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Waterwise Ideabook

The Lubbock Master Gardeners Association has created garden designs for the water-wise plants we recommend for our area.   If you’re not sure where to start, or which plants might be right for your waterwise garden, don’t worry – we have…

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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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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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Chinese Pistache

Name: Chinese Pistache Height: 30-40′ Width/Spread: 40-50′ Light: Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: D Seasonal Interest: Spring Color/Feature: Purple-green to red-green, not particularly ornamental. EarthKindTM Rating: 10 Maintenance: Requires pruning to develop strong branch structure. Botanical Name & Comments: Pistachia chinensis It develops…

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Waterwise Small Shrubs for Lubbock County

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

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Waterwise Perennial Recommendations for Lubbock County

waterwise perennials

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

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Texas Redbud

Texas Redbud

  Name: Texas Redbud Height: 15-20′ Width/Spread: 15-20′ Light: Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: D Seasonal Interest: Spring Color/Feature: Rose-purple, occasionally white. EarthKindTM: 10 Maintenance: Prune suckers. Botanical Name & Comments: Cercis canadensis var. texensis Texas Redbuds are valued for their attractive dark…

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Chinese Photinia

chinese photinia

  Name: Chinese Photinia Height: 15-20′ Width/Spread: 10-15′ Light: Sun, Partial Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: E Seasonal Interest: Spring Color/Feature: Creamy white EarthKindTM: 9 Maintenance: Prune just before new growth starts in spring. Botanical Name & Comments: Photinia serratifolia (Photinia serrulata) Dark…

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Yaupon Holly

Yaupon holly with berries

  Name: Yaupon Holly Height: 12-20′ Width/Spread: 10-15′ Light: Sun, Partial Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: E Seasonal Interest: Winter Color/Feature: Red berries Maintenance: Prune for shape only. Botanical Name & Comments: Ilex vomitoria Yaupon is probably the most versatile evergreen holly for…

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Possumhaw Holly

possumhaw holly

  Name: Possumhaw Holly Height: 12-20′ Width/Spread: 12′ Light: Sun, Partial Sun Evergreen/Deciduous: D Seasonal Interest: December to February Color/Feature: Red berries Maintenance: Prune to shape or to raise canopy. Botanical Name & Comments: Ilex decidua Texas native, attractive seeds…

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