Trees & Plants That Love Water

Young Girl in Greenhouse Watering with Mom and Dad

Not all trees and plants need the same amount of water.   Some like well drained soils, while others just love as much water as they can get.   If your area of the country gets a lot of rainfall each year, then you need to have trees and plants that love water in your yard.   Trees that Love Water 1. Willow trees thrive in wet areas. The weeping … [Read more...]

Common Wetland Plants of Alabama

Autumn Tree Shade Falling Leaves

If you spend some time in the state of Alabama, you may be asking yourself, “What are all of those plants that I see around the state?”   If your curiosity gets the better of you and you want to know for sure, you may be surprised at how many wetland plants abound across the state.   Alabama is rich in coastal wetland—there are presently upwards of 118,000 acres … [Read more...]

What and When Plants Can Be Grown in Texas

Bur Oak

Texas has an area of 268,581 square miles and a range of climatic zones. The wetlands of Texas are primarily in the Gulf Coastal Plains, which includes southeast Texas.   This area receives at least 20 inches of rain each year, and is in USDA hardiness zone 8 and 9.   The Texas wetlands are native to many plants, with some of the most common including the Bushy … [Read more...]