July 24 2010 Timely Tips

GARDENING CALENDAR

TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE

BEXAR COUNTY  BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ

July 24, 2010

Protect ripening figs, grapes, pomegranates and other ripening fruits from bird damage with netting, inflatable snakes or owls.

For beautiful fall color, plant Marigold Mari-Mums now. These bloom a fabulous orange or yellow throughout the fall season from Halloween through Thanksgiving.

Prune out dead, diseased, or damaged wood from trees and shrubs.

Place orders for fall from seed catalogs for best selection.

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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