Cameron County Master Gardener

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Container Gardening Part II – Plant Combos

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener PREPARING THE CONTAINER Once you have chosen your container you will need to prepare it. Clay pots should be...

Container Gardening Part 1 — Containers

By Lori Murray, Cameron county Master Gardener NOTE: This is the first of a series of three articles about container gardening. Part One deals with...

Crown of thorns

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist Crown of Thorns, originally from Madagascar, does extremely well in the Valley. At one time...

Whopper begonias are superstars

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist I have never trusted myself to grow begonias.  Even after the A&M AgriLife horticulturists conducted...

Container Gardening: Planting and Watering

BY Lori Murray, , Texas Superstar SpecialistPlanting your container is simple, but if you don’t have a potting bench or good location for potting,...

August in the Garden

BY Lori Murray,August’s flower is the poppy. It represents peacefulness. August babies also have a connection with the gladiolus and its representations of strength...

Container Gardening: Plant Combos Part II

BY Lori Murray, , Texas Superstar SpecialiistPREPARING THE CONTAINEROnce you have chosen your container you will need to prepare it. Clay pots should be...

Unbeatable Hanging Baskets

BY LORI MURRAY, Texas Superstar SpecialistLittle did I know when I discovered the new SuperStar Vinca Cora how much sheer pleasure it would bring...

Shade Gardening in South Texas

BY EDITED Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistSince many areas that were originally covered with native trees have been cleared for farmland in the...

Gardenias

BY Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistA list of my favorite flowers would have to include the gardenia. From its soft creamy petals and...