GARDEN VIEW: Vegetables that build the immune system

The current pandemic has put the spotlight on the importance of building our immune systems to fight disease. Vitamins and minerals found in vegetables...

GARDEN VIEW: Prevention is key to garden success

The heat is blazing, but now is the time to be thinking about that fall vegetable garden so I wanted to share some insights...

GARDEN VIEW: Growing a pizza patch

Need a school science project? A vegetable garden offers plenty of opportunity to study plant growth, soils, and water relationships, or test different fertilizers. Growing...

GARDEN VIEW: Anacuas: A history lesson

If you’ve noticed some trees around town that look like they’re covered in snow, those are anauca trees. They are putting on an especially...

GARDEN VIEW: Tips for starting a cut flower garden

One of my biggest pleasures as a child was bringing flowers from our garden to neighbors who were home bound. My grandmother had a...

GARDEN VIEW: Online Master Gardener Training to begin in September

Texas A& M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Master Gardener Association are excited to bring a new online training format to interested gardeners...

Garden View: Caring for Ixora: Help yours look their best

I often exchange gardening columns with Cameron Co. Master Gardener Lori Murray, who writes for the Valley Morning Star. This week, I wanted to...

GARDEN VIEW: Gardening can grow happiness, reduce anxiety

I always enjoy working in my garden and nothing can put my busy mind to rest like pruning and weeding. The combination of connecting...

GARDEN VIEW: Herbal teas: refreshing and tasty

Herb gardens are in their glory right now in the Rio Grande Valley, especially those herbs that thrive in tropical and subtropical regions, like...

Garden View: Companion Planting

At this time, with so many people working together, and apart, to overcome challenges brought on by the coronavirus, I am inspired to introduce...