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.
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.
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.