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Types of Mulch

Complete List of Organic & Synthetic Mulch Types All types of mulch can be put into one of two buckets: organic mulch, which consists of material that used to be alive, and synthetic mulch, which … Read more

How to Grow Butternut Squash

Growing Butternut Squash

How to Grow Butternut Squash Organically Growing butternut squash – and all winter squash for that matter – is a great way to get your veggies well into fall. It is known as winter squash … Read more

Road Trip to Wimberley Texas

Wimberley Texas Hidden in the midst of magnificent cypress trees lies a picturesque village that looks almost like a painting. Along the banks of a cool spring-fed creek sits Wimberley, Texas‚ located just north of … Read more

Top 10 Best Painted Churches in Texas

Best Texas Painted Churches in Texas Inside, each is decorated in a profusion of color, with nearly every surface covered in bright paint. German and Czech immigrants fleeing the Austrian Empire celebrated religious freedom found … Read more

Feed Your Plants For Free

Compost contains all of the nutrients that living plants need, and delivers them in a slow-release manner over several years. What exactly is compost? More than decayed organic matter, compost is the end product of … Read more

Urban foxes

How to Protect Your Pets & Garden from Foxes

Foxes can be a nuisance to gardeners and property owners because of fouling (pooping on), digging, or damaging garden plants. Moreover, in autumn and winter, the main dispersal and breeding seasons, foxes can be heard … Read more

Pecan Tree Watering

Watering Pecan Trees

If you don’t do anything else ‘by the book’ when it comes to caring for your pecan trees, make sure to water, water, and water. I will be the first to tell you that it’s … Read more

Planting Pecan Trees in Texas

How to Plant Pecan Trees in Texas If you have come to this post on planting pecan trees, I assume you intend to plant a pecan tree and you haven’t planted a pecan tree before … Read more

Dripping Springs Squirrel Raccoon Removal

Rid your Attic of Squirrels & Raccoons

Raccoons can be dangerous when cornered, so please do not approach them before calling a professional. Live trapping is not recommended for homeowners when dealing with animals such as raccoons or skunks, which can transmit … Read more

dripping springs bat removal

How to Remove a Bat from Your Home

Removing bats can be a tricky process, especially since bats are occasionally protected during certain months of the year. However, no matter when you are doing it, bat removal can be a tedious process that … Read more

dripping springs snake removal

How to Remove Snakes

You’ve probably seen a snake or two in Dripping Springs, either in your backyard or in a park. Many people are absolutely terrified of these slimy, legless reptiles. They slither all over and they flick … Read more

Chickens Dripping Springs

Backyard Chickens in Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs Backyard Chickens So, after ten years of pining for chickens, two weeks ago, three generations piled into the van and took a drive to a Dripping Springs chicken farm to pick up four … Read more

birds of texas hill country

Birds of Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country Birds Texas has a wide variety of bird species, many of which may be found in the Texas Hill Country. Cuckoos Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus) The Yellow-billed Cuckoo is a cuckoo. Common … Read more