Tag Archive: garden

Jan 24 2012

Green seminar slated

The Community Garden Network has scheduled free gardening workshops for Friday February 3 and Saturday, February 4.  Lubbock’s Ken Hargescheimer will teach the seminars from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00  p.m. Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday.  Both will be held at the First Baptist ROC at Green and South Streets. Hargescheimer has …

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Jan 24 2012

Early Childhood students help “Keep Tyler Beautiful”

Preschoolers rolled up their sleeves and helped plant daffodil bulbs at the St. Louis Early Childhood Center Thursday morning. The school started its gardening project last year when it partnered with Keep Tyler Beautiful. “Today students got the opportunity to learn outside the classroom,” Head Start Director Gloria Bell said. “The children worked on their …

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Jun 15 2011

Gardening questions

By Dennis Smith Spring and summer brings an abundance of questions to the Extension office concerning gardening problems. Squash and Tomatoes are two of the most popular crops grown by East Texas Gardeners. Following are some of the common problems and possible gardening solutions you may be encountering. Q. Why won’t my squash set fruit …

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Jun 07 2011

Blossom-end rot of tomatoes

It is that time of year when many gardeners are beginning to harvest great tasting vegetables.   It can also be a stressful time because of the many insect and disease problems that we may have to deal with.  It is very frustrating when we reach for that tomato that we have been watching develop and …

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May 18 2011

Garden checklist for May

The hot weather last week is a good reminder that summer is quickly approaching.  There is still time to complete some gardening chores in the landscape before the hot weather comes to stay.  Following are some reminders of tasks that we should be completing in May. • It is not too late to sow directly …

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Apr 28 2011

Leadership Class, the Arc celebrate project

Leadership Longview graduating class of 2010-2011 recently finished their class project at the Arc of Gregg County. The Class took an overgrown backyard and turned it into a vegetable, herb and flower garden. In addition, they built a patio for those who cannot work in the dirt to sit and enjoy the beauty and bounty …

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