South Texas Gardening
1/17/15 -- Howard Garrett, the Dirt Doctor01/22/15
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?
1/4/15 - Blue Plumbagos, Apple Tree,
Do blue plumbagos need to be covered? Are grasses safe? Do apples like the cold?
1/4/15 - Oleander, Mt. Laurels, Peaches,
Is now a good time to trim back oleander bushes? How about Mt. Laurels? Peaches from seed.
1/4/15 - Garlic, Monterrey Oak,
Does garlic need protection from the cold? A Monterrey oak tree covers a dog's grave. Could the dog's body be causing bad health for the tree?
1/4/15 - Chili Pequins, Ticks,
Putting chili pequins in larger pots. When do tick larvae come out in warmer weather? Rope covers.
1/4/15 - Columbine, Orange Trees,
Should potted columbines be kept warm in the winter? Will cuttings of an orange tree survive in water until later?
1/4/15 - Carbon Black, Moles, Gophers,
The dangers of carbon black. At war with moles and gophers.
1/4/15 - Red Oaks, Lilies, Oaks,
What trees have good fall color? Is this the time of year to transfer lilies? What's the difference between a post oak and a live oak?
1/4/15 - Ash Tree, Cedar Tree,
Do Ash Trees need to be wrapped in the winter? How to keep a Cedar tree from growing back. The dangers of using Cedar wood in the fireplace.
1/4/15 - Nematodes, Mason Bees, Tires,
Do leaves need to cleared for nematodes to attack wire worms? Varieties of mason bee houses. Avoid using tires in the garden.
- San Antonio, TX