Onion Plant FAQ’s

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Here are some onion plant FAQ’s that we often get asked. This information is brought to you by the Texas AgriLife Extension Office.
1.     What onion varieties should be planted to produce large, sweet bulbs?
Plant the varieties 1015Y, Granex, White Bermuda or Burgundy. These onions are considered short­ day onions. Planted at the right […]

How to Create a Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

Looking to add some color and attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds to your garden this year?  Check out the design below for a few ideas.  This sketch could work in a corner yard or could be modified to work along a fence line or in a side yard.  Pick and choose from the plant key.  Mix […]

Nature’s Guide Cotton Burr Compost

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Russell Feed & Supply stores carry Nature’s Guide Organic gardening products, including Cotton Burr Compost, Mushroom Compost, and Organic Compost. 
Nature’s Guide Organic Cotton Burr Compost is made with composted cotton burrs from the high plains of Texas, Nature’s Guide Organic Cotton Burr compost contains no chemical defoliants.  

Excellent as a soil additive or conditioner
May be […]

Best Bets for February Gardening: Planting Potatoes

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Planting potatoes is top of the list this time of year especially with our unpredictable North Texas weather—our February weather can be a gamble—temps can be spring-like one day and fall below freezing the next. But, the weather extremes should not deter gardeners from planting this month.
Other good go-to cold weather vegetables are root produce such […]



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