Lubbock Master Gardener Association

Category: Resources


Fall Vegetable Gardening Guide

The Ten Commandments of Fall Gardening Success AgriLife Fall Vegetable Gardening Guide Vegetable Variety Selector Ornamental Vegetables Fall Direct Seedling Guide Vegetable Resources Texas high Plains Vegetable Program

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August and September Gardening Guide

Fall is in the air! As Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote, “I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house.” Here’s hoping this list of things to do outside during late August and September helps…

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Common Wildflowers of the South Plains

White Prickly Poppy (Argemone albiflora) Engelmann’s Milkweed (Asclepias engelmanniana) Chocolate Daisy (Berlandiera lyrata) Pink/Downy Paintbrush (Castilleja sessiliflora) Buffalo Gourd (Cucurbita foetidissima) White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida) Feather Dalea (Dalea Formosa) Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea) Engelmann’s Daisy (Engelmannia peristenia) Yellow…

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July and August Garden Checklist

Lazy days of summer? Hardly! There’s lots to do! Lubbock Master Gardeners hope the following outline for the month will keep you busy. Watch For: Mosquitoes –  Change animal water sources daily to decrease possible mosquito attacks.  Link to the…

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June Garden Checklist

“In June, as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.” –  Aldo Leopold Planting Continue to plant Bermuda. Plant…

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The Grapevine May 2019

Access the archive PDF version. May2019 newsletter The Month of May Lubbock Master Gardeners have had quite a month—plant sales, the iris show, volunteering at Rosecoe garden, while we get our own gardens ready for summer! Our president, Kristin Bingham,…

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May Gardening Checklist

“Be like a flower and turn your face to the sun.” – Kahlil Gibran What to Plant: Plant ground covers and by the middle to end of the month, hot weather annuals Plant bermuda. Plant vegetables and perennial herbs in…

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The Grapevine April 2019

A Few Changes Many thanks to Cecilia George for sharing her talent and expertise as Editor of The Grapevine over the last eight years! Cecilia, who is retiring as editor—but not as a Master Gardener—says, “I have enjoyed this job…

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April Gardening Checklist

How miraculous that growing on my own little plot of land are plants that cn turn the dead soil into a hundred flavours as different as horseradish and thyme, smells ranging from stinkhorn to lavender. ​- John Seymour What to…

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Tree Care Resources for Lubbock

Texas Tree Planting Guide Texas Tree ID Tree Planting Tools EarthKind Proper Pruning Techniques Forest Service Fruit & Nut Resources Texas Oak Wilt Pecan Resources                

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