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What’s the deal with Japanese Beetles? (we have a chemical-free solution!)


Have you seen these beautiful iridescent green and gold beetles around your landscape? While they may be pretty to look at, unfortunately, the damage they can cause to your plants isn’t… Japanese beetles are wide-spread and can be found all […]

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The Enchanted Birds of Texas: September birding around Houston


September around Houston is a great time to go birding. While still warm, the weather finally begins to show signs of approaching autumn and the sultry summer heat begins to relax its grip. Last September we birded several locations in […]

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Our First Creative Container Contest!


Theme: Think Tropical! 04/11/15 – 04/23/15 Enchanted Nurseries is challenging you to make your best, most beautiful and original mixed container featuring your favorite tropical plant(s)! To Enter: Submit a photo of yourself with your tropical container to Facebook or Instagram and […]

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The Enchanted Birds of Texas: Summer birding around Houston


As summer of 2014 rolls on, we carry on through the heat and humidity! Birding in the morning is still hot work, but it’s fun to get together and look for challenging species. This edition of the Enchanted Birds of […]

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The Enchanted Birds of Texas: Birding at Brazos Bend State Park


Even at the peak of summer’s heat, Brazos Bend State Park remains one of our favorite destinations. Sure it’s sweaty work, and the mosquitoes can be a bit pesky, but we’d rather be out and about instead of sitting on […]

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The Enchanted Birds of Texas: Birding the Bolivar Flats and Frenchtown Road


Even in the heat of summer, birding on the coast has great attraction, as in fact relatively cool coastal breezes can even make birding at the shore a lot more comfortable than birding inland. Taking the ferry across from Galveston […]

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Cecropia Moths Getting Ready to Hatch!


The countdown has officially begun! We’ve been patiently waiting for nine months while our giant Cecropia caterpillars turn themselves into beautiful moths. 2014 was a spectacular year for finding Cecropia caterpillars here at Enchanted Gardens. We collected over 25 caterpillars […]

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The Enchanted Birds of Texas: Attwater’s Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge


About 30 miles west of Katy is one of our favorite destinations, the Attwater’s Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, or APC NWR as we call it. This federally operated facility preserves a swath of the native coastal prairie in pristine […]

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Roly Polies


Did you know that there are tiny crustaceans crawling all over your yard? Ancestors of the sea creatures that swim deep in the ocean? One of my favorite childhood insects to watch and collect wasn’t actually an insect at all! […]

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The Enchanted Birds of Texas: Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge


After sampling the offerings of Brazoria NWR over Memorial weekend, my friend Wes and I decided to return as soon as we could. We were further encouraged to make the trip by credible reports of a Flamingo seen in the […]

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