Neil Sperry garden and lawn tips include nutsedge control, a new lawn, pre-emergent weedkillers, lawn fertilizing, cinch bugs and st. augustine gray leaf. Mid-August lawn care that needs to be done now.
Plants, like people, change with the years. Here some things that might need changing in your garden: old shrubs bare bottom or yellow and weak, plants with brown leaf tips and edges and grasses wearing thin.
It’s a pivotal time in the life of your landscape and garden. The second half of the summer is about to unfold, and here's a list of the critical responsibilities gardeners will face over that period. including vegetable plantings and pruning.
We’re halfway through Gardening Year 2018, with the tough half ahead. Things are rough right now, and they’re only going to get rougher. Here are tips and words of encouragement so you can make it to the finish line in November.
Blue-blooming plants are so prized. It’s also because they’re cooling in face of 100-degree temperatures, and they blend well with just about any other color. So let’s feature some of the best of the blue plants that we have in Texas.
This year is looking like it’s going to be a beautiful year for crape myrtles. Early types are already stunning and the later varieties are filling with buds. These are things you may not have known about this wonderful plant.
Purple works in just about every garden. It goes with most brick colors and it plays well with just about every color plant out there. Here are some purple-hued plants that have performed well for The Garden Guru in North Texas.
Folks have some peculiar notions about what will and won't work in the landscape in North Texas, from home-brew pesticides to plant selection. The Garden Guru is here to address questions with as much diplomacy as he can muster.
It's tough to find plants that not only thrive in the shade but add some color to the landscape. Luckily, this North Texas gardening expert is here to help by spreading the word on these proven performers.
These small trees, some of them flowering, like southern magnolia and crape myrtles, do well in DFW. And don't overlook some hollies, such as possumhaw and willowleaft, that can be trained or trimmed into tree form.