South Texas Gardening
12/6/14 - Howard Garrett, the Dirt Doctor12/11/14
Bob invites Howard Garrett, the Dirt Doctor, to talk about the wonders of the organic program.
12/6/14 -- Papayas,
Keeping papayas warm but they are setting fruit.
12/6/14 - Wafer Ash Tree, Rosemary,
Where can a wafer ash tree be found? Planting Rosemary.
12/6/14 -- Fertilizer, Molasses,
Using natural fertilizer. Spraying Molasses and spreading it.
12/6/14 - Cactus, Weeds,
Using diesel and molasses to kill cactus or Mesquite trees? Fighting weeds.
12/6/14 - Seaweed, Knock-out Rose,
Spraying seaweed in a sprayers. Gophers tear up the roots of a Knock-out Roses.
12/6/14 - Watermelons, St. Augustine,
Watermelons grow full size but then die off quickly. Brown spots in St. Augustine grass.
12/6/14 - Plumeria, Ficus,
Propagating a Plumeria. Ficus plants need to be transplanted.
12/6/14 - Fire Ants, Cabbage,
Fire ants ruined the okra. Holes appearing the cabbage. Are old vitamins good for the garden?
12/6/14 - Nandina, Monterrey Oak,
Looking to replace a Nandina. Is now a good time to transplant a Monterrey Oak?
12/6/14 - Pines, Mulch,
Looking to put a pine or fern in an area. Should mulch be against the trunk?
10/26/14 - Sod, Fertilizer,
Does flooding sod improve it to grow? Fertilizers good for dogs.
10/26/14 - Pomegranate tree, Ming Fern,
A pomegranate tree suffered but it came back. Why no fruit? Should a ming fern be moved to the ground?
10/26/14 - Bougainvilleas, Oak Trees,
Looking for an evergreen plant. How to prep Bougainvilleas for the winter. What point do oak trees get trimmed?
10/26/14 - Monarchs, Amaryllis,
Why do monarchs like to land on milkweed? Getting Amaryllis do go dormant.
10/26/14 - Tomatoes, Worms,
Plenty of blooms on tomatoes, should they be cut to start stronger growth. Cabbage loopers and other worms.
10/26/14 - Brussel Sprouts, Poblano Peppers, Broccoli,
After planting Brussel sprouts, what is to do next? Is it too late to plant broccoli?
10/11/14 - Seaweed, Acorns, Oaks,
Can seaweed be mixed with BT? Can you pull the acorns from the tree before the bugs get to them? What's the difference between the major oak trees?
10/11/14 - Loopers, Sugar,
Will BT affect loopers? Can sugar be used instead molasses?
10/11/14 - Rain Barrels, Potatoes, Bermuda,
Can rain barrels used for herbicides be cleaned for rain water? Could a potato planted in the fall survive? How can you attract the horses to provide waste in certain part of the yard?
- San Antonio, TX