Plant for pollinators: Landscaping can help provide nesting sites

National Pollinator Week was designated in 2007 by the U.S. Senate in Resolution 580 to recognize the critical role that pollinators play in the...

Colorful and unique creatures share warm Gulf waters off South Padre Island’s shore

Moray eels are a unique fish found worldwide in tropical and temperate seas. They are often brightly colored, have a big mouth, tapering body...

Colorful, unique creatures share warm Gulf waters off SPI’s shore

Moray eels are a unique fish found worldwide in tropical and temperate seas. They are often brightly colored, have a big mouth, tapering body...

Garden View: Plant for pollinators

National Pollinator Week was designated in 2007 by the U.S. Senate in Resolution 580 to recognize the critical role that pollinators play in the...

Garden View: There are many reasons to garden

Gardening is a great way to connect with nature and to unwind and relax. It can also be enjoyed alone or with family. Research...

Garden View: Increase mowing height, frequency for healthier lawn

As summer approaches and day length and temperature increase so will the frequency that you need to mow your lawn. Driving around I have...

Check out the dunes on your next beach day

In the rush to get over hot sand and into the surf, the plant life of a dune is often overlooked. Fun surprises take shape...

Garden View: The importance of trees

Recently, I asked listeners on my radio show how we could — as individuals — reduce our carbon footprint. Our recent celebration of Earth...

Garden View: Manage weeds early for a better gardening experience

Starting a new garden bed? Before buying plants, before tilling the soil, begin with weed management. Weeds can be any unwanted plant, including Bermuda...

Take a tomato taste test Saturday at the farmers market

It takes a scientist about six years to develop a new variety of tomato. During this time, tomatoes are crossed and grown in multiple seasons....