What is on your May Gardening to-do list? April’s showers are giving way to May flowers! Mother’s Day is a perfect time to gift mom with a gardening-related item. Instead of the usual vase of cut flowers, plan ahead and give that special person a naturally-inspired bouquet that changes with seasons, a beautiful container garden. […]
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 […]
A touchy topic is pruning crape myrtle trees. Do you prune them? When and how much?
Never cap your crape myrtle trees. Above – the wrong way. Below – leave them as trees.
The best time to prune is late winter, February – March. The goal is to enhance the trees natural form, don’t force it to […]
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: What onion varieties should be planted to produce large, sweet bulbs?
A: Plant the varieties 1015Y, Granex, White Bermuda, or Burgundy. These onions are considered short-day onions. Planted at the right time for your area and given proper moisture, fertility, and weather, they should produce large, sweet bulbs.
Q: What are the […]