Yikes! How to Save a Wet Cell Phone

An economical, new product from Yikes! Phone and Table Rescue revives cell phones—and other electronics—that unexpectedly go skinny dipping. Learn how to save a wet cell phone!

Turkey Raising in Texas

A Texas couple who raises grass-fed beef without chemicals or hormones tried raising turkeys for the first time this Thanksgiving season.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Replant Herb Beds This Fall

Fall is the best time to replant herbs if you're in an area with moderate winter temperatures. Our guest blogger in Texas shares which herbs she planted this fall, including her newest addition Moujean tea (Nashia inaguensis), a lovely, fragrant shrubby herb.

Herbie Road Trip: Herb Fest in Beaumont, Texas

My herbie radar goes into overdrive during this time of year and I’m on the prowl for celebrations of all things herbal. How fortunate to know about the Herb Fest in Beaumont, Texas—my old stompin’ grounds.

Growing Luffa Cylindrica: It's More Than Just a Sponge

Until this year our newest guest blogger thought loofahs were a sea sponge. Wrong! While visiting California she came across The Luffa Farm in Nipomo, California. Discover what's so great about growing a luffa gourd!

Growing Herbs in Texas: Growing Salvia Coccinea

Learn more about Salvia coccinea, also known as hummingbird sage or autumn sage, due to its great show of fall flowers. It's a beautiful, ornamental herb that you'll treasure forever.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Clearing Herb Beds for Spring

It is time, however, to start cleaning up garden beds and preparing for new plants in the garden. If, like me, you've allowed that pesky Coastal Bermuda to invade your beds, now is the time to dig it out. Learn more.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Frozen Garden Care

The unexpected, freezing temperatures in southern Texas haven't kept our guest blogger Cynthia down. Here are some of her cold weather, garden care tips.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Weedy Crops

With fall rain comes weedy crops. Learn more about Texas rain and it what it's doing to Herb Companion reader, Cynthia Meredith's, garden.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Rainy Update

Well, much to my delight, we had rain this week! Two inches fell yesterday and it's raining lightly now as I write. I couldn't be more pleased. Read more.

Green Travel: Green Resorts and Hotels: Houston

The Houstonian and Hilton Americas Houston offer guests luxury and comfort in green-outfitted accommodations. From intensive recycling programs to energy management systems, these hotels help you to stay green while visiting Houston, Texas.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Thyme Seedlings

I love seeding. It's just amazing to me how a little seed pushes itself through the soil and reaches for the sun. Just add water! Read more about thyme seedlings in Texas.

Growing Herbs in Texas: The Importance of Pruning and Mulch

It is still very hot here in my part of Texas. Day after day the temperature reaches 100 degrees or above with no rain. I was in town this morning and two people stopped me to ask how to keep their plants alive in this weather. Here is my advice.