These plants are hardy, tolerating the hot dry summers characteristic of most parts of the state. They are disease and insect tolerant, providing beauty with minimal care and minimal reliance on chemical pest control.
Flowers for All Seasons
Annual flowers can provide landscaped areas with more seasonal variety and colorful accents than most other plants. Color can have more impact on the landscape than any other design element.
History, design, plans, kits, publications, and humor about greenhouse construction.
The Backyard and Garden Building Directory
Shed, garage, gazebo, greenhouse, playhouse, arbor, workshop, playground and small barn plans, building kids and helpful links.
Improve Your Home Garden
Growing your own garden at home by following Flower Growing Guides, Vegetable Growing Guides and even some Gardening Tips for Kids.
Beautiful Water Basins
Create beautiful low-cost concrete water basins to use in your yard. This is a great project to do with children.
Butterfly Gardening in Texas
Texas is home to more than 400 species of butterflies,whose beautiful wings and graceful flight capture the attention and imagination of people of all ages.
"When the nonprofit, National Gardening Association was established in 1972, its founders had two goals: helping gardeners and helping people through gardening.
The Benz School of Floral Design
In addition to a two week floral design course, the Benz School also offers four, three day specialty programs throughout the spring and summer.
An introduction to the many ways children can interact with plants and the outdoors.