2007 Magazine Issues

2007 Issues of Texas Gardener Magazine


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Lettuce: From Seed to Harvest

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South of the Border: Mexican Herbs for Texas

Opening Lines: Getting a Good Start
Letters: Merced, Water, Garlic
Activity Checklist: January/February
Between Neighbors: Planting Some Roots
In Greg’s Garden: My First Love Gone Wild
Texas Tough: Knock Out Rose
Weather: January/February
Seeds for Thought: Cypress Mulch, Safer Lawns
Problem-Solution: Mulch, Cold, Wild Cotton
Gardening in Deer Country
Urban Harvest: Improving Houston from Ground Up
Beauty from Agentina, Chile
Only Lavender
Early Tomatoes
Much more!…


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Grow Pole Beans: Easy Up, Easy Off

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Luscious Lemon Balm

Opening Lines: Drought Stressed Lawns
Letters: Deer, Tomatoes, Armadillo
Activity Checklist: March/April
Between Neighbors: My Dad’s Backyard
In Greg’s Garden: Help! We’re Being Invaded
Texas Tough: Hinkley’s Columbine & Red Columbine
Weather: March/April
Seeds for Thought: Native Plant Network
Problem-Solution: Lady Banks, Citrus Source
Butterflies: Plant It, They Will Come
Nature’s Magicians
Southwestern Neighbors
Swiss Chard: Versatile, Tasty and Nutritious
Pomegranates: Super Fruit for Texas
Much more!…


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Make Room for Melons

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Fowl in the Garden: Some Pros and Cons of Each

Opening Lines: Go Native, Bees That Is
Letters: Boycott Break, Parsley, Shade Cloth
Activity Checklist: May/June
Between Neighbors: Toughening Up
In Greg’s Garden: Let Me Introduce You
Texas Tough: Purple Heart
Weather: May/June
Seeds for Thought: Rooftop, Citrus Trees
Problem-Solution: Grub Control, Elephant Garlic
A Real Gardener
Rose Survived Katrina
Southeastern Neighbors
Trees for Health
Miss Figgy
Much more!…


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Second Season Veggies

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Specialty Garden Hoes

Opening Lines: Controlling Weeds, Garden Pests
Letters: Sins, Crapemyrtle
Activity Checklist: July/August
Between Neighbors: Mother’s Gardenias
In Greg’s Garden: Grannies’ Gardens
Texas Tough: Red Bird of Paradise
Weather: July/August
Seeds for Thought: Perils of Limited Selection, Lightning
Problem-Solution: Bulbine, Mystery Plant
Fall Planting Guidelines
Some Like It Hot
Herbs for Healthy Living
Grow Delicious Kohlrabi
Much more!…


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Poppin’ Up Poppies

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Lone Star Garlic

Opening Lines: Plant a Tree This Fall
Letters: Agave, Hoes
Activity Checklist: September/October
Between Neighbors: The Back Porch Garden
In Greg’s Garden: Raising Cane
Texas Tough: Coral Vine
Weather: September/October
Problem-Solution: Persimmon Drops, Spider Mites
Austin’s Restaurant Gardens
Cowtown’s Maple Heaven
Winter’s Tastiest Greens
The Blackberry Patch
Cute Iris Relatives
Much more!…


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The Apricot Challenge

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From Small Ideas, Big Projects Grow

Opening Lines: Rose Lovers Listen Up
Letters: Shakespeare, Two Step, Anoles
Activity Checklist: November/December
Between Neighbors: Summers Down on the Farm
In Greg’s Garden: Entranced by a Gardening Angel
Texas Tough: Copper Canyon Daisy
Weather: November/December
Problem-Solution: Mystery, Peas, Ants
Avoid the Risks of Limited Plant Selection
Hellebores for Late Winter Color
Bring Your Garden Indoors for the Holidays
Creating Urban Fruit Forests
Lillian’s Guide to Great Compost
Much more!…