In this video, we’ll show you how to create a beautiful succulent planter with the right soil mix for an easy-care container garden.
Across the world the marigold flower holds powerful symbolism, and it has become a part of many cultural celebrations throughout its painted history. This member of the daisy family, also known as Tagetes erecta or the Mexican marigold, are native to North America, despite the marigolds we love and know often being referred to as […]
Working with shade is a part of our lives as gardeners, especially for those of us living in the city. We’re restricted to the amount of space we have and need to tap into creative ways to grow our own organic produce. Some backyards are blessed with huge trees and consistent dappled shade throughout the […]
The striking foliage of crotons is synonymous with the coming of the Fall season in Houston. Porches can be seen dotted with groups of chrysanthemums, crotons and pumpkins in celebration of the arrival of Fall. Their variegated leaves with warm electric colors of red, yellow, green and orange provide an authentic fall palette and lend […]
Here at Buchanan’s Native Plants, we’re always thinking about ways we can responsibly recycle or reuse materials we have at the garden center. One thing we end up with a lot of are wooden pallets. We considered selling the pallets or sending them back to our vendors but decided it would be more fun to […]
Tillandsia. You know, those little spiky plants you find glued to sea shells and driftwood. Ever wonder how they survive without any soil? Turns out they are epiphytes – which means they absorb moisture and nutrients from the air. They’re the largest genus of the bromeliad family, native to the southern parts of the US, […]