Vegetable Gardening 101

Vegetable Gardening 101

If you didn’t already grow your own vegetables and herbs, then the recent pandemic predicament should have you minding your peas and Q’s. We all know that vegetables are essential for a long, healthy life, and we all know that fresh picked produce is tastier and more...
HRS cancels events amid COVID-19

HRS cancels events amid COVID-19

Under the current Covid-19 virus situation, Houston Rose Society decided to cancel following events: April meeting: “Fabulous Fragrant Shrub Roses of David Austin” on April 12 Annual Spring Show on April 25 at Memorial City Mall May Meeting: “The World History of...
VIDEO: Best Herbs for Late Winter

VIDEO: Best Herbs for Late Winter

In this episode, Beverly Welch is joined by Ann Wheeler from Log House Herbs. Bev and Ann talk about what is best to plant for Late Winter. ♪ [music] ♪ – [Beverly] You know, Ann, it’s late winter, we still have this cloudy weather, we’re still...
Wrapping up the Cool Season…

Wrapping up the Cool Season…

The cool season garden didn’t get much of an effort this year but I did start some onion seeds, and I also bought a few transplants to set out in January since I started late with the seed. The best cool season effort by far was a small planting of Romanesco...
Somewhere over the Rainbow…

Somewhere over the Rainbow…

Among many other things, springtime means bluebirds in Texas and much of the U.S. Thankfully there’s not a day that goes by that I don’t hear the gentle warble of bluebirds either at home or at work. Thanks to their beauty, pleasant disposition, and sweet warbling,...
HRS cancels events amid COVID-19

HRS Presents “Companion Plants for Roses”

HRS monthly meeting on March 12, 2020 features retired Texas Master Gardner Angela Chandler as the speaker. Angela will lecture on how to choose annuals, perennials and ornamental grasses that are good companion for roses. Properly arranged companion plants can add...