From Farm to Family

Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist One of the things we enjoy when we make our annual summer trip to Michigan is...

Container Gardening Part III – Feeding and Watering

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist Planting your container is simple, but if you don’t have a potting bench or good...

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...

More sage advice

Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist Previous articles have dealt with Texas Sage (Cenizo), our gray-green shrub that blooms so beautifully after...

The Barometer Bush … and then some

Lori Murray and Bonnie Garcia, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist When Debbie Cox sent me a picture of Cenizo in bloom and suggested...

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...

Plants you’ve probably never named

By Anita Westervelt, Cameron County Master Gardener It’s getting toward the end of spring in the Valley, and newly planted gardens are looking colorful and...

A Stunning Little Beauty

By Lori Murray, ameron County Master Gardener Texas Superstar Specialist Last summer I discovered a new plant - the gazania (pronounced Lgaze uh nee uh). Grimsell’s had a...