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Heads up -- Dirt Bag will be closed Thanksgiving day! We hope you enjoy your holiday with the people you cherish but maybe, and hopefully, we'll see you right after! While we can all get down with good company, solid turkey and pecan pie, we all know what Thanksgiving's really means. It means the biggest shopping experience of the year! Duh. With our stomachs full of warm, home cooked food and our hearts full of love from our loved ones, it’s time to shop! And boy does Dirt Bag have some deals for the entire weekend after Thanksgiving. Starting with Black Friday! Everything in the store will be BOGO! Why not cross off two people on your shopping list at one time? One can...

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Holiday Plants - The Gifts that Keep on Giving

We come into the beginning of the holiday season with November, the month of gratitude! As we spend time with loved ones and thank them for their time and love, we begin our journey of gift hunting. And what's a better gift than life, in the form of plants! If you've ever thought about getting plants as gifts you understand the struggle of picking the right one: a plant for the inexperienced plant person, for the plant expert, for the person that just loves pretty things. We put together a little list of some plant ideas and facts! Plants are a wonderful gift and finding the right one shouldn't be a hard thing! We are here to help! So let's...

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Pet-Friendly Plant Guide for Cats and Dogs

We ALL love our fur babies and our plants, but sometimes it can feel like you have to choose one or the other. We’re here to tell you you don’t!  This guide is here to let you know that you CAN have it all when it comes to your loved animals and plants coexisting in peace in your home. When it comes to choosing a plant for your home, there are a few things to consider. Think Placement. Will it be on a high shelf where your pets can’t get to it? Or will it be in a plant stand, on the floor, or somewhere else within easy reach of your pets? If you know the plant is safe from...

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Winterizing Your Plants 101

Winter is coming. Maybe, it’s hard to tell. It is Houston after all.  But even if you live in a place that doesn’t get dramatically cold during winter months, you’ll still need to adjust your plant care routine to accommodate health and future growth come Spring. Plants grow significantly slower and/or not at all during the winter, some go completely dormant and because of this, will need less water. Here are a few things to be mindful of during winter months to make sure your plants are staying happy and healthy.  Heat With winter comes heat, and space heaters and the furnace in your home will dramatically decrease the moisture in the air. This is perfectly normal and not something...

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