sign posted just to see where it … Continue reading
Currently, one of the hottest trends in landscape design is called “Edible Landscapes”. Edible landscapes seek to incorporate vegetable, herbs, berries and fruit trees into urban and suburban landscapes. I can attest that it is pretty easy to create an attractive outdoor … Continue reading
If you are going to be anywhere close to East Texas on October 6, you really need to take time to swing by the gardens at Stephen F. Austin University. The SFA Gardens at Stephen F. Austin State University will … Continue reading
Below you will find a picture of the most incredible and unusual bluebonnet that I have ever seen. My best friend, Johnny Pickle, found this on his place just outside of Bellville,Texas. It is the most unusual plant thing I … Continue reading