2017 Magazine Issues

2017 Issues of Texas Gardener Magazine


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The Poppies of Castroville

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Workhorse Vines for Texas Gardens

Opening Lines: “Shareloom” Okra
Letters: Rain Lilies, Daddy‘s Rose
Activity Checklist: January/February
Between Neighbors: Remembrance of Flowers Past
In Greg’s Garden: The Story of the Gig‘em Bonnet
Texas Tough: Pale-Leaf Yucca
Problem-Solution: Palo Verde, Sweet-Potato Slips
Heirloom Tomatoes
Spring Planting Guide
Water Gardens Bring New Life to the Landscape
Nativars: Quirks in the Garden
Much more!…


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The Butterfly Gardens of Oleander Acres

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Save That Rain!

Opening Lines: Inside Austin Gardens Tour
Letters: Okra,Okra,Okra
Activity Checklist: March/April
Between Neighbors: My English Garden
In Greg’s Garden: Petunias from the Past
Texas Tough: Rock Rose
Problem-Solution: Garden Warming, Tomato Confusion
Growing a Healing Garden
Our Trees in Drought
Fruiting Vines for Texas Landscapes
Much more!…


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Mango Mania at Los Fresnos

Opening Lines: Pumpkin Time in Texas
Letters: Culinary Poppies, Showy for Shady
Activity Checklist: May/June
Between Neighbors: The Garden Fairy
In Greg’s Garden: Gardening Is for the Birds
Texas Tough: Mexican Feather Grass
Problem-Solution: Mystery Plant, Gardening Events
The Texas Tech Landscape: A South-Plains Oasis
Tropical and Annual Vines for Texas Landscapes
Rugged Yucca (Bear-Grass)
Much more!…


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Tired of Turf? Try Sedge Instead

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The Garden Keeper:
How One Woman Transformed a Basketball Court into a Garden

Opening Lines: Summertime Checklist
Letters: Caterpillars, Birds, Tomatoes
Activity Checklist: July/August
Between Neighbors: Something Lost
In Greg’s Garden: Say It Ain’t So
Texas Tough: Zexmenia
Problem-Solution: Trumpet Vines, Petunias
Growing Cool-Season Transplants
Fall Planting Guidelines
Field Trials Identify Top Tomatoes
Growing Blue Under You
Handling Quirky Live-Oak Sprouts
Blackberries in Texas
Much more!…


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The Poop on Poo

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Kiwifruit: Beautiful Vine, Fruit Show Promise for Texas

Opening Lines: “The Only Good Snake Is a Dead Snake!”
Letters: Cemetery, Heirloom, Tropical
Activity Checklist: September/October
Between Neighbors: The Prisoner’s Garden
In Greg’s Garden: Mary Beth Hagood, A Gardener’s Gardener
Texas Tough: Tall Cigar Plant
Problem-Solution: Blackberry, ‘Rosborough’
Asian Greens
Monster Spinach to the Rescue
The Secret to Butterfly Heaven!
Try Tough, Yet Exquisite Broad-Spectrum Cacti
Much more!…


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Hermann Park: A Magical Place for Gardeners

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Cynthia Mueller: Her Name May Be Unfamiliar, But Her Work Is Not

Opening Lines: Random Thoughts
Letters: Bark Scale, Blackgum
Activity Checklist: November/December
Between Neighbors: Cats and the Art of Cloning Roses
In Greg’s Garden: Puff, the Magic Dragon
Texas Tough: Dwarf Southern Magnolias
Problem-Solution: Zinnias, Seedlings
Gardening in the Golden Years
New Texas Superstar Introduces: ‘Victoria Red’ Grapes
Plant Propagation: Fun Skills for the Serious Gardener
Ornamental Rosemary: More Versatility for a Resilient Favorite
Much more!…