MASTER GARDENERS: Butterfly magnet a staple on any Texas pollinator plant list

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Called by many common names, Conclinium greggii is well known to anyone who gardens for pollinators. Most simply call...

GARDENING: Take a pro-active approach to conserve pollinators

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By Jeanette Castanon Pollinators include insects such as beetles, bees, ants, wasps, butterflies and moths; of these, bees pollinate the largest number of plant species....

MASTER GARDENERS: Tough Texas native adds color during hot summer months

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Lantana! My favorite plant (Debbie, not Emmy). I’ve had these plants and kept them alive even before 2013. That...

GARDENING: Outstanding shade-bloomer

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By Jeanette Castanon The Texas Gold Columbine is one of the most spectacular shade-blooming plants. Before the introduction of any plant, years of testing and...

MASTER GARDENERS: Attractive, blue-green plant stands out

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Gopher Plant (Euphorbia rigida) is an import from the Mediterranean and southwest Asia. Its Latin name tells us a...

GARDENING: Water well screening is Wednesday

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By Jeanette Castanon The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening Wednesday in Odessa to give area residents the opportunity to have...

MASTER GARDENERS: Native mesquites are an excellent landscape tree

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners Mention the name mesquite and most Texans will roll their eyes! But under the right conditions mesquites are an...

MASTER GARDENERS: Old-fashioned perennial blooms larger and longer

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners In 2016 and 2017 Master Gardeners planted and maintained a small trial for perennials in West Texas. One of...

GARDENING: Wildflowers are beginning to bloom

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You may notice wildflowers are beginning to bloom around Texas. Here is a little more information about wildflowers and how to plant them. Native wildflowers...

MASTER GARDENERS: Plant these beautiful bloomers in the spring for color in the fall

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By Debbie Roland and Emmy Ulmschneider Master Gardeners When most people think of fall, they think of mums. There is another fall bloomer that you may...