Bill Adams – April 2021

Bill Adams – April 2021

This year’s cool season garden might not have happened if it weren’t for a request from Margaret (wonderful mother-in-law) and an article she clipped on exotic radishes.  It was just the stimulus a passionate horticulturist like me needed.  Did I get carried away and...
The Grass is Always Greener

The Grass is Always Greener

Recently, a lady contacted our office about to have a horticultural stroke over a short paragraph I wrote about lawns in my “Dealing with Freeze Damage on Plants” notes on my Greg Grant Gardens Facebook back in February and March.  Who would think that six sentences...
Native Texans

Native Texans

You wouldn’t think being from Texas would prepare you for cold; but it does—sort of.  If you’ve been here long enough you’ve probably witnessed everything from very dry to very wet to very hot to very cold.   I’m only 58, but I’m been through both droughts and floods...
Pyron’s Spring Garden Tour

Pyron’s Spring Garden Tour

The Smith County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be hosting a private landscape tour Wednesday March 24, 2021 from 9:00- 12:00 PM in the beautiful Pyron garden located in the Azalea District, 212 W. Dobbs St. Tyler, Texas. The personally guided tour will...
Freeze Recovery for 2021 Winter Storm Uri

Freeze Recovery for 2021 Winter Storm Uri

The Upper Gulf Coast experiences occasional hard freezes each winter.  Every few years, we have a freeze that can last a few days to a week.  But Winter Storm Uri was a 100-year event.  This was crushing cold that exceeded any normal expectation.  We can expect more...