TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE
BEXAR COUNTY BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ
February 6, 2010
A simple way in conserving water is simply checking irrigation systems for proper performance. Run each station, and look for abnormalities. Call a licensed irrigation contractor to fix problems.
Keep winter weeds in check by grubbing, hand pulling or mowing.
Pre-emergent herbicides applied now through early March will help minimize the germination of unwanted spring and summer weeds.
Enhance your culinary desires by transplanting cold-tolerant herbs, such as chives, cilantro, dill, fennel, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage and thyme.
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 http://bexar-tx.tamu.edu.