2019 Magazine Issues

2019 Issues of Texas Gardener Magazine


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Tomatoes: All Colors, All Sizes, All Texas

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Bountiful Blueberries

Opening Lines: Gardening Really Begins In January
Letters: Dogs, Lizards
Activity Checklist: January/February
Between Neighbors: True Love In The Rose Garden
Heirloom Seeds, Sprouting In Texas Libraries
In Greg’s Garden: Malignent Magenta
What’s That Bug? Imported Fire Ant
Ask Skip: Peaches, Condensation
Little Green Thumbs: Can A Weed Bring Joy?
Gardener’s Market
The Mushrrom Farm That’s Also A COmpost
Much more!…


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Purple Coneflowers for Cheery Summer Color

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Splendor in the Grass: Spring Lawn Care

Opening Lines: Planting Clown Seeds
Letters: Perfect Tomatoes, Malcolm Beck
Activity Checklist: March/April
Between Neighbors: From Düsseldorf to Orange
In Greg’s Garden: Old-Fashioned Petunias
What’s That Bug? Spotted Cucumber Beetle
Ask Skip: Styrofoam, Root-Knot Nematodes
The Small-Tree Fix
It’s Never Too Late to Do the Right Thing!
Garden Whimsy
Much more!…


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Ten Common Landscape Mistakes

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Hot Summer Color

Opening Lines: Here Comes the Sun — Cover Up!
Letters: Conference, Cucumbers
Activity Checklist: May/June
Between Neighbors: Our Best Neighbor
In Greg’s Garden: Rebel Elroy Emanis
What’s That Bug? Io Moth
Ask Skip: Squash, Indian Hawthorn
Beneficial Insects: Don’t Let Them Bug You
Designing Habitats for Texas Hummingbirds
You Can Eat That? Unusual Native Edibles
Much more!…


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Instead of Lawn

Dryland Farming: Minimum Water, Maximum Yield

Opening Lines: Almonds Every Day Makes the Water Go Away
Letters: Bouquets, Cattle Panels, Seed Savers
Activity Checklist: July/August
Between Neighbors: A Legacy of Gardening
In Greg’s Garden: Water Wise and Pond Foolish
What’s That Bug? Paper Wasps
Ask Skip: Fire Ants, Tomatoes
Water-Thrifty Lawns
Success with Succulents
Mulch Much for More Moisture
Fall Planning Guidelines
Much more!…


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Perfect Cole Crops for Texas Winters

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Make a Splash with Efficient Landscaping

Opening Lines: What’s Good for Plants is Good for People
Letters: Cucumbers, Planning Guide, Water
Activity Checklist: September/October
Between Neighbors: Cleaning Up the Iris Beds
In Greg’s Garden: Falling for Color
What’s That Bug? Texas Brown Tarantula
Ask Skip: Ligustrum, Sweet Potatoes
Beauty and Inspiration at the Tyler Rose Garden
Cool-Season Growing with Low Tunnels
Local Libations
From Bulbs to Blooms
Much more!…


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20 in 20: Outstanding Vegetable Varieties to Try in 2020

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Asian Persimmons: Beautiful, Tasty Treats

Opening Lines: Giving Thanks
Letters: Libations, Tunnels
Activity Checklist: November/December
Between Neighbors: Plants That Bite Back
In Greg’s Garden: The Perfect Pea
What’s That Bug? Spiders in Texas
Ask Skip: Holiday Plants, Citrus
Understanding Fertilizers
Urban Farmer
A Legacy of Earthworms
December’s Superstars
Something Fishy in La Marque
Much more!…