Tips & Tricks to Grow Organic Produce

There’s no better time than now to start making healthy choices for your mind and body! A great way to do this is by being mindful of what foods we are putting into our bodies. Eating organically allows you to decrease the amount of harmful toxins consumed that affect the function of your body and [...]

The Best Austin Nurseries & Garden Centers

The Most Instagramable Nurseries in Austin, TexasLooking for the best Austin nurseries to hit up for plants, photo ops and pleasant afternoons? We’ve rounded up the five best locations for you to visit to get your plant on, no matter what type of plant or growing system you have in mind! A version of this The Best Austin Nurseries & Garden [...]

California Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a holiday created to honor natures best resource, trees! Thanks to one passionate tree lover by the name of J. Sterling Morton, Arbor Day was first celebrated in Nebraska on April 10, 1892. With nearly one million trees planted that day it was a massive success. Since then, Arbor day has become […]

Why You Should Use Tree Fertilizer

MitoGrow Pellets displayed in a bowlTrees in the forest don't need fertilizing, so why do the trees around your home? Trees in our communities are usually competing with grass and unnatural vegetation for nutrients. The branches, twigs and leaves that fall around them in the forest would normally be a recycled form of tree fertilizer, but are cleaned up by homeowners [...]

The Fall Planting Guide

The Fall Planting Guide Please note this fall planting guide is geared towards those in zone 9a. If you are unsure of which plant hardiness zone you are located in, click here. Other zones that could find some tips in this post helpful are: 6a, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b and 10a. It is officially fall in Texas, [...]

How to Pick the Perfect Tree

Perfect Tree - BlogHow to Pick the Perfect Tree Fall is quickly approaching, and that means it’s almost tree planting season here in Texas! There are several things to consider when selecting a tree, but you can use some of our tips to help you pick the perfect one. Before buying one, realize that different trees thrive in different [...]

Attention Plant Lovers: Sea Kelp Can Help

Sea Kelp WatercolorAttention Plant Lovers: Sea Kelp Can Help Of all the plant growth stimulants, sea kelp tends to be the underdog. And yet, it has the broadest and most balanced range of nutrients. To further understand why you should consider using sea kelp when gardening, here are some of its benefits. 1. Improves Fruit Quality Sea [...]

The 5 Most Insta-Worthy Nurseries in Houston

The 5 Most Insta-Worthy Nurseries in Houston It shouldn't come as a shock to anyone that aesthetic plants are the latest insta-trend. Something that isn't as commonly known though, is the fact that plant nurseries can be almost as (if not more) aesthetic on their own! If you're in the Houston area, be sure to [...]

Summer: Drought, Bugs + Disease, Oh My!

Summer DroughtSummer: Drought, Bugs + Disease, Oh My! It's finally summer, the season of vacations, barbeque and less obviously, tree-related problems. Drought, bugs and disease (oh my!) reign supreme in these hot summer months. So while you should definitely cut loose and take a break this summer, make sure you're not forgetting our chlorophyll-filled friends! Here [...]

7 Plants to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden

Summer Garden Plants7 Plants to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden Say goodbye to spring and hello to the first official day of summer! Texas weather is notorious for being unpredictable, but one thing’s for sure – summertime is a very hot time. High temperatures and periods of little to no rain can pose some challenges for your [...]