Parker County Peaches, a Family TraditionWritten by LaDonna Stockstill Peaches are ripening on the trees in Parker County and filling baskets down at the farmer?s market. What would summer be without them? They are a staple in my kitchen where preserves, peach...
Pass Along RosesWritten by Carol Welch – Parker County Master Gardener As a gardener, my greatest satisfaction is relaxing among the blooms in my garden. But my joy is in sharing those blooms with others. Many garden plants are perfectly designed to reproduce...
Rainwater HarvestingWritten by Master Gardener Homer Babbitt If there was something you could do in your own backyard to help a butterfly, would you do it? If it improved the look of your flowerbeds, attracted beneficial insects, and was good for the environment,...
Revitalize Your Landscape This Fall Written by Jerry ParrWell, we survived another Texas summer. This one was not as bad as the past few years, and it is great to be able to get back outside in cooler temperatures to enjoy working in the garden.Fall is actually the...
Sense-Sational HerbsWritten by Jerry Parr and Carol Welch Rosemary There are many reasons why a gardener finds pleasure in a healthy and beautiful plant. It may be a delight to the eyes, a wonderful fragrance to be enjoyed, a fresh flavor to be savored, a tranquil...
Snowy Succulent SuccessWritten by Carol Welch If you have gardened in Parker County for more than…oh…about 10 minutes, then you have encountered our diverse and often frustrating soil conditions. Even on the smallest properties, it is not uncommon to find clay...
Turf Management Tips by the MonthWritten by Bob Starnes Turf Management Tips by the Month provides a summary of the recommended tasks for lawn management by calendar month, including mowing, irrigation, fertilization, weed control and equipment maintenance for...
Grow with the Masters
- Butterfly Gardening
- Dividing Bearded Iris
- Great Plants for Winter in Parker County
- Growing Plants From Seeds
- Healthy, Drought-Tolerant, and Sustainable Landscapes
- Latin is Not Dead!
- Managing a Buffalograss Lawn
- Monarch Rest Stop
- Native Plants Make Sense
- No End in Sight
- Parker County Peaches, a Family Tradition
- Pass Along Roses
- Rainwater Harvesting
- Revitalize Your Landscape This Fall
- Sense-Sational Herbs
- Snowy Succulent Success
- Turf Management Tips by the Month