Sunday, May 28, 2017
butterflies need habitat

Make Your Yard Friendly to Butterflies

Butterflies are desirable additions to our landscapes. They are colorful and interesting. In South and Central Texas, we have a large number of butterfly...
crape myrtle small tree

Use Small Trees to Balance the Landscape

When designing your landscape, it’s important to balance large elements, such as shade trees and lawns, with small trees, shrubs and perennials. In addition...
Goose Island Oak is estimated to be 1,100 years old.

Selecting and Planting Shade Trees

If your landscape needs shade trees, spring is a good time to plant them. Planting trees in winter and early spring gives them time...
Round Top Wildflowers

Round Top Wildflowers

Texas’ Spectacular Spring Wildflowers Editor's note: Always on the lookout for Round Top wildflowers, we have seen bluebonnets between Chappell Hill and Brenham...how about you? If...
The Garden Company's bowl makes a good Round Top Gift

Round Top Gift Giving

‘Tis the Season for Gift Giving in Round Top ‘Tis the season for gift giving in Round Top and the entire Roundtopolis. Everyone, regardless of...
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Easy-to-Grow Fruits

Apples and peaches are the king and queen of fruits, but they are also among the most difficult to grow in Central Texas. It’s...
Turk's cap native plant adapted to Round Top TX

Round Top’s Native Texas Plants

by Calvin R. Finch, PhD Horticulturist and Director Texas A&M Water Conservation and Technology Center The Round Top area has a large palette of native Texas plants...
Roses are favorite landscape plants.

Xeriscape Roses

Roses are a favorite landscape plant. Most modern roses are hybrid tea roses offering a huge selection of varieties in every imaginable color. Hybrid...