Cameron County Master Gardener

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Spectacular Lluvia De Oro a show-stopper in the landscape

BY Anita Westervelt (Intern)As June makes way for July, one of the world’s showiest trees speckles the South Texas landscape with bracts of cascading...

Shanghai’s Garden

BY Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistTwo weeks after my disastrous visit to the Summer Palace garden we arrived at our last city. By...

It all depends on your Point of View

BY Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistOn the afternoon of our second day in China we visited the Summer Palace in Beijing. I was...

June in the Garden

BY Lori MurrayFlowers for June Birthdays: Roses are often connected to passion and beauty, but they’re also a symbol of hope and joy. Honeysuckle...

May in the Garden

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistMay is for maintenance! Remove weeds from your planting beds before they go to seed. Once a weed...

Mulching

BY Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistEDITOR’S NOTE: Cameron County Horticulture Agent Jennifer Herrera gave me a file of articles on a variety of...

Cape Honeysuckle

BY Anita Westervelt Contender and Texas Master NaturalistOrange so deep you could dive in — that’s how I view the vibrant clusters of blooms...

Spring Gardeners’ Market slated for April 28

BY Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistThe Cameron County Master Gardeners, in cooperation with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will host a plant...

Bluebonnet trails galore

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistWhen my family moved to Texas from Michigan in the middle of my sophomore year of high school,...

Easter Lilies

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistThe beautiful trumpet-shaped white flowers that blanket our altars this special season symbolize purity, innocence, hope, and life...