TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE
BEXAR COUNTY BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ
July 10, 2010
Plant medium-fruited heat setting tomato varieties for the fall season which have the greatest chance for fruit set before the first expected frost date.
If you can get to them and if it is convenient, take out crape myrtle bloom spikes when half their flowers have lost their color.
Turk’s cap and Shrimp plant are first-class blooming plants that attract hummingbirds and grow in light shade.
Galls may be widespread on oak leaves. The round balls, about the size of BB’s, protect eggs of small wasps. They do not harm the trees, and are often beneficial; no treatment is necessary.
David Rodriguez is the County Extension Agent-Horticulture with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County. For more information, call the Master Ga