South Texas Gardening
9/14/14 - Vitex, Strawberries, Sage, Thyme,09/17/14
Where and when should you plant vitex? Can strawberries in a pot be moved to the ground now? Can herb plants be moved to the garden?
9/14/14 - Wild Indigo, Wildflowers, Scorpions,
Does wild indigo grow well in the San Antonio area? Is it time to put out wildflower seed? Do cedar chips repel scorpions?
9/14/14 - Shade Clothe, Morning Glory,
Using shade clothe on the tomato plants. Spotting plants related to morning glories.
9/14/14 - Mexican Sycamore, Sweet Potatoes, Fire Ants,
Do Mexican Sycamores have very low hanging branches? Do sweet potatoes need a lot of fertilizer? Fire ants on the okra.
9/13/14 - Howard Garrett, the dirt doctor
Bob and Howard talk about the wonders of the organic program.
9/13/14 - Crape Myrtles, Roaches,
Picking up trees from Arbor Day Foundation. Formula for killing roaches.
9/13/14 - Organics, Spinocade, Root flair,
Educating the ignorant on the benefits of organic over chemical. Root flair must be exposed.
9/13/14 - Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts,
Starting a garden box full of carrots, cucumbers, watermelons, and a lot of other things.
9/13/14 - Live Oak, Granite,
Why do live oak leaves take so long to decompose? Decomposed granite to control the weeds.
9/13/14 - Ponytail,
What's the recipe for weed killing? A ponytail plant has pups popping out.
9/13/14 - Root knot nematode,
Trying to control the root knot nematode. Growing grass in sandy soil.
9/13/14 - Yellow Squash, Wine Cups,
Looking for a yellow squash. Growing wine cup from seed.
9/6/14 - Rosemary, Solarizing,
Wanting a rosemary plant to branch out? Does it matter if you leave the dead grass from solarizing?
9/6/14 - Plumbago, Bluebonnets, Sago Palm,
Should plumbagos be moved at this time of the year? Will bluebonnets bloom before winter? A mass of pups on a Sago Palm.
9/6/14 - Broccolil, Fire Ants,
When is a good time for direct seeding? What fertilizer do you put in broccoli? A massive invasion of fire ants.
9/6/14 - Sprayers, Solarizing, Tiff Bermuda,
Getting good use out of old sprayers. Does the dead grass need to be pulled out after solarizing? The tiff bermuda has encroaching St. Augustine.
9/6/14 - Wandering Jew, Ants,
What's the formula for stopping the spread of Wandering Jew? Spraying liquid fertilizer. Fighting ants.
9/6/14 - Gnats, Fertilizer, Oak,
How to get rid of gnats swarming around the drain? How often to fertilize Bermuda grass? An oak tree is just not growing.
9/6/14 - Thyme, Aphids, Ants,
Why did the thyme dry up so quickly? Aphids are attacking the Swiss Chard, what to do? Ants are getting into the pots.
9/6/14 - Cypress Trees, Broccoli, Crossandra,
Where and when do you plant Cypress tree sprouts? When do you put in broccoli? A crossandra has shown any blooms.
- San Antonio, TX