South Texas Gardening
Howard Garrrett -- the Dirt Doctor -- 1/23/1501/28/15
The Dirt Doctor speaks about the wonders of the organic program.
1/23/15 - Tomatoes, Oakleaf Hydrangea,
Growing tomatoes from seed. Oakleaf Hydrangea
1/23/15 - American Beauty Berry, Pecan Shells,
The care and growing of the American Beauty Berry. Can pecan shells be used for a mulch?
1/23/15 - Molasses, Ponytail Palm,
What's better -- dry or liquid molasses? Ponytail Palm.
1/23/15 - Plumeria, Amaryllis,
Large seed pod on plumeria. Can that be successfully planted? Can an amaryllis be saved and bloom again? New products for the garden.
1/23/15 - Day Lillies,
A dead Day Lily has come back full hearty, is that normal?
1/23/15 - St. Augustine, Blackberry,
What's a good fertilizer for St. Augustine? Sodding some areas of the lawn. Blackberry growing in a pot in a greenhouse.
1/23/15 - Hastas,Shade Gardens,
Do hastas grow well in Texas? What are some good suggestions for a shade garden? A mysterious light green vegetation.
1/23/15 - Compost, Parsley, Oak trees,
What's a good compost mix for potatoes? Live Oaks have different growth patterns.
1/17/15 -- Howard Garrett, the Dirt Doctor
Bob invites Howard Garrett to talk about the winter weather, prepping for any damage and the wonders of the organic program.
1/17/15 - Yellow Rose, Blackberry bushes,
Do seeds in the blooms of roses grow well? Do Blackberry bushes need to be pruned?
1/17/15 - Sierra Oak,
Looking for an affordable larger tree. Watering and mulching new trees. Do sierra oak trees do well in South Texas? Why do plants relate better to rain water?
1/17/15 - Fertilizer, Apricots, Poppy,
How much do fruit trees need fertilizing? Do apricots need pruning? Will poppy seeds bloom the first year?
1/17/15 - Trenching, Eureka Persimmon,
Trenching to create a bufferzone for trees. When's a good time to transplant a Eureka Persimmon? How to propagate a Mexican Heather and African Blue Basil?
1/17/15 - Oak Wilt,
Are there new methods to fighting Oak Wilt? Illegal tree trimming by municipalities.
1/17/15 - Lantanas, Chinese Tallow, Peaches,
Is too late to cut back and mulch Lantanas? Chinese Tallow. How many peach trees should be planted?
1/17/15 - Peach Trees, Rye Seeds, Bok Choy,
Why are June's Gold Peach Trees are showing bloom so soon? Will rye seeds come back in a year? How do you cook bok choy?
1/17/15 - Tree Roots, Dogwood, Onions,
Protecting tree roots from cruising trucks. Potted dogwood. Talking about Candy Onions.
1/17/15 - Avocados, Pears,
Can avocados be grown in San Antonio? What kind? What other pear varieties grow well in Texas?
1/17/15 - Onions, Turnips, Oak,
Can pencil-sized onions be transferred? Is it too late to plant another crop of turnips? Is now a good time to prune oak trees?
- San Antonio, TX