Tag Seasonal

Keep Your Christmas Tree Green Longer

Christmas tree with closeup of needles

Those Needles! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Neighborhoods are aglow with twinkling lights. Giant, inflatable Santas have been stationed in front yards. And of course, Christmas trees decked with lights and shiny ornaments have been put on…

The Best Way to Get Rid of Leaves

Fall leaves color

Bright Red, Orange and Yellow The turning of the leaves in the fall is not only a thing of beauty, it is also a matter of utility for the trees. Bright red, orange, and yellow—they all must fall for the…

Post Oaks and Hot Weather

Stressed Post Oaks Flower Mound

In the summertime when the weather is hot… Mungo Jerry, “In the SummerTime” I was 16 when Mungo Jerry’s song, “In the Summertime” came out in 1970. What a great summer. I drove a combine that summer harvesting wheat from…