Tag Archive: grow

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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Sep 17 2013

Soil testing deadline extended

The deadline for the Gregg/Upshur County Soil Test Drive has been extended to Fri., Sept. 20, 2013 to allow gardeners and forage producers’ ample opportunity to turn in samples of their soil(s) for fertility analysis. The Gregg/Upshur Soil and Water Conservation District has graciously teamed up with the Gregg County A&M AgriLife Extension Service for …

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May 22 2012

Learn at lunch slated

The Gregg County Master Gardeners, Learn at Lunch program, will be Wednesday, June 13.  Anne Brown, Smith County Master Gardener, will present a program on “Growing and Caring for Roses”. The program will be held at the Gregg County Extension Auditorium, 405 E. Marshall in Longview, noon to 1:00 pm. Ms. Brown is the Coordinator …

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Jul 13 2011

Living green when everything is turning brown: tips to help your trees survive a drought

By Holly Huffman You’ve listened to the experts, taken classes and done everything from mulching to spraying to soaking to standing on your head. You might have even done a rain dance. And still, your tree — your pride and joy — looks like it might just be on its last leaf. Drought can truly …

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