Life After Harvey

Spray-N-Grow is located in the beautiful small town of Rockport, Texas.  Rockport took a direct hit from Hurricane Harvey early Saturday morning, August 26. The Spray-N-Grow offices and warehouse were … (read article)

11/10/2017    Uncategorized

Hurricane Winds & Floods Bring New Plant Life

If you live in an area affected by one of the recent hurricanes you have likely noticed some new arrivals in your lawn and garden. Strong weather events such as hurricanes and … (read article)

11/10/2017    Uncategorized

Knee High By the Fourth of July

The fourth of July always reminds me of my grandfather, Bill Stewart. He was a farmer in Marissa, Illinois. He raised a few cows and grew soybeans and corn. The … (read article)

7/5/2017    Uncategorized

GROWING VEGETABLES IN THE SUMMER HEAT

Here it is the middle of June and what do I have growing in my garden here on the Texas coast? We are having 10 hours of sunlight with the … (read article)

6/21/2017    Gardening Know-How, Uncategorized

Turning Up The Heat

Hello friends! I want to apologize for my long absence. I have recently been overseas with extremely limited access to electricity and the Internet. It was a wonderful trip and … (read article)

6/21/2017    Uncategorized

THE JOY OF GATHERING THE FRUIT OF MY GARDEN

My mentor in psychology is Viktor Frankl, the German prison camp survivor, who wrote, MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING. He describes three kinds of values that give life meaning. The creative … (read article)

5/26/2017    Uncategorized

More Than a Pretty Face: Flowers in the Edible Garden

By now, I’m sure you all have realized that I am a huge fan of growing food in whatever space is available. As the saying goes, #growfoodnotlawns. But if you … (read article)

5/15/2017    Uncategorized

I FEED BOTH THE SOIL AND THE PLANTS

Life is made up of linear thinking where decisions are either this way or that way, and circular both/and thinking where the cause is the effect and the effect is … (read article)

5/5/2017    Uncategorized

The Gardener as Artist

Something I have always loved about gardening is the cultivation of a unique garden style. The potential combinations of individual elements are infinite, and none of them is inherently wrong. … (read article)

4/3/2017    Uncategorized

TIPS FOR USING WALL O’ WATER

I planted my tomato seeds under the grow light the week after Christmas here in Rockport, Texas. I planted the plants in the garden during the first week in February … (read article)

3/8/2017    Uncategorized