Virtually Indestructible Annuals
are not typically recommended as drought-tolerant, low maintenance plants. But
we’ve discovered a few select varieties to be as heat-hardy and…
Author: Mark Peterson
Easing Separation Anxiety
an extended summer vacation? It’s important to plan ahead to help your plants
survive the separation.
kids have been out of school awhile…
Author: Donna Fossum
Chinch Bugs: No Easy Fix
The heat and high temps of July and August aren't the only culprits that take a toll on your landscape and lawn. If your St. Augustine grass is looking…
Author: Nathan Riggs
Maintenance, Plants, Summer
Summer Is Pruning Season for Oaks
While it’s always a good idea to paint
fresh wounds with an oil or latex paint, the heat at this time of year actually
helps protect against oak wilt.…
Author: David Abrego
Firecracker Plants for the Fourth
Add a little spark to your landscape this Fourth of July. Firecracker plants are garden superstars with bursts of tiny red blooms that glow like red embers,…
Author: Brad Wier
It’s Cool To Be Shady
Trees and shrubs provide us with shade, clean air, clean water and increased property values. During the summer months, these are the plants you want to…
The Hot Weather Vegetable Garden
Even during some of the hottest times of the summer, South Texas gardeners can keep busy. Lucky for us there's still time to plant three great hot weather…
These Summer Plant Picks Are HOT!
Scorching hot days are looming, but that doesn’t mean your landscape has to fry. Now’s the time to perk it up with some heat-hardy plants!
What’s the Secret to Gardening?
When it comes to gardening, many of us are stumped by all that it entails. But really, gardening isn’t so mysterious.
There are many garden-related…
How to Establish New Plants Quickly
Along with proper planting, proper watering leads to quick establishment and fast growth. The key is frequent, small amounts over the course of a few weeks…
Gardening in Full Sun with the WaterSaver Landscape Coupon
Shade in short supply? The plants you pick for a sunny spot must be able to handle sporadic rainfall and scorching summer heat. The WaterSaver Landscape…
Author: Sarah Galvan
Landscaping, Planning/Design, Plants, Rebates & Coupons
Festival of Flowers Is May 27th
From rain gardens to gardens that heal, the Festival of Flowers offers something for every shade of green thumb. Unlike other home and garden shows, this…
Finding Water-Saving Plants Just Got Easier
Back and better than before, the "Find a Plant" section on GardenStyleSA.com now has improved search functions, slideshows and other nifty features. Check…
Vines are the perfect plants to soften the look of garden structures like pergolas, walls or frames.
If you want to soften the look of garden structures…
Webworms generally don't pose a threat to a tree's survival. In fact, they're more of a nuisance than anything. But if you prefer a web-free tree, there…
Bring Fiesta Color to Your Landscape
Fiesta may only come once a year, but you can enjoy the bold, beautiful colors of the festive event year-round right in your own landscape!
WaterSaver Coupons Return in May
Planning is the key to making smart water-saving landscape changes. Identify the areas you want to change now and you'll be ready to use our money-saving…
Author: Juan Soulas
Are Weeds Driving You Nuts?
Nutsedge is not your average weed. It’s a gnarly nuisance that’s difficult to control. And it’s a sure sign that a yard is poorly drained, overwatered…
Irrigation, Maintenance, Plants
Countless Caterpillars are Coming for Your Trees
Spring caterpillars have arrived and they’re famished. And your trees are the le plat du jour. Fear not! The birds are on it.
Spring is here and that…
Plants, Spring, Wildlife
Pest Insects in the Landscape
Only two percent of insects are actually pests. We’ll introduce you to a few that have a negative impact on your landscape.
Scientists state that 98…
Maintenance, Plants, Wildlife