Darla Menking

As I look outside, or as I drive my car around, I am noticing so many birds, of so many varieties — they are here and appear to be ravenous. A…

To burn or not to burn. If this is your question, allow me to try to answer it by going through the laws on public and private burning and the…

I’m sure you’ve heard about the problem with feral hogs in Texas. The population has exploded, and with it comes an increase in the damage don…

Hasn’t it been gorgeous weather? I love when it warms up in February.

It is important to ask ourselves “why” from time to time, since it’s essential to have a rational for what we choose to do. The interesting pa…

All roots are not created equal, but they all serve at least one if not two of the most essential of purposes — providing a plant with the nee…

The more I study flowers, seek out new species for my yard or for writing about in this column, and the more kinds I see as I travel around th…

As January comes to a close, I wanted to share a quote I found that is reasonably profound. Since we have had such cold temperatures, and alth…

I know not all of my readers have issues with deer feeding on their landscaping, but I bet all of you know someone who does.

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This possum haw could use some thinning out to encourage height.

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