Tag Archives: gardening
Timely information about Gardening for Monarchs. Read More →
Join Brazoria County Master Gardener Gil Livanec for a presentation of hardy plants that survived the hard freezes this past January. Gil will promote these “come back kids” that can be great performers in your landscape.
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Engage your children by adding beauty and whimsy to your garden. Read More →
Tips and care for gardening with roses in Brazoria County. Read More →
Now that the fall season is in full swing, we’re both focusing on end-of-year vegetable/ornamental gardening or (literally) putting our gardens to bed and planning for the next spring season. I would like to offer focus to one of my favorite plant groups to help stock our planning diaries: salvias. No, not the familiar drought tolerant and tall Cenizo, or “Texas Sage” bushes (botanical name Leucophyllum) that proffer lavender-colored blossoms after a rain, but the low-slung and often tender-branched perennial plants that offer a variety of leaf texture… Read More →
Individually and as a community we are coming to terms with rebuilding our homes and landscapes after the storm damage, and I am beginning to receive questions from concerned citizens about the effects of flooding on their home landscape. There are some signs of plant decline I’ll review, and patience is key as we continue to recover. There are many factors that can affect a plants’ long and short-term health. The primary limiting factor is inadequate oxygen exchange in saturated soils. The roots of all plants need access… Read More →