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Plenty of gardening, horticultural programs scheduled for new year

Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:42 pm

Plenty of gardening, horticultural programs scheduled for new year By Keith Hansen, Keeping It Green
This is the time of year when the calendar gets loaded up with opportunities to sharpen your skills or learn more about…


The health of the plants begins with the soil

Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:48 pm

By NELDA STANLEY, Smith County Master Gardener
A cold winter’s day is the perfect time to cuddle up in your favorite chair with flower and vegetable garden seed catalogs.

To sketch an order, a spiral notebook always works well, as there never seem to be enough lines…


Dormant Oil Sprays

Wed Jan 14, 2015 7:48 pm

Dormant Oil Sprays By Keith Hansen, Keeping It Green
Winter time is prime time to apply, if needed, a dormant oil spray to deciduous fruit, nut and certain landscape trees and…


Pansies bring hope

Wed Jan 14, 2015 7:44 pm

Pansies bring hope By Dee Bishop, In Our Garden
Pansies, the little faces of spring, give us hope in winter and early spring.

We gardeners need lots of hope during the…


Blueberries are perfectly suited for East Texas gardens

Wed Jan 7, 2015 9:21 pm

Blueberries are perfectly suited for East Texas gardens By Keith Hansen, Keeping It Green
Growing your own food is gaining in popularity, and eating healthy is certainly a hot topic these days. One of the foods…


Pretty, colorful succulents drive away winter doldrums

Wed Jan 7, 2015 9:20 pm

Pretty, colorful succulents drive away winter doldrums By Dee Bishop, In Our Garden
While the doldrums of winter are upon us gardeners, let’s find color among our houseplants.

I have always loved having things that…


Silvery-gray lamb's ears look great with pinks, blues, purples

Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:19 pm

Silvery-gray lamb's ears look great with pinks, blues, purples By Dee Bishop, In Our Garden
Herbs have always fascinated me and lamb’s ears is one of my favorite.

Stachys byzantine variety “Helen von Stein,” or “big ears,”…


Time to plant vegetable, flower seeds for transplants

Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:14 pm

Time to plant vegetable, flower seeds for transplants By Keith Hansen, Keeping It Green
Let me join the chorus to wish you a happy new year, and a successful, bountiful and colorful gardening year. It may…


10 habits that can damage your eyes

Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:39 pm

By Patrice Dunagin, County Extension Agent
Certain habits can cause stress, strain and even permanent damage to your eyes. Ask yourself if you are guilty of any of these:

-You wear old glasses/contacts. If your lens prescription is outdated, it could cause eyestrain, sore eyes and…


Azaleas blooming at Christmas

Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:09 pm

Azaleas blooming at Christmas By Dee Bishop, In Our Garden
Who would have ever thought we could have azaleas blooming at Christmas? Introduced by Flowerwood Nursery in Mobile, Alabama, the Encore series…


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