November in the Garden

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist Orchids, this month’s flower, are symbolic of luxury, beauty, and even royalty, while the chrysanthemum...

The Treasure of Succulents

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener I grew up in the Midwest, a land of rhododendrens, tulip bulbs and winter snows, so I was...

Confederate Rose

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist The plant we call Confederate Rose is not a native of the South nor is...

Herb gardening

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener Now that the first Norther has arrived and given us a taste of cooler weather, many gardeners’ thoughts...

Common pests in the home landscape

By Ashley H. Gregory, County Extension Agent – Horticulture Let’s talk a little about some of the most common pests that we see in our...

Semi-Annual Gardeners’ Market this weekend

Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener, Texas Superstar Specialist The Cameron County Master Gardeners’ Association will host its spring plant sale on Saturday, October 12,...

Yellow bells of esperanza are popular nectar source

By Anita Westervelt, Texas Master Naturalist The air will soon be aflutter with masses of colorful butterflies searching for colorful flowers and rich nectar sources. One...

Yellow bells of esperanza are popular nectar source

By Anita Westervelt, Texas Master Naturalist The air will soon be aflutter with masses of colorful butterflies searching for colorful flowers and rich nectar sources. One...

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...