The Divide – Asparagus Fern

Here goes.  More clean up, clean up.  As we discuss getting our lawn ready for Spring we also need to think about our plants in containers and pots.  It is very simple. In the below photo the bottom right picture was the asparagus fern before the divide and then see it in the basket after […]

Prepare your lawn for Spring

Good Morning!  Believe it or not it is time to prepare your lawn for Spring.  I know the weather in Dallas this week is not inspiring, but it is time.  How to begin preparing: 1. Clean Up 2. Fertilize 3. Stop Weeds 4. Mulch I say clean up first because if you have a lot […]

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There is no time like the present — get outside now and start enjoying the fabulous weather.  Side note:  It is Texas and I haven’t been outside since 8am so if the sunshine has momentarily left us and the thunderstorms have rolled in, just know this will all move out as quickly as it moved […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!  So last night I stayed up until midnight making 20 bags of Puppy Chow for Nicholas’ class and for the teachers.  Call me crazy!  I am typically the parent that looks around  the room and sighs at all the parents that go above and beyond.  And this year I decided to be […]

Add spice to your office

If your work space needs a little life, add a plant.  In my opinion indoor plants can be very difficult — not enough sun and easy to over water.  I do best with Ivy, Orchids and most succulents.  It doesn’t have to be a big statement, a small plant in a cute pot is all […]

Spruce up with Pansies

If you want to spruce up your flower pots, hanging baskets or flower beds you should look into planting some pansies.  They will survive any freeze that might come our way and they will add great color.  Pansies should last until May or June and then the heat gets to be too much for them.  […]

I say, “no”

As I was driving to work this morning I was perusing my cloudy brain for what I was going to talk about today and the first thing that popped in my head was, I say, “no.”  Thank you Nicholas.  That is the perfect set up.  As parents we all have our own way of doing […]