March 4 2006 Timely Tips

GARDENING CALENDAR

TEXAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

BEXAR COUNTY

MARCH 4, 2006

  • Start regular spray fungicide program on roses, pecans, and fruit trees.
  • Finish pruning evergreen shrubs (wait on spring-flowering shrubs).
  • Consider planting dwarf fruit trees such as peaches or nectarines in large,
  • ½ size whiskey barrels.
  • Pot up tomato transplants now in large, black nursery containers; look for the new ‘Solar Fire’ tomato.
  • Set out petunia and salvia transplants in sunny, well-drained locations.
  • Visit your local nursery, and purchase the new SAWS Landscape Maintenance Guide, which will help provide 12 months of color in your landscape.

David Rodriguez is County Extension Agent-Horticulture with Texas Cooperative Extension in Bexar County. For more information, call (210) 467-6575 or visit our County Extension website at https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu

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