Vegetables

To show several winter greens growing in the garden.

Fall and Winter Vegetable Gardening in Texas

A selection of vegetables that grow well during the winter in Texas. The entry for each vegetable includes: the best time to plant, the best varieties, and the temperature at which the plant should be covered for extra warmth.

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Persian cucumbers ready to harvest

Growing Cucumbers in Texas

How to successfully grow cucumbers in Texas. The best trellises for cucumbers and when to harvest. Persian and English Cucumbers are specifically discussed.

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Dwarf Blue Curled kale in a wash tub

Growing Kale in Texas

How to successfully grow kale in Texas. How to plant, harvest and cook kale. Different varieties of kale are discussed and the best season to plant them in Texas.

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Parsnips

Growing Parsnips in Texas

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.

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A closeup of English Thyme. Thyme is another herb that is used at Thanksgiving. Use it fresh or dry. If using it fresh, use 3 times the dry amount. Thyme prefers a sunny location and forms a 6 to 8 inch evergreen spreading carpet. It is also a pollinator plant that blooms in mid-spring.

A closeup of English Thyme. Thyme is another herb that is used at Thanksgiving. Use it fresh or dry. If using it fresh, use 3 times the dry amount. Thyme prefers a sunny location and forms a 6 to 8 inch evergreen spreading carpet. It is also a pollinator plant that blooms in mid-spring. ...

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Sage is one of the herbs of Thanksgiving. It stays green year-round and loves a sunny, well-drained spot.

Sage is one of the herbs of Thanksgiving. It stays green year-round and loves a sunny, well-drained spot. ...

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Rooting a couple of rosemary sprigs. These will make nicely formed rosemary bushes. Rosemary cuttings can also be rooted in horticultural vermiculite. Once they develop a good root system, they can be planted in soil.

Rooting a couple of rosemary sprigs. These will make nicely formed rosemary bushes. Rosemary cuttings can also be rooted in horticultural vermiculite. Once they develop a good root system, they can be planted in soil. ...

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A tiny fig remains on the fig tree after all the leaves fell in the fall.

A tiny fig remains on the fig tree after all the leaves fell in the fall. ...

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Pretty veins on the underside of a Purple Lady Bok Choy leaf.

Pretty veins on the underside of a Purple Lady Bok Choy leaf. ...

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