These 5 flowering trees of Central Texas are not only native to the state, but they are gorgeous when they are in bloom. Add one to your yard!
This post is for those of you that live in the San Antonio area (like me!). I am giving you my best tips on where to find native plants to purchase (or in some cases, get for free)!
Want to start growing Texas native plants in your yard but not sure where to start? Look no farther! Not only are these 15 Texas native plants beautiful, they are easy to grow and typically easy to find at a local nursery.
Before moving to San Antonio, Texas I had never heard of Ashe Juniper (Juniperus ashei). Often called “Mountain Cedar” by locals, it is the cause of the dreaded Cedar Fever.
Want to start a native wildflower garden? Check out these top five online sources for native wildflower seeds.
Want an ornamental grass that performs well in the shade? Then Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is the grass for you! This beautiful grass is native to the US from the Plains to the East Coast and has beautiful drooping seed heads that turn a golden brown in fall.
Besides winning the award for cutest name, Frog Fruit (phyla nodiflora) is an awesome fast growing ground cover. It brings your yard alive with pollinators that love visiting its dainty white flowers for nectar. Native to many states in the US!
Today I’m talking all about Turk’s Cap (malvaviscus arboreus) – a plant native to my state of Texas! It is a great entry level plant if you are looking to add more native plants to your yard. It performs well in a variety of conditions and its prolific blooms attract hummingbirds and pollinators.