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A monarch butterfly lands on an orange flower.
May 22, 2024

Beyond milkweed: creating a migratory oasis for monarchs

Texas A&M AgriLife experts encourage planting nectar-producing plants ahead of fall migration

May 15, 2024

Emerald ash borer moves south

Invasive insect confirmed in five new Texas counties

Two commemorative bricks being ready to be installed on a oathway. There are two emoty spots and a mallot by them.
May 13, 2024

Leave a legacy at the Leach Teaching Gardens

Aggies choose to honor, celebrate and memorialize loved ones with an engraved brick in on-campus gardens

May 8, 2024

Lantana camara varieties named newest Texas Superstars

Plants add ‘flower power,’ heat and drought tolerance to landscapes

A hand holding a garden shovel over rich, dark earth
May 2, 2024

Time to plan – and plant – for upcoming summer heat

AgriLife Extension May Gardening Guide

April 23, 2024

Leaving a Legacy: 46 Years of HORT 201

David Reed, Ph.D., finishes his final semester teaching Horticultural Science and Practices

April 17, 2024

Growing volunteers with the Master Gardener program

Texas Master Gardeners celebrates its vast community of volunteers sharing their skills

A Taste360 leader presents plates of locally produced food
April 15, 2024

Building community through cultivation 

AgriLife Extension event co-organizer shares success and future of farm-to-table event, Taste 360

a hand touching green grass on the ground
April 9, 2024

Turfgrass program leads through innovation

From backyards, football fields and golf courses, science is reshaping the turfgrass experience

April 8, 2024

Texas A&M Turfgrass Program: Research, Extension and the Next Generation

Video: Texas A&M AgriLife research, extension and teaching initiatives work to develop increasingly resilient and sustainable turfgrasses that ensure user safety and thriving industry while building up the next generation of leaders in the field

April 5, 2024

Landscaping to help protect from wildfires

Texas A&M AgriLife experts offer guidance on creating a more fire-wise landscape

A monarch butterfly resting on a child's finger
April 5, 2024

Spring fun blooms at the Hullabloom Fest in the Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University

April 20 event includes educational activities, games and crafts 

April 4, 2024

Texas A&M AgriLife and Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association team up on ‘field of dreams’

Farm projects will include research, field trials and community resources

April 4, 2024

National Gardening Month: Time to clean your garden — or start one

AgriLife Extension gardening guide for April

March 27, 2024

‘Trees: Your Landscape Legacy’ webinar set for April 10

Program focuses on how trees benefit home landscapes, environment

March 19, 2024

Foundational tips for no-dig gardening

AgriLife Extension horticulturist shares best practices for low-effort form of gardening

March 14, 2024

Pansies named newest Texas Superstar

Plants add versatility, range of color to landscapes

March 11, 2024

Turfgrass program for landscape professionals set for May 3 in New Braunfels

Will feature turfgrass best management practices, pesticide and fertilizer application calculation workshop

March 8, 2024

Earth-Kind Gardener Series starts March 22 in San Antonio

Six-week series focuses on environmentally friendly gardening

March 6, 2024

Native Landscapes for Wildlife webinar set for March 20

Webinar part of 2024 Texas Tough Plants educational series