How To Identify Common Lawn Care Problems in Austin, TX

Summer brings a variety of threats to lawns in the Austin, Texas area. Homeowners should know to prevent and combat these threats to keep their lawn healthy and lush. From scorching temperatures to pests, paying attention to the state of your lawn will help catch any problems before it gets too bad. Southern Texas experiences […]

My Rooftop Succulent Garden 2018

My rooftop succulent garden has changed a lot since I first posted pictures of my succulent garden from 2007. You can see pictures of my rooftop succulent garden in 2007 here, here, here and here. A large part of my cacti collection is now replaced by Sansevieria, Agave, Gasteria, and Haworthia plants – most of them […]

Best Fragrant Houseplants for Your Home

Indoor plants, especially fragrant houseplants are ideal when it comes to bringing nature and its goodness to your home. Weather you are looking for plants for your living room, patio, or the sunroom garden, fragrant houseplants freshen up the air and add that distinctive and irresistible natural look to your indoor space. The following are […]

Top Tips for Sustainable Gardening

Top Tips for Sustainable Gardening Do you love growing but want to do it in a nature-friendly and sustainable way? Then self-sustainable gardening is the thing for you. But What is Sustainable Gardening? Modern gardening techniques involve the usage of chemicals, fertilizers, and materials that not only impact the natural environment but also become a […]

How to Identify and Get Rid of Houseplant Insects

Houseplant insects, if not identified and removed properly, can kill your plants. It is important to spot early signs of infestation by regularly examining your plants especially those surrounded by other plants or placed in hard to reach locations and corners. Most insects are small and live on parts of the plants that are not […]

Eco-Friendly Pest Control for Your Home

There is no doubt that insects are an important part of the world’s eco system, so we should probably not simply try to kill them all off. This does not mean that you should find yourself pinned to the chair because a family of spiders is standing in the middle of the floor. It also […]