Most Texans only see bluebonnets for their roadside photographing potential. They don’t realize they can easily grow them at home! I’m sharing my tips for growing Texas bluebonnets, whether you start a meadow of them or incorporate them into a perennial bed. This native Texas wildflower is a must have in your yard.
If you live in Texas, Autumn Sage (Salvia Greggii) is the plant for you! This low-maintenance native perennial is a profuse bloomer and hummingbird magnet.
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!