Category Archives: Landscaping

demo gardens, gardens, design, plant combinations, monocultures, contrast, polycultures

Plants for the hot dry hellstrip

You know where I am talking about...that narrow strip of land between the hotter than hell asphalt or concrete street and the sidewalk.  Plants put in the hellstrip should be able to tolerate extreme conditions:  reflected heat from the hot nearby hard surfaces, dry soil conditions due to space limitation of the bed size, hot…
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Gardening Days

Join other members of the Native Plant Society of Texas - North Central chapter at one of our beautiful demonstration gardens.  Enjoy the great spring time weather while enjoying gardening with all the gorgeous native plants.  Exact activities vary by garden and day, but could include: Dividing plants (You might get some freebies to take…
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Bringing Nature to YOUR Home

This one day workshop is sponsored by the Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area (LLELA).  It should be a great one to get to your spring plans started to make your little corner of the world a better one.  More Info Schedule for January 27, 2018 9-10 am Keynote – Sam Kieschnick - Lewisville Community Room 1197 W.…
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White Settlement Monarch Waystation

    Help prepare and install a new Monarch Waystation native plant landscape!  This is great opportunity to learn in a "hands on" environment more about Native Plants = Healthy Habitats, for Monarch butterflies, pollinators and other wildlife. 😉 Where: City of White Settlement Administration Complex 8515 White Settlement Road When: Saturday, September 2, 2017…
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