July 27, 2011

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AgriLife Extension expert: Water well owners advised to practice conservation during historic drought

By Blair Fannin
Texas AgriLife Extension Service

In Texas, you have either a checking or savings account when it comes to water reserves, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service program specialist.

Rural water well owners should be mindful of conservation and management so that either type of reserves don’t go dry during the ongoing drought, said Kristine Uhlman, who coordinates AgriLife Extension’s Texas Well Owner Network program.

The dry conditions have not only taken a toll on state agriculture, but also rural water wells which in some instances have begun ‘sucking air’ due to low water tables, Uhlman said. Though problem reports have been few, properly managing well pumps and practicing conservation will help prevent costly equipment problems and possibly running out of water.

“When listening to the pump, you need to make sure that it’s not turning on and then off repeatedly,” said Uhlman. “If the well is sucking air, you need to immediately turn the pump off and let it rest a while, allowing water levels to rebound. If the pump is cycling on and off, that’s going to be doing more damage to both your well equipment and water quality.”

Uhlman said there are two types of water — young water and fossil water.

Young water (the checking account) is rainfall captured underneath the ground over the past 60 years, while fossil water (the savings account) entered the ground several thousand years ago.

“Water moves through the subsurface and the deeper it goes, the older it gets,” she said. “Depending on where your water well is located, it could be tapping fossil water from the beginning.”

The quality of the water is dependent on how long it has been in contact with the underground geology, she said.

“For example, the U.S. Geological Survey has reported that groundwater in the Hueco Bolson aquifer near El Paso is up to 25,000 years old,” Uhlman said. “In the Ogallala, in the northwestern portion of our state, groundwater has been measured as being 2,000 to 6,000 years-old.

"What that means is water is being taken out that last fell as recharge several thousands of years ago. Many of the aquifers across the state are more closely connected to our climate, with the water level going up when it rains, and drawing down during drought, then recharging whenever it rains."

Uhlman said aquifers containing younger water are “extremely vulnerable” to variation in climate, going dry during drought.

“Whereas fossil water, it’s a resource that when you have so many people pumping it out at one time, the water levels continue to go down drastically,” she said. “It won’t be recharged. You either have a savings account (fossil water) or a checking account (young water).”

There are conservation practices individuals can implement to avoid problems, Uhlman said.

When you have multiple individuals pumping high volumes of water at one time, the combination of pumping will make the water levels drop down into the ‘drawdown’ cone of pumping centers, she explained.

“To avoid this, you could change pumping schedules,” she said. “For example, let’s say everybody does laundry on Saturday and has their own well.

The water level goes down and nobody has water on Sunday. But if you managed it with neighbors, say you did laundry on Saturday and some on Wednesday, it’s less likely the wells would go dry, but you would have low-pressure levels.”

Uhlman said automatic levelers regulate when the pump turns on and off depending on the water level beneath the ground. However, if the water level begins to run low due to increased volume, it can create “turbulent flow”

“That’s a bad situation since this turbulent flow of water into the well will cause the pump to turn on and off, on and off,” she said. “This will cause the pump to suck air. If it is repeatedly turning on and off, you need to turn the pump off for a while and wait for water levels to rebound. If the pump is cycling on and off, that’s going to be more damaging to your pump and pull sand into the well. This commonly happens to folks with low-yielding wells.”

There are variations in the type of geology that store water throughout Texas, she said.

“In the Austin area, they have the Edwards — Trinity limestone aquifer,” she said. “Here in Brazos Valley, it’s a combination of layered sand, silt, and sometimes clay. Some people have aquifers that are low yielding, meaning no matter how much water they have in it, it takes a while for it to move to your well.

“When you have a combination of a low-yielding aquifer and drought, you pump your well and it takes forever to rebound up to a static level. That’s a low-yielding well. Only thing you can do there is have storage. The minute you turn the well on, the water level goes way down. However, a high-yielding well when drawn down will rise rapidly when the pump is turned off.”

Once the drought is over, Uhlman said well owners that have had wells sucking air should have the water sampled for contaminants, such as arsenic.

“There could be aquifers, such as the Ogallala, where arsenic is released into the groundwater in response to low water tables,” she said. “As you bring the water table down that has never been exposed to oxygen, it changes the geochemical makeup of water. This could be a very serious situation to humans, livestock or anything consuming this water. This is why it is highly encouraged to have the water tested before consumption.”

For more information about the Texas Well Owner Network, visit http://twon.tamu.edu/.



Texas AgriLife Research has tested several varieties of Baby's Breath euphorbia, a new Texas Superstar designee. "White Manaus (right) from GroLink has been the most vigorous in our trials and stands up brilliantly to our Texas heat," said Dr. Brent Pemberton, AgriLife Research horticulturist and chair of the Texas Superstar executive board. (Texas AgriLife Research photo by Dr. Brent Pemberton)

Baby’s Breath euphorbia a Texan plant at heart

By Robert Burns
Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Because the plant wimps out in the Texas heat, about the only place Texas gardeners are used to seeing Baby’s Breath gypsophilia is in the floral shop.

But a new Texas Superstar designee, Baby’s Breath euphorbia, breathes easily and flowers profusely even during the hottest Texas summers, according to Texas AgriLife Research experts.

In climates that are less demanding, Baby’s Breath gypsophilia, is grown for edging or ground cover, said Dr. Mike Arnold, AgriLife Research horticulturist and member of the Texas Superstar executive board.

Though similar in appearance to gypsophilia, Baby’s Breath euphorbia is not just another species but of a different genus, one that is fully adapted to Texas conditions, Arnold said.

“The reason it’s called Baby’s Breath euphorbia by our group is that it has a general wispy, white cloudlike effect with fine texture, providing a background for highlighting other flowers,” he said. “So the name is a reference more to its functionality that it is to its botanical background.”

Doing well throughout the state is the first prerequisite for a plant to be admitted to Superstar ranks. A plant must not just be beautiful but perform well for consumers and growers throughout Texas, said Dr. Brent Pemberton, AgriLife Research horticulturist and chair of the Texas Superstar executive board. Superstars must also be easy to propagate, a requisite that insures designees are widely available and reasonably priced throughout Texas.

Most Superstars are selected only after extensive tests at Overton, Lubbock, San Antonio and College Station by AgriLife Research and Texas AgriLife Extension Service horticulturists. Baby’s Breath euphorbia was no exception, Pemberton said.

The wispy white flowers of Baby’s Breath euphorbia tend to create a “mound effect” during the season, Arnold said.

“It provides a nice filler material to highlight some of our brighter colored flowers or around some of our coarser-textured foliage where it might act as a foil or accent,” he said.

“It can also be used in the ground,” he said. “It also works in hanging baskets where it can be a filler component for those as well.”

There are actually several cultivars of Baby’s Breath euphorbia on the market, Arnold said.

“We’re not designating a single one because in our efforts to test these, a number of them appeared to perform fairly similarly,” he said. “So rather than promoting a single cultivar on this, we’re looking at those (we tested) as a group.”

“The cultivar, White Manaus from GroLink, has been the most vigorous in our trials and stands up brilliantly to our Texas heat,” Pemberton said. “Breathless White from Ball FloraPlant is another strong grower.”

AgriLife Researchers also tested Silver Fog from Dummen Red Fox and Hip Hop from GroLink, and found them to be best used in mixed containers, Pemberton said.

“They blend and support any plant they are mixed with,” he said.

Pemberton noted that all the Euphorbias are vegetatively propagated. Their water-use is moderate, and they don’t need shearing.

“They are going to be annuals for us,” Arnold said. “In warmer climates they might function as a perennial, but generally speaking, in our region they are going to be an annual.”


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Gardening tips

Lemon thyme, best know for its strong lemon aroma, can be a mess when grown directly on the ground. It is much more attractive when confined to a container that eventually will spread out and trail over the container’s edge.

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Upcoming garden events.

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Dallas: Join a growing trend and learn how to create a bountiful organic community or backyard vegetable garden at “Victory Gardens Workshop: Discover Fall Vegetable Gardening,” led by Texas Discovery Gardens at Fair Park Director of Horticulture Randy Johnson, from 9 a.m. until noon, July 30. Johnson will cover hands-on fall gardening topics in this class. Please note: this class requires at least 10 registrants to make. $25; $20 for TDG Members. Register online at http://texasdiscoverygardens.org/events_and_classes.php or call 214-428-7476 x 343.

Austin: Cooler weather gives you an opportunity to grow and enjoy food that flourishes in the fall and winter months. Broccoli, lettuce, Swiss chard, radishes and spinach are just a few of the favorites that grow well here. Join Master Gardener Patty Leander, a Texas Gardener contributing writer, to learn about these varieties and strategies for bringing a bountiful fall harvest to the table! “Fall Vegetable Gardening” will be presented Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m. until noon, at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., Austin. For more information, contact the Master Gardeners Help Line at 512-854-9600. This seminar is presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County. www.tcmastergardeners.org.

Seabrook: Anthony Camerino, County Extension Agent – Horticulture, will present a lecture on Lawn Care. from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 9, and The Meeting Room at Clear Lake Park (on the lake side),5001 NASA Parkway, Seabrook. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://harris-tx.tamu.edu/hort/.

Joshua: Junior master gardening classes will be held the second and fourth Wednesday of each month beginning August 10 and continuing through December 14, at the McPherson House, 204 S. Main, Joshua. These classes are appropriate for children 5-13, though children younger than 7 must attend with an adult. Registration is required and seating is limited. For information about specific classes or to register, contact Pat Kriener at 817-793-4625 or wildwoodc@yahoo.com.

College Station: Earth-Kind Gardening 101, led by Joe Masabni, Ph.D., Texas AgriLife Extension, Vegetable Specialist, will be held from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., August 16, at Larry J. Ringer Library, 1818 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy, College Station. Registration is $10/person. For additional information contact brazosmg@brazosmg.com.

Rockport: Marthanne Mitch, Master Gardener, will present "Butterfly Gardens" from noon until 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 16, at the Aransas County Library, 701 E. Mimosa, Rockport. For additional information, call (361)-790-0103.

Seabrook: Dr. Carol Brouwer will speak on Hydroponics for the home gardener at 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 17, at The Meeting Room at Clear Lake Park (on the lakeside), 5001 NASA Parkway, Seabrook. This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://harris-tx.tamu.edu/hort.

Fort Worth: The Organic Garden Club of Fort Worth presents "Self Sustainability for Your Lifestyle," August 20, at the Deborah Beggs Moncrief Botanical Garden Center-Oak Hall, 3220 Bontanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth. This free day of lectures includes sessions on growing tomatoes, garlic, and herbs, and raising bees and goats. For more information, contact Esther Chambliss at herbalhen@yahoo.com or 817-263-9322.

Bryan: "The Beauty and Benefits of Native Plants and Grasses," led by JCarolyn Fannon, will be held from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m., August 23, at The Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan. For additional information contact brazosmg@brazosmg.comm.

Bexar County: Register now for Bexar County Master Gardener Class #54. Classes begin August 24, meeting once a week 4 p.m.-8 p.m., and end November 16. Application form available at www.bexarcountymastergardeners.org. Click on New Master Gardener Class Application. Registration deadline is August 10.

Cibolo: Do you have a love for gardening and want to learn more about horticulture? Then the next Guadalupe County Master Gardener training class is for you. Classes are on Wednesdays, August 24 to December 7 from noon to 4:30 p.m. at St Paul Evangelical Church, 108 S Main, Cibolo. Learn from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialists, staff and local experts. Topics cover botany and plant growth, entomology, Xeriscaping, propagation, herbs and vegetables, tree care and pruning principles, composting and organic horticulture, water conservation and much more. Registration is $170 with a 10% discount if received by August 1. For more information, visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org or contact Jose Antonio Contreras, elmerojose@gmail.com, 830-401-0800.

Bryan: A Fall Gardening Seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m., August 27, at The Brazos Center, Room 102, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan. Sessions include Jim Johnson, AAF, AIFD, TMFA, Distinguished Lecturer, Texas A&M University on "Seeing is Believing"; Kayron Dube, DDS, Brazos County Master Gardener on "Earth Systems—Soils"; Patty Leander, Travis County Master Gardener Vegetable Specialist and Texas Gardener contributing writer on "Fall Vegetable Gardening"; and Chris Wiesinger, The Southern Bulb Company, on "The Bulb Hunter & Heirloom Bulbs." Registration is $50/person and includes snacks and sandwich lunch buffet. Preregistration by August 23 is preferred. Seminar information and registration form is available at brazosmg.com.

Austin: Fall Transplanting and Dividing Perennials will be presented from 10 a.m. until noon, Saturday, September 10, at Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd., Austin. Fall is the best time to transplant and divide your garden perennials. Learn how to share your extra plants with others and re-locate perennials that may have overgrown their current place in the landscape. Get a jump on spring blooms by giving them a chance to develop a strong root system. Join Master Gardener Velia Sanchez-Ruiz in proper planning and execution of these essential garden tasks. For more information, contact the Master Gardeners Help Line at 512-854-9600 or visit www.tcmastergardeners.org.

Nacogdoches: Greg Grant leads "Landscape Design" from 9 a.m. until noon, September 10, in Room 118, Ag Building, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches. $15 members, $20 non-members. For more information or to make reservations, call 936-468-18312 or email erodewald@sfasu.edu.

Conroe: The Montgomery County Master Gardener Association is pleased to present Greg Grant, Horticulturist, Plant Propagator and Humorist on Tuesday, October 4. The program will start at 7 p.m. and will be held at the Thomas LeRoy Education Center, 9020 Airport Road, Conroe, which is across the street from the Lone Star Convention Center. Greg is a contributor to Texas Gardener Magazine, among others, and his topic for the evening will be Home Landscaping — Texas: Right Plant, Right Place. His talk will include basic landscaping design principles as well as some of his favorite plants. This is a rare opportunity to see one of Texas’ best gardening speakers in a local setting. The fee will be $20.00 per person and seating will be limited. Please call 936-539-7824 Monday through Friday for more information, or visit www.montgomerycountymastergardeners.org. There will also be information available about the Montgomery County Master Gardeners’ Fall Plant Sale at this event, which will be held Saturday, October 15, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

MONTHLY MEETINGS

Houston: The Harris County Master Gardeners meet at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Texas AgriLife Extension, 3033 Bear Creek Drive (near the intersection of Highway 6 and Patterson Road), Houston. For additional information visit http://hcmga.tamu.edu or call 281-855-5600.

Rockport: Rockport: Monthly meetings of the Aransas/San Patricio Master Gardeners are held at 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Texas AgriLife Extension Service - Aransas County Office, 611 E. Mimosa, Rockport. For additional information, e-mail aransas-tx@tamu.edu or call 361-790-0103.

Kilgore: Northeast Texas Organic Gardeners meets at 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Carole Ramke at 903-986-9475.

Allen: The Allen Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, February through December, at the Allen Heritage Center, 100 E. Main St., Allen. For more information, visit www.allengardenclub.org.

Brownwood: The Brown County Master Gardeners Association meets the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension Office, 605 Fisk Ave., Brownwood. For further information, call Mary Green Engle at 325-784-8453.

Austin: Austin Organic Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin. For more information, visit www.main.org/aog.

Marion: The Guadalupe County (Schertz/Seguin) Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets on the second Tuesday of each month except July and August at The Library, 500 Bulldog, Marion. There is a plant exchange and meet-and-greet begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome. For more information or an application to join NPSOT visit www.npsot.org/GuadalupeCounty/ or contact contact guadalupecounty@npsot.org.

Rockport: The Rockport Herb & Rose Study Group, founded in March 2003, meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. at 619 N. Live Oak Street, Room 14, Rockport, to discuss all aspects of using and growing herbs, including historical uses and tips for successful propagation and cultivation. Sometimes they take field trips and have cooking demonstrations in different locations. For more information, contact Linda 361-729-6037, Ruth 361-729-8923 or Cindy 979-562-2153 or visit www.rockportherbs.org and http://rockportherbies.blogspot.com.

Beaumont: The Jefferson County Master Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the AgriLife Extension Office, 1225 Pearl Street, Suite 200, Beaumont. For more information, call 409-835-8461.

Brownwood: Brown County Master Gardeners Association meets the second Thursday of each month, from Noon to 1 p.m., at the Brown County AgriLife Extension Office, 605 Fisk, Brownwood. For additional information, call Freda Day 325-643-1077, or Mary Engle 325-784-8453.

Georgetown: The Williamson County Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meets from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th Street. Georgetown. For additional information, contract Billye Adams at 512-863-9636 or visit http://www.npsot.org/WilliamsonCounty/default.htm.

Orange: The Orange County Master Gardeners meet at the Salvation Army in Orange on the second Thursday of each month. A covered-dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. is followed by a speaker and business meeting at 7 p.m.

San Antonio: The San Antonio Herb Society meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels (corner of Funston & N. New Braunfels). For more information on programs, visit www.sanantonioherbs.org.

Dallas: The Rainbow Garden Club of North Texas meets the second Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Meetings are held at member’s homes and garden centers around the area. For more information, visit www.RainbowGardenClub.com.

Arlington: The Arlington Men's Garden Club meets from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on the third Monday of each month (except December) at the Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S. Center Street, Arlington. For more information, contact Lance Jepson at LJepson@aol.com.

Cleburne: The Johnson County Master Gardeners meet at 2 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at McGregor House, 1628 W. Henderson, Cleburne, which includes a program and a meet & greet. For more information, call Diane Asberry at 817-558-3932.

Sugar Land: The Sugar Land Garden Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month, September through November and January through April at 10 a.m. at the Sugar Land Community Center, 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land. The club hosts a different speaker each month. For more information, visit www.sugarlandgardenclub.org.

Denton: The Denton Organic Society, a group devoted to sharing information and educating the public regarding organic principles, meets the third Wednesday of each month (except July, August and December) at the Denton Senior Center, 509 N. Bell Avenue. Meetings are free and open to the public. Meetings begin at 7 p.m. and are preceded by a social at 6:30. For more information, call 940-382-8551.

Glen Rose: The Somervell County Master Gardeners meet at 10 a.m., the third Wednesday of each month at the Somervell County AgriLife Extension office, 1405 Texas Drive, Glen Rose. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call 254-897-2809 or visit www.somervellmastergardeners.org.

Granbury: The Lake Granbury Master Gardeners meet at 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Hood County Annex 1, 1410 West Pearl Street, Granbury. The public is invited to attend. There is an educational program each month preceding the business meeting. For information on topics call 817-579-3280 or visit http://www.hoodcountymastergardeners.org/.

Seabrook: The Harris County Precinct 2 Master Gardeners hold an educational program at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at The Meeting Room at Clear Lake Park (on the Lakeside), 5001 NASA Road 1, Seabrook. The programs are free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://hcmgap2.tamu.edu.

Houston: The Native Plant Society of Texas — Houston (NPSOT-H) meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month except for October (4th Thursday) and December (2nd Thursday). Location varies. For locations, for more information on programs, and for information about native plants for Houston, visit http://www.npsot.org/Houston.

Rosenberg: The Fort Bend Master Gardeners meet at 7:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month except December at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center located at 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg. For more information, call 281-341-7068 or visit www.fbmg.com.

Seguin: The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month, except December, at the Texas AgriLife Extension Bldg. at 210 E. Live Oak, Seguin. An educational program precedes the business meeting. The public is invited to attend. For topic or other information, call 830-379-1972 or visit www.guadalupecountymastergardeners.org.

Atlanta: The Caddo Wildflower Chapter of Native Plants Society meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Horne Enterprise building in Atlanta at 7 p.m. Visitors are welcome. For additional information, contact Kay Lowery at frostkay268@aol.com.

Brackenridge Park: The Native Plant Society San Antonio Chapter meets every fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Lions Field Adult and Senior Center, 2809 Broadway at E. Mulberry, Brackenridge Park, except August and December. Social and seed/plant exchange at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Bea at 210-999-7292 or visit www.npsot.org/sanantonio.

Edna: The Jackson County Master Gardeners present their "Come Grown With Us" seminars on the fourth Tuesday of each month, January through October, beginning at 7 p.m. at 411 N. Wells, Edna. The seminars are free, open to the public and offer 2 CEU hours to Master Gardeners or others requiring them. For additional information, contact the Jackson County Extension Office at 361-782-3312.

Fort Worth: The Organic Garden Club of Forth Worth meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month except July and December at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens main building. Refreshments are served. For more information, call 817-274-8460.

San Antonio: The Native Plant Society of Texas San Antonio Chapter meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, except August and December, at the Lions Field Adult & Senior Center, 2809 Broadway, San Antonio. Social and plant/seed exchange at 6:30 p.m., program at 7:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.npsot.org/sanantonio or call Bea at 210-999-7292.

Leander: The Leander Garden Club meets on the fourth Thursday of each month (except July and August) at 10:30 a.m. at the Leander Presbyterian Church, 101 N. West Drive, Leander, unless there is a field trip or an event at a member's home. Following a short business meeting, there is usually a program, followed by a shared pot-luck luncheon. To confirm the meeting place and time, please call Cathy Clark-Ramsey at 512-963-4698 or email texascatalina@yahoo.com.

Dallas: The Dallas Organic Garden Club meets at 2:30 p.m. on the fourth Sunday of each month at the North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Rd., Dallas. For more information, call 214-824-2448 or visit www.dogc.org.

Arlington: The Arlington Organic Garden Club meets from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month (except November and December) at the Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S. Center Street, Arlington. For more information, contact David at 817) 483-7746.


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