Best Bets for February Gardening: Planting Potatoes

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

 
 
Planting potatoes is top of the list this time of year especially with our unpredictable North Texas weather—our February weather can be a gamble—temps can be spring-like one day and fall below freezing the next. But, the weather extremes should not deter gardeners from planting this month.
Other good go-to cold weather vegetables are root produce such […]

Pruning Crape Myrtle Trees

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

A touchy topic is pruning crape myrtle trees.  Do you prune them? When and how much?
Never cap your crape myrtle trees. Above – the wrong way. Below – leave them as trees.
The best time to prune is late winter, February – March.  The goal is to enhance the trees natural form, don’t force it to […]

Kidding Tips: Goat Tips

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Good nutrition, good health and sound management are essential to ensuring a healthy kid. Check out the following tips for the safe birth of your new goat.   Good Nutrition Before breeding your goat you need to begin thinking about nutrition. A doe should be neither underweight nor overweight at the time of breeding. By […]

New Year’s Tips For Pets

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

With the New Year here, it’s time to take stock and make improvements in our lives and our pets lives.  Here are some ideas and tips to hopefully enhance the health and add some fun to your pets’ lives.
Pets can suffer from overeating and lack of exercise just like humans. But there are more things […]

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