Tag Archive: plant

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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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 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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Apr 30 2013

Lone Star State: Courage, grace in West Texas

Last week, the small town of West, Texas suffered a terrible tragedy when an explosion at a fertilizer storage facility ripped through the community. Approximately 200 people were wounded, and at least 14 lost their lives. Among these are many of the volunteer first responders who bravely sacrificed their own lives in order to protect …

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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 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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Mar 17 2011

City seeking volunteers to help plant trees this Saturday

The City of Tyler and Mayor Barbara Bass are seeking volunteers to help plant more than 300 trees on Tree Tyler Day, Saturday, March 19, 2011. Residents interested in volunteering are asked to meet at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St., at 9 a.m. and enjoy free bagels before everyone teams up to plant …

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