2005 Magazine Issues

2005 Issues of Texas Gardener Magazine


Table Of Contents

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Little Tomatoes: Big Taste

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Flamboyant Legumes Add Color, Texture

Opening Lines: The Right Tree for the Right Job
Letters: Lily, Pine Needles
Activity Checklist: January/February
Between Neighbors: Sunflower Volunteers
In Greg’s Garden: The Jonquils are Coming!
Texas Tough: ‘Belinda’s Dream’ Rose
Weather: January/February
Problem-Solution: Clematis, Mr. Good Shrub, more…
Garden Events: Wildflower, Wine
Seeds For Thought: Herb Tips
The Incredible, Edible Potato
Notes From a Musical Garden
Spring Planting Guide
Growing Peaches: A Texas Tradition
Much more!…


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Low Maintenance Landscaping Tips

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Muscadine Grapes

Opening Lines: A Christmas Reminder
Letters: Pine Needles, Garden Help, Seed Source
Activity Checklist: March/April
Between Neighbors: Fashionable Gardeners Say Pink is the New Green
In Greg’s Garden: Designing By the Numbers
Texas Tough: Bulbine
Weather: March/April
Problem-Solution: Ash, Sunshine, Potatoes, more…
Garden Events: Strawberries, Butterflies
Seeds For Thought: Dirt, Cactus, PBS
Peppin’ Up With Peppers
The Brown Garden Snail
Three Flashy Summer Bulbs
Angel Trumpets
Much more!…


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Soybeans: An Edible Cover Crop You Can Plant Now

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The Flower Garden: Tips for Better Blooms

Opening Lines: Deer Me, What Happens When Man Interferes
Letters: Folklore, Photo
Activity Checklist: May/June
In Greg’s Garden: Burning Love in the Garden
Texas Tough: Perennial Hibiscus
Weather: May/June
Problem-Solution: Brugmansia, Peaches, more…
Garden Events: Galveston Oleander, Austin New Gardens
Picking the Right Turf Grass
Floral Sunshine: Black-Eyed Susan
Consider the Lilies
Enhancing the Bounty with Herbs
Much more!…


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Shade, Sooner Rather than Later

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Organic Tips for Fall Gardening Success

Opening Lines: Fall Gardening, Accentuate the Positive
Letters: Angels, Juliet, Rubber
Activity Checklist: July/August
In Greg’s Garden: Maple Leaves Forever
Texas Tough: Salvia ‘Indigo Spires’
Weather: July/August
Problem-Solution: Recipe, Pruning, Bromeliad, more…
Garden Events: Organic, Plant Doctors
Fall Planting Guidelines
Paradise of Brazilian Flowers
Fall Color with a Texas Twist
Accents of Salado

Much more!…


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Japanese Persimmons: Tasty Treat for Texas

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Dallas Community Gardens

Opening Lines: Superstar Program Workings for Texans
Letters: West Texas, Small Gardens
Activity Checklist: September/October
In Greg’s Garden: Spring Bulbs Brighten Your Landscape
Texas Tough: Chinkapin Oak
Weather: September/October
Problem-Solution: Juliet, Nematodes, Strawberries, more…
Garden Events: Dinosaurus Tex, Open Days
Grow Bountiful Broccoli
Honeysuckle: Colorful Cultivars
Autumn in My Herb Garden
Beets: Hard to Beat for Fall

Much more!…


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Landscape Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Softball-Sized Onions

Opening Lines
Letters: Birds, Bugs, Beck’s Big Okra
Activity Checklist: November/December
In Greg’s Garden: Mentored to be a Horticulturist
Texas Tough: Mexican White Oak
Weather: November/December
Problem-Solution: Spider Mites, Daylilies, Figs, more…
Garden Events: Fall Festival, Fruit Tree Sale
Tomatoes: Be Happy, Plant Seeds
Cottage Gardens for Today’s Home
Crazy for Daisy
Stretch the Season with Cold Frames

Much more!…