LYNN RAWE, COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT – HORTICULTURE
TEXAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
April 9, 2005
- For early color, shop for annual bedding plants like ageratums, cockscombs, begonias, coreopsis, cosmos, marigolds, petunias, phlox, portulacas, salvias, sweet alyssums, and zinnias.
- Try growing a culinary herb garden, or mix herbs into your flower garden. Look for basil, chives, cilantro (coriander), dill, lemon grass, parsley, marjoram, mints, rosemary, sage, thyme, etc.
- Mow your Asiatic jasmine at the highest level on your mower to encourage a new growth of leaves.
- Continue to mow/mulch fallen leaves into the lawn to improvement the condition of the soil.