2004 Magazine Issues

2004 Issues of Texas Gardener Magazine


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So What do We do with Old Fruit Trees?

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Opening Lines: Tomatoes, Master Gardeners, Natives
Letters: Spiderworts, Melons
Activity Checklist: January/February
Between Neighbors: When is this Stupid Plant Going to Grow?
Weather: January/February
Problem-Solution: Oaks, Potatoes, more…
Garden Events: Herbs, Natives
Seeds for Thought: Pesticides, Ants
Old Fashioned Larkspur
Five Steps to Great Spring Tomatoes
Spring Planting Guide
New Plants for Next to Nothing

Much more!…


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New Ways With Eggplant

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Night Owl Plants

Opening Lines: Compost Happens, Or Does It?
Letters: NASA, Old Fruit Trees
Activity Checklist: March/April
Between Neighbors: My Chicken Yard Garden
In Greg’s Garden: Make Color Work For You
Weather: March/April
Problem-Solution: Peaches, Worms, more…
Garden Events: Berries, Violets, Roses
Seeds for Thought: Travel, Butterflies
Winning the War on Weeds
Luscious Lavendar
The Sacred Lotus
Master Grafting: Be a T-Bud Pro

Much more!…


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Perennials for Summer Color

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The Vegetable Garden: Get More From Less Space

Opening Lines: Wildlife Habitat – Good for Kids, Environment
Letters: Recipe, Faster Compost
Activity Checklist: May/June
Between Neighbors: My Keepsake Garden Treasures
In Greg’s Garden: Verbenas Tough, Pretty
Weather: May/June
Problem-Solution: Bamboo, Cat Problems, more…
Garden Events: Basil
Seeds for Thought: Protozoa, 444 Tomato
Natural Water Gardening: Taking the Plunge
Okra by the Bushel
Herbs for Happy Pets
Creating a Compost Outpost

Much more!…


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Fall Forward For Better Gardening

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Hungry For Color: How To Make Bougainvillea Bloom

Opening Lines: Make Every Drop Count
Letters: Tomatoes, Bats, Weeds
Activity Checklist: July/August
Between Neighbors: You Know You’ve Become A Gardener When
In Greg’s Garden: It’s Crinum Time Again
Weather: July/August
Problem-Solution: Okra, Mystery Plant, more…
Garden Events: Art, Bamboo
Seeds For Thought: Melons, Cicadas
Fall Planting Guidelines
Grow Oriental Vegetables
Installing The Natural Water Garden
A Matter Of Thyme
Much more!…


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How to Grow Cauliflower

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A Dozen Delightful Little Bloomin’ Trees for Texas

Opening Lines: Want to be a Happy Gardener?
Letters: Zones, New Tomato
Activity Checklist: September/October
Between Neighbors: Leaping Lizards
In Greg’s Garden: Late Bloomers, First Class Color
Weather: September/October
Problem-Solution: Asparagus, Bottle Bush, more…
Garden Events: Pepper Party, Bulb Sale
Seeds For Thought: Wet, Fungi
Flowers for Small Ponds
The Best Pecans for Texas
Hollyhocks: Tough, Old-Fashioned Color
Lavender Fields Forever
Much more!…


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Growing Great Salads in Texas

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A Fiesta of Mexican Flowers

Opening Lines: The Day of the Snake
Letters: Online, Border, Bees
Activity Checklist: November/December
Between Neighbors: Ambushed!
In Greg’s Garden: Ban Artificial Intelligence!
Texas Tough: Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum
Weather: November/December
Problem-Solution: Rhubarb, Lilies, Bulbs, more…
Garden Events: Traditional
Seeds For Thought: Insects, Tree Topping
Munson Grapes: Bred for Texas
Dallas Plant Trials Yield Results
Austin OGs: Naturally, of Course
Creating a Garden Journal
Much more!…