Lavender Hidcote - This easy-to-grow sun perennial thrives in full sun & normal garden soil. Plants vigorously grow to form mounds of fragrant, silvery foliage 18" tall & 24" wide. This drought-tolerant & hardy perennial has extremely fragrant foliage & flowers
Simple, weed-free way to grow veggies. 2 cubic ft bag of potting soil, poke holes in back for drainage, lay bag to allow drainage and keep cool, cut top, leaving 4 inch border. Rake soil to even and loosen, evenly sprinkle seeds. Sprinkle lite covering of soil on seeds, spray-mist to water in. To harvest, use a pair of scissors, cut, don't pull the plants out. Water often, the bags are shallow. Keep moist, not wet.
Great fast growing tree for Texas. "Royal Empress Tree...grows 15-18 ft./year. Empress Tree Facts Grows up to 10 feet or more in the very First Season! Explodes with rich lavender flowers that look like Orchids but smell like Jasmine. Grows as far north as Canada and as far south as Mexico.
Vitex tree, or Chaste tree. It is a deciduous shrub that is commonly trimmed into a small tree. This fast growing shrub gets to an average size of 15′ high by 15′ wide. This sun loving shrub will bloom all summer long until early fall. Normal bloom times in North Texas are from May to September. It is a well adapted plant for most landscapes in Texas, but loves well drained soil and needs full sun to get the best blooms. The most common bloom color is lavender, but there are some pink and white.