January 12th, 2013
See how grow fruit trees, berries and grapes with Tom Spencer and Jim Kamas, Texas AgriLife Extension fruit specialist. On tour, gardeners take food growing to new levels on their rooftop garden. Daphne Richards explains why a seedling turned out a different color than its parent plant. John Dromgoole shows how to grow bare root fruit trees and berries.
Tips of the Week
Look for bare-root fruit trees, berries, and grapes at your local nursery.
Start tomato seeds indoors or order to start them soon.
Move shrubs, roses, and trees.
Avoid pruning evergreen shrubs.
Prune oak trees.
Prune woody perennials like Salvia greggii.
Cut them back several inches and remove rotted stems.
Cut woody dormant shrubs to the ground.
Continue planting cold weather crops like lettuce, kale, broccoli, spinach, greens and Swiss chard.
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Question of the Week
Why did my rock rose seed out with white flowers, rather than pink?
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