April 23 2011 Timely Tips

GARDENING CALENDAR

TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE

BEXAR COUNTY BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ

April 23, 2011

The newest Texas Superstar plant releases for 2011 include Pink Turk’s Cap, Angelonia Serena™ series, and “Baby’s Breath” Euphorbias. More information may be found at: http://texassuperstar.com/.

Tiff Blue is the only recommend blueberry for this part of the state. They should be grown in a large container, consisting of 80% Canadian peat moss and 20% planting sand.

Yellow butterfly vine would be an excellent add on to your landscape.

Early planted onions are ready to harvest when they begin flowering or when the green tops fall over. Pull them up and let them dry on the garden surface for two days before collecting them.

David Rodriguez is the County Extension Agent-Horticulture with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County. For more information, call the Master Gardener “Hotline” (210) 467-6575 or visit our County Extension website at https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu.

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