Tag Archives: AgriLife Extension

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at August AGE Community Health Fair

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at AGE Community Health Fair on August 27th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the August AGE Community Health Fair. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Givens Recreation Center, 3811 East 12th St #1936 Austin, Texas 78721, from 10:00 am – 12:00pm, August 27th. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Sunset Valley SFC Farmers Market

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Sunset Valley SFC Farmers Market The Master Gardeners at the Sunset Valley SFC Farmers Market Plant Clinic can answer questions on worm composting, vegetable gardening, landscaping small spaces, butterfly gardening, the best plants for the Austin area, fertilizers, and pest management. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and Adapted Landscape Plants Guide along with other timely Grow Green FAQ sheets. Grow Green is a… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Yarborough Public library

  Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Yarborough Public Library The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Yarborough Public Library can answer questions on self-watering container gardening, insect hotels, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Yarborough Public Library, 2200 Hancock Drive, Austin, TX 78756. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Community Library

  Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Community Library The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Wells Branch Community Library can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Wells Branch Community Library, 15001 Wells Port Dr, Austin, TX 78728. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply North

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply North The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Leaf Landscape North can answer questions on self-watering grow boxes, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Leaf Landscape Supply North, 13292 Pond Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78729. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply South

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply South The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape South can answer questions on tool care, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Leaf Landscape Supply South, 5700 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78735. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and Adapted Landscape… Read More →

Cicada Killer Wasps by Wizzie Brown

What are these giant wasps?!?!?!?! Cicada killer wasps, common this time of year, are native to Texas.  They are some of the largest wasps that you can find in Texas, reaching up to 1 ½ inches long and can be somewhat frightening if you see them flying about your lawn. Cicada killers have a reddish-brown head and thorax, a black and yellow abdomen, and wings with a rusty tinge.  Only females are capable of stinging because the stinger is a modified egg laying structure. Fortunately, female cicada killer… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at AGE Community Health Fair

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at AGE Community Health Fair on July 9th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the AGE Community Health Fair. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Givens Recreation Center, 3811 East 12th St #1936 Austin, Texas 78721, from 10:00 am – 12:00pm, July 9th. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Pflugerville Library

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Pflugerville Library Plant Swap June 25th The Master Gardeners Plant Clinic will be at the Pflugerville Public Library Summer Plant Swap. They can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Pflugerville Public Library; 1008 W. Pfluger Street; Pflugerville, Texas 78660, from 9:30 am to 11 am. You can find more information about the plant swap on the library website. In… Read More →

In the Central Texas June Vegetable Garden

Harvest the June Vegetable Garden Before the Squirrels Wake Up! June is normally the peak harvest season for many spring-planted vegetables. However, we’ve had such a dry year, that many of you may be experiencing delays or have watched plants wither under the heat. Others have seen early harvests of tomatoes and cucumbers due to warm temperatures. If you haven’t learned it by now, there is no “normal” for Austin vegetable gardeners! Cracking Tomatoes? Speaking of tomatoes, the warm days of May have contributed to some vigorous plant… Read More →