Hunt County Master Gardeners

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Hunt County Master Gardener Stephanie Suesan Smith tells us that the Master Gardeners will accept entries in the annual horticulture contest at the Hunt County Fair from 4-6 p.m.

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Hunt County Master Gardener Stephanie Suesan Smith says late March and early April is the time to plant summer garden plants such as tomatoes, peppers, squash and others.  Stephanie says some winter season vegetables may have been lost to the recent snow, but if gardeners act immediately, there might still be time to replant snow peas, lettuce, turnips and other cold-season crops.  Stephanie also provides some tips on success for hanging baskets.

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Hunt County Master Gardener Stephanie Suesan Smith says now is the time to prune rose bushes, at least the ones that bloom several times from spring to fall.  Climbing roses and others that bloom only once should not be pruned until after they bloom, Stephanie says.  Also, the deadline to register for a landscape design class starting March 3rd is this Friday, February 20.

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Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith, Hunt County Master Gardener, says January is time to start planting early spring crops such as onions, and preparing the soil for other gardening activities.  Also, a landscape design class begins March 3, sponsored by the Hunt County Agrilife Extension service, and the extension service is now taking applications for people who would like to train to become master gardeners.

Hunt County Master Gardener Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith says it's time to start getting gardens ready for the winter.  The Master Gardeners, Hunt County Agrilife Extension and the W. Walworth Harrison Public Library present "The Art of Gardening: Goblins in the Garden" at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Outdoor Learning Center, 2311 Washington Street in Greenville.

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Hunt County Master Gardener Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith says it's time to start fall gardens.  Stephanie says it's possible to feed a family for a year on the fruits and vegetables you can grow on a quarter-acre plot.  And she says it's also time to plant fall perennial flowering plants and, by the end of the month, wildflowers.

Hunt County Master Gardener Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith says its time now to plant fall garden crops, such as corn, beans, cucumbers, okra and pumpkins.  In September, it will be time to plant perennial flowering plants that will come back in the spring.

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Hunt County Master Gardener Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith says young grasshoppers are starting to appear in Northeast Texas.  She recommends treating with Nolo bait.  And Stephanie says if you plant fall gardens from seed, it's time to get those plants started.

Hunt County Master Gardener Dr. Stephanie Suesan Smith says she has a vegetable garden that's only 4 feet by 8 feet in size.  We discuss the Master Gardener program and some tips for getting started.