5 Alternatives to ‘New Gold’ Lantana

5 Alternatives to ‘New Gold’ Lantana

All of us in Texas and in other drought-stricken areas are familiar with lantana (Lantana spp.) — it’s that drought tolerant, deer resistant, colorful and nearly-always blooming tough-as-nails perennial that we all use in our gardens. When a plant is as bulletproof as lantana, you’d be crazy not to use it. BUT. There’s always a […]

5 Easy Steps to Planting Strawberries

5 Easy Steps to Planting Strawberries

5 Easy Steps to Planting Strawberries   A few weeks ago, I was a guest at P. Allen Smith‘s Moss Mountain Farm for an event called “Garden2Blog” — every year in the spring, Allen invites about 20 garden bloggers from around the country to gather, meet industry sponsors, learn about new plants and products and […]

Spring Online Gardening Reading

Spring Online Gardening Reading

I’m poppin’ up all over the place lately, and I didn’t even plan it this way! As a writer, I simply hand in things when my editors say they need them, and wait (im)patiently until they are published. I’m not gonna lie; it’s always fun to see something I’ve written in print, whether it’s online […]