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Holly, “Burford”

Grows in full sun to partial shade, evergreen. Mature size 20’x10′. Blooms in spring followed by red berries in fall. Watch for scale…

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Holly, “Dwarf Burford”

Grows in full sun to partial shade, evergreen. Mature size 6’x4′. Blooms in spring followed by red berries in fall. Low water requirement…

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Holly, “Possumhaw”

Grows in full sun to dappled shade. Mature size 15’x10′. Blooms March to May in shades of orange, red, and yellow…

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How Does One Propagate Hesperaloe parvifolia?

PCMG - FAQ's - How Does One Propagate Hesperaloe parvifolia?Hesperaloe parvifolia, Red Yucca, is a member of the Agave family. This native Texas plant is not really a yucca and the blooms are really a coral rose color. This being said, it is still a wonderful plant...

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What is Expanded Shale?

PCMG - FAQ's - What is Expanded Shale?Horticulture Update November-December 2003 Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas Expanded Shale – A new Possibility for Amending Clay Soil by Dr. Douglas F. Welsh, Professor & Landscape...

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What is Dew Point?

Parker Co Master Gardeners - FAQ's  - What is Dew Point?What is Dew Point? The temperature at which air becomes saturated and produces dew. The dew point is the temperature to which the air must be cooled before it becomes saturated and water must condense out. The...

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Too Many Rocks

PCMG - FAQ's - Too Many RocksI live about three miles north of the rock pit off of Bethel Rd. I feel like I could open up my very own rock quarry with the amount of rocks I dig up every time I put a shovel in the ground. They vary in size, small to very large and are...

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Ratio of Clay Soil to Organic Material

PCMG - FAQ's - Ratio of Clay Soil to Organic MaterialA good ratio of clay soil to organic material is roughly 50/50%. You said you have organic fertilizer if this is composted materials from the garden, it is great. Peat moss…be careful and do not add too much. Put...

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Poinsettia: Selection and Care

PCMG - FAQ's - Poinsettia: Selection and CareAre their techniques to selecting a long lasting Poinsettia for the holidays? Once it is home, what is the best way to care for the plant? Is it poisonous? NOT POISONOUS: First of all nor the plant or or the bracks (leaves)...

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