Cameron County Master Gardener

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Now it’s safe to plant

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistIt’s not surprising the delicate daisy of April is associated with gentleness and innocence. The famous “He loves...

Back yard Hugelkultur

BY Story and Photos JIM COLGLAZIER InternWikipedia defines Hugelkultur as a German word meaning mound culture or hill culture. A Hugelkultur is constructed by...

Steps to pruning shrubs

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

Signs of Spring

BY LORI MURRAY and Texas Superstar SpecialistAs we drove north to Raymondville and across the Ranch near the end of February, we were treated...

March in the Garden

BY Lori Murray , Texas Superstar SpecialistIntensely bright daffodils represent rebirth or can be a symbol of future prosperity. Maybe they even provide a...

The Wild Olive Tree

BY LORI MURRAY ,| Texas Superstar SpecialistFrom time to time, you may have noticed some small to medium-sized trees covered with white flowers around...

Pruning Roses

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistEvery year as Valentine’s Day approaches, I find myself wondering about pruning my roses, so last year I...

The Amazing Orchid

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistEarly in January I received a phone call from a lady who had a very rare plant experience...

February in the Garden

BY Lori MurrayFebruary’s flower is the violet. It’s associated with spiritual wisdom, humility, and faithfulness.This month’s flowers also include the primrose which has connotations...

Garden with a view

BY LORI MURRAY , Texas Superstar SpecialistThis spring, just after Easter, we spent three weeks in France learning about wine and checking a couple...