Lilacs in Texas

By LORI MURRAY, Cameron County Master Gardener The Texas Superstar program has been a smashing success for gardeners looking for successful landscape plants, and among the successes...

Vitex, A Superstar

By Lori Murray, Cameron County Master Gardener The Texas Superstar program was started in 1989 and has been a smashing success for gardeners looking for...

May in the Garden

May is for maintenance! Remove weeds from your planting beds before they go to seed. Once a weed produces seeds, you have greatly increased...

Sea Hibiscus Is Not Just For The Beach

By Anita Westervelt, Cameron County Master Gardener, Rio Grande Valley Chapter, Texas Master Naturalist A variegated leaf is a thing of beauty! The leaves of...

Pseudobombax Ellipticum: The Shaving Bush tree is drought tolerant once established

Several weeks ago I noticed a most unusual sight as I drove down 25th street past the duplexes that border the turn to Treasure...

Confederate Rose

Lori Murray, Special to the StarBy Lori Murray, Special to the Star The plant we call Confederate Rose is not a native of the South...

Semi-Annual Gardeners’ Market

The Cameron County Master Gardeners’ Association will host its spring plant sale on Saturday, April 13, from 9 – 3 (or until sold out)....

April in the Garden

It’s not surprising the delicate daisy of April is associated with gentleness and innocence. The famous “He loves me, he loves me not” plucking...

Day Lilies – A Treasure

Lori Murray, Special to the StarBy Lori Murray, Special to the Star For any gardener, but particularly for a novice gardener, daylilies are a great...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training will be offered May 16th to August 15th

Do you want to be able to improve your gardening skills, share information about gardening and the environment with the community, and build gardening...