April 28th, 2012
Find out what it takes to be a Texas Superstar plant! Brent Pemberton from Texas A&M, Texas AgriLife Research picks out a few that stood up to tough testing, like in your garden! Daphne features Texas sage (cenizo) another super shrub for drought and wildlife. She answers a viewer question: how should we clean or sterilize our pots? Trisha Shirey demonstrates how to divide container and garden plants.
Plant of the Week: Cenizo
Tips of the Week
Plant summer annuals like cosmos, celosia, sunflowers, zinnias, and angelonia.
Plant beans, corn, squash, pepper, basil, eggplant, cucumber, watermelon, peanuts, okra, southern pea, pumpkins, sweet potato, tomatillo, tomato transplants.
If you have a lawn, you can go ahead and fertilize it now. Be sure to read the label and don't over-fertilize.
Mulch to conserve water this summer.
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Question of the Week
Do I need to clean or sterilize my containers before planting again?
Bulverde Spring Branch Library design
Texas Superstar Plants