How to grow bushier flower plants with more blossoms by removing the first flower bud or couple of buds and spent blooms. This works well for flowers that tend to grow long and lanky such as zinnias and chrysanthemums.
A method for increasing the success rate of growing transplants of plants that have very small seeds that are not as easy to grow in the open garden. This method increases the chance of more plants germinating, gives the plants a good start away from pests on the ground, and provides a back-stock for replacement plants and extras for gifts.
How to grow new roots on seedlings and other plants that have been felled from their roots by pests, weather, animals or other trauma.
How to successfully grow parsnips in Texas. How to plant, grow, and harvest parsnips. Parsnips grow well as a fall-winter crop in Texas and are quite hardy through through our mild Texas winters.
Ideas for how to help protect your tomatoes from the birds in Texas.
How to successfully grow and harvest Cherokee Blue Mustard or any mustard green in Texas. How to grow mustard for seeds is also discussed.
How to grow Thyme transplants from root divisions, or by rooting in water are discussed. How to plant, harvest and use Thyme in cooking.
Tomato and pepper varieties that grow well in North Texas are discussed.