2011 Magazine Issues

2011 Issues of Texas Gardener Magazine


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Osth Farm: It’s a Family Affair

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The Art of Pruning Fruit Trees

Opening Lines: Gardening Follies
Letters: Kudos, Greens, Lacey Oak
Activity Checklist: January/February
Between Neighbors: The Intrepid Gardener
In Greg’s Garden: When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
Texas Tough: ‘Old Blush’ Rose
Problem-Solution: Beans, Bananas, Tomatoes
Flowering Stones
Spring Planting Guide
Orchids Anyone Can Grow
Have Your Best Garden Ever
Much more!…


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The Last Piece of the Puzzle

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Weed Free Organically

Opening Lines: The People’s Gardener
Letters: Blue Basil, In Greg’s Garden, Broccoli
Activity Checklist: March/April
Between Neighbors: Behind the Times
In Greg’s Garden: Out of Africa
Texas Tough: ‘Laura Bush’ Petunia
Problem-Solution: Rye, Grasshoppers, Sumac
Successful Sweet Corn
Bee-Plus Herb Gardens
Green Flowers
Persimmons for Texas
Much more!…


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Preserving Tomatoes

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Sizzling Annuals for Texas Summers

Opening Lines: Mutiny of the Bounty
Letters: Bees, People’s Gardener
Activity Checklist: May/June
Between Neighbors: Roses in the Desert
In Greg’s Garden: My Prairie Home Companions
Texas Tough: Red Yucca
Problem-Solution: Irises, Vinegar, Tomatoes
Easy-to-Grow Southern Peas
Sensational Salvia!
The Joy of Growing Citrus North of the Valley
Growing Culinary Ginger
How to Make Compost Tea
Much more!…


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Going Green With Leftovers

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Lemon Herbs Add Zest

Opening Lines: Every Drought Has a Silver Lining
Letters: Inspirational, Chinaberry
Activity Checklist: July/August
Between Neighbors: Dumpster Diving for Gardeners
In Greg’s Garden: Bald Is Beautiful
Texas Tough: Mexican Honeysuckle
Problem-Solution: Buddha’s Hand, Sapphire Dragon
Root Crops: Dig Deeper
Solanums: More Than Eggplants and Potatoes
The Nymphs of San Angelo
Four Options for Fall Tomatoes
Ripening Tips for Gardeners
Much more!…


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Repeat-Blooming Beard Iris

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Salad: Take the Bland Out

Opening Lines: The Whole Poop and Nothing but the Poop
Letters: Potato Vine, Container Garden
Activity Checklist: September/October
Between Neighbors: What about Bob?
In Greg’s Garden: The Art of Gardening
Texas Tough: Rose ‘Carefree Beauty’
Problem-Solution: Rhubarb, Squash, Beans
Bigger, Better Onions
Potager: A Funny Name for a Serious Garden
Preserving Your Herbal Harvest
Bananas over Texas
Much more!…


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Flowers for Profit: Growing Fresh Cut Flowers for Fun and Profit

How the HOA Was Won: The Story of My Grass-Free Yard

Opening Lines: The Summer I Stopped Drinking Coffee
Letters: Photo, Onion Seed, Larkspur
Activity Checklist: November/December
Between Neighbors: Five Lessons from an Unsuccessful Texas Vegetable Gardener
In Greg’s Garden: Who’s Your Daddy and Where Are You From?
Texas Tough: St. Joseph’s Lily
Problem-Solution: Texas Plants, Cucumdew, Roundup
Up with Asparagus
High-Voltage ‘Violets’
Amarillo Botanical Gardens
Worm Ranching: Vermiculture 101
Much more!…