Show Off Your Green Thumb for National Garden Month

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Springtime has made its way to Pearland, TX, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to start gardening. As National Garden Month kicks off this April, what better way to show off your green thumb than planting in your own backyard? Because Pearland sits in southeastern Texas, it gets more rain compared to cities in the western areas but also sees abundant sunshine and warm temperatures. Storage Choice is here with a few plant ideas for your garden and storage units for all your equipment.

5 Texas Plants to Grow in Your Pearland Garden

1. Henry Duelberg Salvia

The Henry Duelberg is a blue sage and a Texas native. Its striking blue color stands out in a garden as the plant grows up to 3 feet in height. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds throughout the warm season and resists heat and drought.

2. Lord Baltimore Hibiscus

The Lord Baltimore hibiscus is native to Texas and grows very well in moist soil. This bright red perennial grows quickly in the spring, reaching 5 feet in height. It also attracts numerous bees, hummingbirds and butterflies and transforms any garden into a lively ecosystem.

3. Turk’s Cap

A Turk’s Cap grows natively in South Texas and resists drought once it’s established and thriving. Its flowers range from white to red and add a pop of color to shady sites around your home. It can grow up to 3 feet high and brings out the hummingbirds and butterflies throughout the spring and summer months in Pearland, TX.

4. Dwarf Mexican Petunia

Dwarf Mexican petunias tolerate the shade and both, wet and dry, soils. However, it prefers sunny areas and fills the planting site with purple, pink and white flowers. Expect to have swarms of butterflies visiting your Mexican petunias every day if you plant these perennials in your landscape.

5. Cape Plumbago

The Cape Plumbago is also referred to as the sky flower because of its color. It’s a perennial, thrives in the Texas heat and continues to blossom until the first frost in autumn or winter. Plant this perennial in sunny, sandy areas where it can grow well and attract colorful butterflies.

Store Your Gardening Supplies in Self Storage

Storage Choice’s storage units are the ideal solution if you lack space in the garage or need another place to store your gardening supplies. Our Pearland storage units come in many sizes, giving you plenty of choices for self storage when it’s time to pack away your gardening supplies or to declutter your garage.