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Soil Building and Amending

Soil Building and Amending

Most people here in San Antonio, aren’t all too thrilled with their soil. Most of us have alkaline soil. Planting straight into alkaline soil without amending it is not the best option for most plants (natives and some other plants being the exception). So what’s a...
Basic Care for Houseplants

Basic Care for Houseplants

When it comes down to the basic care of houseplants, what they need is light, water, well-draining container, potting soil, and the right temperature.   Light for houseplants High light plants need to placed directly in east to west facing, windows. Medium light...
How to Start A Compost Pile

How to Start A Compost Pile

Compost Basics Composting is a natural, biological process in which decaying material is broken down by microorganisms and returned to the earth where it can be used again as nutrients for future plants. Compost is one of the most beneficial materials you can add to...
Growing Succulents 101

Growing Succulents 101

Succulents are one of the easiest plants to grow, propagate, and decorate with; but some people feel a little intimidated by them. We think the intimidation comes from fear of the unknown. By providing you with the basic supplies and care needed for growing...