Barbara Storz

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Garden View: Fall container gardens say ‘Welcome’

Cooler weather means fall holidays and events are on the horizon. Container gardens at the entry to your home are a great way to...

Garden View: Chives: Easy to grow and healthy, too

Chives are a perennial member of the Onion family and are native to North America and Eurasia. Onion chives, which have tubular leaves similar...

Garden View: Plants designed for summer survival

South Texas heat can be brutal on plants and protecting our trees, shrubs and garden plants from the heat and drying winds is a...

Garden View: Moringa plants offer a variety of health benefits

The moringa tree, moringa oleifera, originates from tropical and sub-tropical areas of southern Asia, especially India. Moringa has been utilized as a medicinal herb...

Garden View: There are many reasons to garden

Gardening is a great way to connect with nature and to unwind and relax. It can also be enjoyed alone or with family. Research...

Garden View: The importance of trees

Recently, I asked listeners on my radio show how we could — as individuals — reduce our carbon footprint. Our recent celebration of Earth...

Garden View: Manage weeds early for a better gardening experience

Starting a new garden bed? Before buying plants, before tilling the soil, begin with weed management. Weeds can be any unwanted plant, including Bermuda...

Take a tomato taste test Saturday at the farmers market

It takes a scientist about six years to develop a new variety of tomato. During this time, tomatoes are crossed and grown in multiple seasons....