DIY raised garden bed

A raised garden bed can help your garden flourish and provide room to plant your favorite vegetables and flowers in a small backyard. Beds help with proper drainage and allows gardeners to ...
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Garden Guy: A Case for Mistletoe Birds, Butterflies, and the Christmas Kiss

My friend, Greg Grant is a Texas AgriLife Extension Horticulturist in Smith County. He was recognized by Texas Parks and Wildlife with the 2017 Land Steward Award. They documented his farm ...
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Garden Guy: Backyard Butterfly Adventure

By Norman Winter A blog post in September rang like a rifle shot through our butterfly community. A very rare butterfly, a Tailed Cecropian, was seen at a banana brew feeding station in ...
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The Garden Guy: Amistad Salvia

Giving Your Landscape the Royal Treatment By Norman Winter   Until something unseats it, Amistad salvia has to be considered the most beautiful salvia to ever hit the market. Amistad ...
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The Garden Guy: Bouquet Dianthus

The Perfect Pansy Pal and Cut Flower for Sharing By Norman Winter   As we start the new year, many are focusing on giving. Giving encompasses more than writing a check. In the garden ...
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Ergonomic tools make gardening easier

The term ergonomics is derived from the Greek words "ergon," which means work, and "nomoi," which means natural laws. In the simplest terms, ergonomics is the study of how work is done and how to ...
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