The 7 Gardening Must-Dos for 2019

by Katie Kuchta on February 27, 2019

With spring upon us, no matter what you want to do in the garden this year–upgrading the design or creating a vast vegetable garden to feed a community–this year is destined to be yours. Consider...

The 10 Best Vegetables and Fruits to Grow this Fall in Texas

by Katie Kuchta on October 4, 2018

Do you have a garden you’ve been cultivating for years? Or are you just getting started in fruit and vegetable gardening? Maybe your new home has a garden that has motivated you to enjoying the...

Fun Fresh Foodie Hacks: Curating Pickled Vegetables At Home

by Katie Kuchta on July 9, 2018

In Texas, it is pretty easy to grow a bountiful garden of heat-loving vegetables. Today, pickling part of your harvest is gaining popularity once more after a few decades of gardeners not taking advantage of...

5 Great Gardening Tips for Small Spaces

by Katie Kuchta on June 7, 2018

More Texans than not live with limited outdoor space. No surprise, when you consider the size of the major metropolitan areas of Texas, like Dallas---which is marked as the 6th fastest growing area in the...

Enjoy An Attractive Convenient Composting Station

by Melinda Myers on June 15, 2017

Make recycling green debris into compost convenient and attractive. Create a space you and your neighbors will appreciate. And locate composting in a convenient area that is easy to access and manage, so you are...

Harvesting, Storing and Preserving Herbs from the Garden

by Melinda Myers on June 8, 2017

Enjoy herbs all year round. Harvest herbs now for garden-fresh meals and preserve a few for the winter ahead. Snip a few leaves or leaf-covered stems as needed. For the same intensity of flavor, you...

Family Gardening Provides More Than A Bountiful Harvest

by Melinda Myers on May 10, 2017

Gardeners know digging, planting, harvesting and even viewing a garden is good for the mind, body and spirit. It improves strength and flexibility, lowers blood pressure and elevates our mood. And this is true for...

From The Garden to The Party

by Melinda Myers on April 20, 2017

Make every meal a special event by bringing the garden to the table. Serve your favorite dishes made from homegrown ingredients. Then allow guests to add their own herbal seasonings right from the garden or...