Tag Archive: gardening

Sep 04 2014

Back to Earth: Home Depot Goes to School

It is back to school and back to Earth at Southward Elementary school. The 5th grade Green Team Pirates and their teachers are excited to start the new school year incorporating gardening, recycling, and beautification into their curriculum. As a matter of fact, this past year, the school had a vegetable garden. The principal Dr. …

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Oct 04 2013

Local congregations sow seeds of hope

Wesley United Methodist Church, Greggton United Methodist Church, First Gladewater United Methodist Church, Newgate Mission, Longview Community Garden Network, and the Friends of the South Longview Community have come together to bless and work the land for our Lord. Wesley-McCabe Pastor Virginia Wall, expressed thanks and gratitude to all who attended, and then turned over …

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Sep 28 2013

Bossing the poor around:How about a bill banning soda sales at the House of Representatives’ cafeterias?

I spent a few months on food stamps this year. As a single woman in San Diego, I qualified for $70 a month — less than a dollar per meal. But I’m lucky and I’m unusual because many of my friends are farmers and gardeners and I know how to forage wild foods. Determined to …

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May 31 2013

Master Gardeners set

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, June 12. Carole Ramke, member of Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, will be the speaker. Why Garden Organically? will be the topic of her program. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon …

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May 06 2013

Master Gardeners blooming May 8

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, May 8. Lisa Egner, owner and operated of Texas Heritage Gardens, Linden, TX, will be the speaker. For information and directions to the Lisa’s garden, call 903-738-5120 or e-mail: daylilylady12@gmail.com. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. …

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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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