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Calvin Finch June Q&A

Our zoysia grass is a bit off color and has clumps of powdery, rust-colored material clinging to the grass blades. Do you know what is wrong with it?  Sometimes zoysia grass is infected with…

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Calvin Finch June Q&A

June 11, 2105:

Tell us again about the two-step strategy to control fire ants. They seem to be especially visible and vicious this year.   Fire ant populations increase when plenty of moisture is available in…

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Fresh herbs are one of the greatest ways to increase the taste of your food healthfully. I often toss whatever leafy herbs are hand liberally into a salad to add unexpected variations in flavor…

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Satsuma plant in a pot

COLLEGE STATION – Satsuma Arctic Frost has been named a Texas Superstar plant by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturists.

Arctic Frost is the most cold-hardy satsuma hybrid tested so…

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Calvin Finch Spring Q&A

My St. Augustine lawn is not as thick as it once was. The trees have grown larger, and it is shadier. What can I do to make the lawn thicker?  If shade is causing…

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Calvin Finch Spring Q&A

I can’t believe all the slugs and snails this spring. The baits are effective, but a while back you also offered an idea for beer traps. Tell us again how that works. Slugs, snails and…

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Flowers arriving at Milbergers

Shipments of new roses in stock arrives at Milberger’s Nursery this week: healthy, well rooted and just in time for Mother’s Day.  Now 30% Off. New shipments just arrived includes modern floribundas, grandifloras, climbers,…

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Calvin Finch May Q&A

What is the best grass for a tree-rich sandy soil? Will Zoysia work? Is sand acidic or alkaline? Will it help to incorporate leaves into the sand? Zoysia has some shade tolerance, but it…

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Garden Tasks
May 7, 2015

  • The soil and air are now warm enough for Bermuda grass and buffalo grass seed to germinate.
  • With all the rain, compost piles have high moisture levels. To encourage the…
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May Hortibull

There is still time to plant tomato, eggplant and pepper transplants, but plant okra and Southern peas by seed. Southern peas are a good cover crop. They grow quickly and cover a large piece…

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