Freeze Recovery for 2021 Winter Storm Uri

Freeze Recovery for 2021 Winter Storm Uri

The Upper Gulf Coast experiences occasional hard freezes each winter.  Every few years, we have a freeze that can last a few days to a week.  But Winter Storm Uri was a 100-year event.  This was crushing cold that exceeded any normal expectation.  We can expect more...
Blackberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow

Blackberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow

Blackberries are the easiest fruit to grow. They grow wild on fence lines and along railroad tracks. For home gardeners, they’re so easy, you can even grow them in a pot! Not only that, but they also taste delicious too. With some sunlight, food, and water your...
HRS presents: Creating Masterful Rose Beds

HRS presents: Creating Masterful Rose Beds

Experts around the country agree that plants (including roses) perform best in planting beds where the right and best bed preparation measures have been implemented and maintained.  Doing it right is neither complicated, nor expensive but does involve a few things...
More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Jujubes

More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Jujubes

I’ve had a lot of nicknames over the years—Chicken Bill, Tomato Bill and of late, Jujube Bill. These nicknames usually come with some regrets. The chickens ate everything in the backyard and left a lot of you-know-what. I still love tomatoes but I tend to overplant...