Lower South

January, 2014
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Backyard Gardening Series: Growing Pecans
On Tuesday, January 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dr. Larry A. Stein, Professor & Extension Horticulturist, Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Service, will be present a short history on Texas pecans: the different varieties of seedlings, to use bare root or container grown, where to plant your pecan tree, how to plant your tree, and which pecan tree is best for your area. This will be a fabulous educational opportunity for both homeowners and small acreage producers. The lecture will be presented in Suite 208 of the AgriLife Extension office for Bexar County, located in the Conroy Square office complex, 3355 Cherry Ridge Drive, San Antonio, TX. For more information, go to http://calendar.tamu.edu/?calendar_id=771&y=2014&m=01&d=21&eventdatetime_id=18307&.

Web Finds

Learn before you cut. Follow Proper Pruning Techniques, from the Texas AgriLife Extension, covers basic pruning how-to as well as a the specifics of pruning deciduous and evergreen trees, shrubs, vines, groundcovers and roses.

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