Archive for August, 2010

Something a little different


Our backyard has three “non-standard” native plants that are brightening our landscape during the summer heat.

Mountain cedar – water guzzler or not?


For many people, the implication in “clear the cedar and start the springs” is that cedars are sucking up water that would otherwise filter down to recharge the aquifer and increase spring flow.

A society of garden clubs? – Not!


Many people unfamiliar with the Native Plant Society of Texas envision the organization as a collection of garden clubs for native-plant geeks. The Society may have some obsessive enthusiasts (i.e., geeks), but no chapter  is […]