Are My Crape Myrtles Trees Dead?

Are My Crape Myrtles Trees Dead?

Dead Crape Myrtle Tree? Crape myrtle trees are normally one the last plants in the spring to start leafing out and you may ask yourself… Do I have a dead crape myrtle tree? Crape myrtles go dormant during every winter.  During the dormant stage crapes will lose...
Propagating Crape Myrtle Trees

Propagating Crape Myrtle Trees

Propagating Crape Myrtle The ornamental tree, Crape Myrtle is a fantastic specimen for propagating on your own. There are a few tried and true methods to propagating Crape Myrtle – one might work better for one gardener than another. Propagating by Seed Crape Myrtles...
Free Crape Myrtle Tree on Craigslist

Free Crape Myrtle Tree on Craigslist

Sorry, this is an older post and I removed the free crape myrtle tree on craigslist. I grow thousands of crape myrtles trees in quart containers and need to get rid of them ASAP or I’ll have to rep-pot them into bigger pots. That’s a pain… Now is the...

Crape Myrtle Aphids

  This is what a use to control Crape Myrtle Aphids…Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer.   You can also add a little dish soap to help the spray stick better. The pH of your water need to be checked first. One of my suppliers told me that if the pH is above 7 it will...
Crape Myrtle Blooms

Crape Myrtle Blooms

Crape Myrtle Blooms Are your crape myrtles not blooming? Here are some suggestions: Crape myrtle trees love the sun and the heat.  If your crape myrtle receives too much shade it may not bloom at all.  Also the amount of sun could affect the color of your blooms.  I...
Crape Myrtle Guy: Blog

Crape Myrtle Guy: Blog

Hello, I am the Crape Myrtle Guy! I will be blogging on all things Crape Myrtle and all things garden from the Crape Myrtle Capitol of the World, Waxahachie, Texas. Join us for the Crape Myrtle Festival on July 3, 2012, when the crape myrtles are at their peak in...