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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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Each year I like to try some kind of experiment in the garden. I truly believe that the best way to become a better gardener is to try new things. This year I will be putting one of the most … Continue reading
This weekend was undoubtedly one of my top weekends of the year. The weather was unbelievable. My wife and I took advantage of this weather to go and help my buddy Greg Grant harvest sugar cane. Then, on the way … Continue reading
Nine months ago, the folks at KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener (CTG) came and filmed my potager for an upcoming fall gardening segment on CTG. Well, that “upcoming time” is finally here! I am so excited to have this opportunity and I … Continue reading
August 1 is the official kick off date for fall gardening in my part of Texas. In reality, I actually start working on my fall garden around the middle of July. Like most of us in zones 7-9, my tomatoes … Continue reading
March 15 is the ultimate go date in the Zone 9 garden. At this point there is an almost 0% chance of a freeze. Because of this you can now plant just about everything. I have to admit, I am … Continue reading
I am truly blessed to be able to call many of the top horticulturists in the country friend. My work at A&M has exposed me to so many people that are truly experts in their fields of study. I call … Continue reading
I recently read the 2009 survey results of the gardening world by the National Gardening Association (http://www.garden.org/). One of the stats that I found very interesting was the amount of money the average person reportedly spends on their food garden. … Continue reading
Bridget O’Brien and Andrew Hoyt are getting married! Bridget is the Tours Program Manager at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and her betrothed is an English teacher at the Christo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School in Houston. To celebrate … Continue reading
I love to experiment in my garden. Every year, I grow something that I have never grown before or I try to grow an old stand-by in a new way. This year, I am doing both. My first experiment this … Continue reading