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...
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...
Blackberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow

Blackberries: The Easiest Fruit to Grow

Blackberries are the easiest fruit to grow. They grow wild on fence lines and along railroad tracks. For home gardeners, they’re so easy, you can even grow them in a pot! Not only that, but they also taste delicious too. With some sunlight, food, and water your...
HRS presents: Creating Masterful Rose Beds

HRS presents: Creating Masterful Rose Beds

Experts around the country agree that plants (including roses) perform best in planting beds where the right and best bed preparation measures have been implemented and maintained.  Doing it right is neither complicated, nor expensive but does involve a few things...