Nothing beats Crape Myrtles for summer color

Every year when the weather turns warm, we are treated to the dazzling floral displays of blooming crape myrtles…and their colorful show lasts through September.  This Texas jewel has one of the longest blooming seasons; plus they are among the toughest, most adaptable plants around. Crape myrtles come in so many sizes now that they […]

Year in, year out, nothing beats Crape Myrtles

We have an abandoned home directly across the street from our house and it has been that way for a least 15 years. There is a light pink Near East Crape Myrtle in full bloom and two standard white crape myrtles, also loaded with blooms, that exist on nothing more than natural rainfall – no fertilizer, […]