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November 23, 2023

Webinar on minimizing drift on grazing lands set Dec. 7

November 22, 2023

How to help beneficial insects survive winter

Keep them snug as a bug in a natural rug

November 20, 2023

Mistletoe: Is the Christmas plant friend or foe?

November 20, 2023

Continuing education program for landscapers set Dec. 7 in Fredericksburg

Event features turf weed control, landscape plant disease management topics

November 3, 2023

Creative uses for pumpkins beyond Halloween

Popular gourd can be used for seasonal recipes, fall décor, bird food and more

November 2, 2023

Time to create a cold protection plan for your garden

AgriLife Extension gardening guide tips and to-dos for November

October 24, 2023

How to plant fruit trees

Expert provides transplant tips to establish fruit trees and push them to production

October 20, 2023

Connection with nature linked to longer, healthier lives

Horticulture, health experts promote the ‘power of nature’

October 5, 2023

Autumn garden advice: Maintain the leaves you have, plan and plant ahead

AgriLife Extension’s Fall Gardening Guide offers tips on bulbs, seeds and holiday plants

September 26, 2023

If summer’s end has you in a jam, plant strawberries now 

Texas A&M AgriLife horticulturist shares juicy tips about planting strawberries in the fall

September 20, 2023

Mexican white oak named Texas Superstar shade tree

Native tree offers aesthetics, Texas-toughness for all conditions

September 15, 2023

New course for preschool teachers encourages children’s love for gardening

Online, video-based course shows how to successfully implement Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! curriculum

September 11, 2023

Pests indoors on the rise as Texas heat, drought continues

AgriLife Extension offers advice on ants, scorpions, rodents and more

September 7, 2023

Waiting on rain: Texas gardeners to prioritize water

AgriLife Extension's September Gardening Guide offers tips to survive heat and dry spell

August 31, 2023

VIEWpoly provides visual map for polyploid plant geneticists, breeders

Texas A&M Department of Horticultural Sciences leads search for cutting-edge genetic tools for flowering plants

August 28, 2023

Cutting-edge water conservation: Houston and Corpus Christi adopt WaterMyYard app

Residents can eliminate lawn-watering guesswork with Texas A&M AgriLife’s innovative app

August 23, 2023

Crossing a new frontier in hardy hibiscus breeding

Novel coral-flowering hibiscus hybrid developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Research breeder

August 18, 2023

Green industry focused on drought impacts at nursery and landscaping expo

Texas A&M AgriLife experts provide information, advice, services to green industry stakeholders

August 3, 2023

Water restrictions: Decide which trees, plants to prioritize when water is limited

Texas A&M AgriLife’s August Gardening Guide

July 25, 2023

Water well owners: Don’t get left high and dry during drought

What Texans who rely on groundwater need to know now