July 23 2011 Timely Tips

GARDENING CALENDAR

TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE

BEXAR COUNTY BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ

July 23, 2011

Need help in deciding what seeds to plant in your fall vegetable garden? Utilize the vegetable selector at: http://www.plantanswers.com/Articles/GuideToRecVegVars.asp.

Transplant Extension recommended eggplant, peppers and tomatoes into prepared fall garden beds with drip irrigation.

Cut hardy perennial hibiscus, such as ‘Flare’, ‘Red River’, and ‘Moy Grande’, to the ground. This will rejuvenate them with spectacular fall blossoms. Increase their watering and fertility needs when new growth proceed.

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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