The incredible 2500-mile journey of a monarch butterfly happens twice a year. In spring, as the weather warms, the roosting butterflies of Mexico spread their wings to fly north. As soon as spring milkweed plants are available for depositing eggs, mating begins. It will take several generations to complete the northern trek. However, in the […]
Buchanan’s Native Plants Blog
Native plants. The term has different meanings for different gardeners. There are Texas natives, US natives and those plants that act like natives. All in all, what most of us want in our garden are low maintenance plants that are attractive and functional. Plants that are not invasive and are a benefit to wildlife. When […]
This week I read several tweets from garden bloggers about planting container gardens for their Moms and it got me to thinking… What a wonderful way to express your creativity and make a truly unique gift. Container gardening is not without challenges in our Houston summers, but here are some basic tips that will help […]
Spring Vegetables Sunday, January 29 @ 10:00 am Learn the basics of spring vegetable gardening from prep, fertilization and harvest with Buchanan’s own Larry Washco. Larry is a master gardener and grows our BNP homegrown veggies.
Growing Great Tomatoes Saturday, September 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Pick fresh rosemary, dill and basil from your very own garden. Join us and Sherry Cruse from Urban Harvest to create your very own herb container garden to take home. The class is free, we just ask that you pay for the supplies […]
Spring Tomatoes Saturday, January 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am From planting to harvesting let’s talk tomatoes! Join us and Sherry Cruse from Urban Harvest to discuss how to have a fruitful spring! The class is free.
Fox Farm: Spring Tomatoes & Veggies Saturday, February 11 @ 10:00 am For beginner and experienced gardeners, learn how to grow and care for Spring Tomatoes and Vegetables with Andy from Fox Farm. She will be discussing how you can use Fox Farm products to help you succeed with a more bountiful harvest.