Lubbock Master Gardener Association

Category: Resources


Vegetable Gardening

LMGA has compiled an extensive collection of resources for vegetable gardeners that are area-specific!  Click the links below, and don’t forget to check the other Lubbock Master Gardener gardening guides for more great information for our Lubbock area. Building a…

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Lubbock Tomato Troubleshooting Guide

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Gardening App Review: Garden Calendar

Use Garden Calendar for: Recommendations about how the phases of the moon and the astrological positionings for a given day will affect your plants.   Who should use Garden Calendar: People who garden using lunar planting methods.   Features of…

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Turf Management in Lubbock

Our favorite turf management guides are available from AgriLife. They offer a great guide to maintaining bermudagrass lawns and a fantastic guide with simple steps to lawn care. Their helpful turfgrass care guidebook is a great place to start. Or,…

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Gardening App Review: From Seed to Spoon

  Use Seed to Spoon for: Looking at inspirational backyard projects, learning how to organically garden vegetables in a raised bed, and finding simple to understand plant and pest information.   Who should use Seed to Spoon: Beginners to organic…

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The Grapevine December 2019

Access the PDF archive: The Grapevine December 2019 2019 In Review Happy Holidays Lubbock Master Gardeners! What a year it has been – a phenomenal plant sale, awarding two scholarships, excellent educational programming, and the induction of 13 new Lubbock…

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How to Build Potato Towers

Vertical Gardening: Potato Towers By Kristin Bingham Have you been looking for something new to try this spring? Do you enjoy those fresh from the garden delights, but struggle to incorporate them into your meals? Potatoes are a relatively easy to grow…

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Protecting Plants from Freezing Weather

Click the video to see Vikram Bilaga explain what causes freezing damage in plants. Update: The compounds that prevent freezing in cells are calls Antifreeze Proteins (AFP) instead of Antifreeze Substances (AFS) as stated in the video. Also, if you’re into…

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Water Use in Winter

Irrigating landscape can be a safety hazard when watering during freezing temperatures, especially if runoff into streets and sidewalks occur. It can also damage irrigation systems. City ordinance prohibits irrigation when temperatures are 35˚ F or below. Please be cautious…

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Gifts from the Garden

Egg planters: Break off the end of the egg to make a nickel-sized or slightly larger hole in one end. Shake out the egg. Poke a hole in the opposite end of the eggshell for drainage. Fill the hollow eggshell…

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