Dripping Springs Gardening

Create Butterfly Habitat

Start a Backyard Butterfly Habitat

How to Create a Butterfly Garden Did you know that only about 10% of monarch butterfly eggs hatch into butterflies? When butterflies place their eggs on milkweed leaves, other bugs eat the eggs or the … Read more

Attracting Birds

Attracting Birds to Your Yard

With hundreds of species easily visible in the Texas Hill Country, many backyard birders become dissatisfied when only a few common backyard birds visit their feeders on a regular basis. Fortunately, attracting new birds to … Read more

How to Build a Square Foot Garden

How to Build a Square Foot Garden

I recently stumbled upon a book (All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space! by Mel Bartholomew) with an interesting gardening method called square foot gardening, and decided we would give it a … Read more

Texas Salvia

Texas Sage & Salvia Planting Guide

Possibly no family of flowering plants is better adapted to Texas growing conditions than the salvias. Resistant to disease and pests, this family of plants can provide color in almost every region with minimum care … 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