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Posted Mon, Aug 10, 2020
Strawberry Bush (Euonymus americanus) - This native perennial is an airy, deciduous shrub which grows 6-12 ft. tall.
Posted Tue, Aug 04, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week, by Bob Dailey... Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii). This beautiful plant is a native perennial and is uses both as a spreading shrub or a tall ground cover.
Posted Mon, Jul 20, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week: Copper Canyon Daisy (Tagetes lemmonii). This showy native perennial goes by many common names - Lemmon's Marigold, Mt. Lemmon Marigold, Copper Canyon Daisy, Mountain Marigold, Perennial Marigold, Bush Marig...
Posted Mon, Jun 22, 2020
Asclepias tuberosa). This bushy, 1.5-2 ft. native perennial wildflower is prized for its large, flat-topped clusters of bright-orange flowers.
Posted Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Irrigation Recommendation: No rain for a week and humidity hovering around 50 percent makes lawn and ornamentals about as dry as penguins in the desert.
Posted Tue, May 19, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week: Scarlet Sage (Salvia coccinea). Grows in sun to dappled shade, any well-drained soil, drought tolerant, attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators
Posted Mon, Oct 28, 2019
Turn off your irrigation system until April! Manually operate if you must.
Posted Mon, Oct 14, 2019
It's October and turf is going dormant and will remain that way until around March or April. Turn off your irrigation system and only turn it on when we recommend. too much irrigation now WILL cause fungal infections that won't be visible until ...
Posted Mon, Sep 16, 2019
That low out in the Gulf should be bringing in beaucoup rain tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 17). Because we recommended irrigation last week, and some sections of The Woodlands received substantial rain, we recommend NO LAWN IRRIGATION this week.
Posted Tue, Sep 10, 2019
One inch recommended! Relax and don't freak out. Yes, it's dry. No rain last week, and only about a tenth of an inch predicted this week. Remember to use the cycle and soak method so the water gets down into the grass roots where it's needed.
Posted Wed, Sep 04, 2019
Remember, St. Augustine grass is a warm season grass. During warmer months (June, July, August, and September) it requires no more than an inch of water a week. This one inch can be in the form of rainwater, irrigation water or a combination of ...
Posted Mon, Aug 26, 2019
Even though there were sporadic showers during the past 7 days, all of them were very localized. There is little or no rain forecast for the coming week.
Posted Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Irrigation recommended! Little or no rain last week. About a 50% chance of rain perhaps Wednesday, but we're in 'The Bubble,' so it may not happen.