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Posted Mon, Mar 01, 2021
Water-saving Native Plant of the Week by Bob Dailey: Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora). Requirements: any soil from deep moist acid clay to limey soils and afternoon shade when young. This tree grows in bottomlands and is drought tolerant...
Posted Mon, Jan 25, 2021
Small Trees - Late fall and winter are the times to plant trees. For the next few months, we'll be highlighting trees.
Posted Tue, Jan 05, 2021
Water-saving Native Plant of the Week by Bob Dailey: Eve's Necklace (Sophora affinis or Styphnolobium affine). The dark lustrous green leaves are borne in a rounded to upright oval crown. In spring it produces rosy-pink, one-inch flowers that ha...
Posted Tue, Dec 08, 2020
Water-Saving Native Plant of the Week by Bob Dailey: Farkleberry (Vaccinium arboreum). Tree farkle-berry is a coarse, spreading, deciduous shrub or small tree. It usually grows 12-15 ft., but can reach 25 ft. Farkleberry does best in well draine...
Posted Tue, Dec 01, 2020
Water-Saving Native Plant of the Week by Bob Dailey: Rusty Black-haw Viburnum (Viburnum rufidulum). Native to open woodlands from East to Central Texas.
Posted Mon, Nov 23, 2020
This small tree will grow in full sun but does better in partial shade or as a understory tree
Posted Mon, Nov 16, 2020
Water-Saving Native Plant of the Week by Bob Dailey: Laurel Cherry (Prunus caroliniana). This small tree grows from the East Coast to central Texas.
Posted Tue, Nov 10, 2020
Small Trees - Late fall and winter are the times to plant trees. For the next few months, we'll be highlighting trees that are native, have low water needs and are particularly attractive to our area.
Posted Mon, Oct 12, 2020
This is a native perennial vine common in Central Texas and Edwards plateau. It likes hot summers,
Posted Mon, Sep 28, 2020
Muscadine Grape(Vitas rotundifolia) - Last week, we featured Mustang Grapes, a wild cousin of the equally wild muscadine grape.
Posted Mon, Sep 14, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week, by Bob Dailey: Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens). This plant is native from Virginia to Florida and west to Arkansas and east.
Posted Mon, Sep 07, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week by Bob Dailey: Coral Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens). A beautiful perennial native vine that is high-climbing, twining vine
Posted Tue, Sep 01, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week by Bob Dailey: Wild Passionflower (Passiflora edula - formerly P. incarnata). 'Wild Passion Flower' or 'Maypop' is a perennial vine, native to much of the USA, and is Tennessee's state flower.
Posted Tue, Aug 25, 2020
Water-saving Native Plant of The Week by Bob Dailey: Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium). Native, shade-loving perennial grass that has a beautiful form often found in woodland settings
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
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