Lubbock Master Gardener Association

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December Garden Checklist

Planting Consider using a live Christmas tree that can be planted in the landscape or used as a potted specimen. Junipers and pines are excellent for this purpose. Continue to plant shade trees, fruit trees, and evergreen shrubs. Plant ‘balled…

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Prospective Wine Grower Workshop

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Autumn Recipes

Fall is a special time.   The end of the growing season heralds the beginning of winter, the coming of Thanksgiving and the festivities of the holidays. Don’t let the first freeze of the year catch you off guard.  …

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Great Perennials for Fall

In the spring, the nurseries fill with plants, all needing good homes. But perennials planted in the spring must develop an entirely new root system, plus adjust to life outside the greenhouse or nursery.  Planting perennials in the fall makes a…

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Fall Gardening Guide

Fall has arrived! Enjoy the subpages under this tab to learn more about fall and winter gardening. ​ Fall Monthly Gardening Checklists for Lubbock County We hope these monthly checklists will help you stay on top of that garden this…

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Summer Gardening Guide

  “Where but in a garden do summer hours pass so quickly?” “Don’t grumble that roses have thorns, be thankful that thorns have roses.” “Roses are red, Violets are blue; But they don’t get around Like the dandelions do.”…Slim Acres…

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Spring Gardening Guide

    Some quotes about spring gardening: In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt – Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard’s Egg Each spring…a gardening instinct, sure as the sap rising in the trees, stirs within…

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Winter Gardening Guide

Winter Gardening Guide

Winter has arrived! We hope you find this winter gardening guide for Lubbock to be as useful as we do! Winter Monthly Gardening Checklists for Lubbock We hope these monthly checklists will help you stay on top of that garden…

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November Gardening Checklist

The average date of the first freeze in the Lubbock area is November 1-10! Planting Continue to plant trees and shrubs.  It is a myth that soil should be amended when planting trees and shrubs.  The first instinct is to make the…

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Trees for Lubbock County

Lubbock Master Gardeners Association has created information-filled listings of water-wise plants we recommend for our area. This list of trees is offered as a starting point for gardeners in the Lubbock area. Click on the tree name to see information…

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