Tag Archives: vegetable gardening

Extending the Tomato Harvest

It’s tomato harvest time, and avid gardeners are taking pride collecting and eating their delicious homegrown tomatoes. My personal observation is that gardening pride is directly related to production success, often measured in either weight or volume. While varieties such as Big Beef, Cherokee Purple, Delicious and Mortgage Lifter are beefsteak style tomatoes that may take longer to grow, the payoff are harvests that can equal up to 50 pounds per plant. I encourage readers to take pride in healthy eating habits by an enhancing personal nutrition by… Read More →

Garden Lecture #3 – Maintain & Sustain – Lake Jackson Library

Explore Garden tool maintenance tips and can nurture and sustain your garden from season to season. Read More →

Garden Lecture #2 – Veggie Varieties for Brazoria County

Beans to Broccoli, cukes to corn, tomatoes and more! Lead and ear, learn about garden mainstays and some unusual veggies just right for Brazoria County gardens. Read More →

Garden Lecture #1- Starting a Vegetable Garden – Lake Jackson Library

Learn vegetable garden design basics and ‘how-to’ dig in steps for garden success with Brazoria County AgriLife Extension horticulturist Stephen Brueggerhoff. Each program is free and open to the public, starting at 6:30 pm at the Lake Jackson Branch Library, 250 Circle Way, Lake Jackson. For more information  about the program, contact horticulturist Stephen Brueggerhoff: sbrueggerhoff@tamu.edu, or contact the Lake Jackson Branch Library: 979-415-2590