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A Sneak Peek at Texas-Tough Avocados
A Sneak Peek at Texas-Tough Avocados

I am not aware of any Extension Service Master Gardener fruit tree sales happening this weekend. In fact, there seem to be only two left this winter — The Harris Country Precinct 2 sale on...

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Could El Niño bring on brownpatch in February?!
Could El Niño bring on brownpatch in February?!

I brought up this topic briefly on the radio show last Saturday. If weather forecasters are right, we may have one of the wettest Februarys in some time, thanks to El Niño! And that...

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Ever wonder why winter is rose season?
Ever wonder why winter is rose season?

Have you ever wondered why roses are so profoundly marketed in January and February? Local nurseries and garden centers may not promote "Rose Season" quite as heavily as extension services and...

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With a new book, I'm ready for speaking events again!
With a new book, I'm ready for speaking events again!

Now that I'm on the verge of releasing my newest book, Texas Tough Gardening with Randy Lemmon , it's also time to start booking the many speaking engagements and garden talks I've enjoyed...

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Winter Watering Practices
Winter Watering Practices

Season's greetings! This will be the final GardenLine blog post of 2015. We'll be back the first week of January, and you can expect that article to be about all the January and...

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Grafting Non-producing Avocado
Grafting Non-producing Avocado

This weekend on GardenLine, I will be talking with our fruit tree experts, Heidi Sheesley (LEFT) of Treesearch Farms and Angela Chandler (BELOW) of The Garden Academy . So, if you've got any...

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Poinsettia Do's and Don'ts
Poinsettia Do's and Don'ts

The day after Thanksgiving, I spent a lot of time shopping at The Arbor Gate , one of our favorite nurseries. Admittedly, I just kind of stood there and watched while my wife did the actual...

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Enough with the mulch volcanoes
Enough with the mulch volcanoes

Last weekend, while encouraging listeners to take advantage of a great deal and stock up on bulk mulch, I was also moved to warn about piling it up too high around trees, creating what I refer to...

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Living Earth's
Living Earth's "$10 per cubic yard mulch day" is this Saturday

Not only is this the best time of year for landscape projects — especially planting new trees and shrubs — it's also the perfect time to get a new layer of native mulch down before we...

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What Now? The good news ... and the bad news
What Now? The good news ... and the bad news

I've got some good news and some bad news. Which do you want first? Bad news? Okay, the Texans really do stink. So do the Aggies and the Cowboys — I'm not just bashing the Texans. And so...

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