November 13 2010 Timely Tips

GARDENING CALENDAR

TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE

BEXAR COUNTY BY DAVID RODRIGUEZ

November 13, 2010

Drain gasoline on idle power tools for the winter by running the engine until fuel in the carburetor is used up.

Drain and store garden hoses and watering equipment in a readily accessible location. The lawn and plants may need water during a prolonged dry spell.

Protect your lawn from excessive winter damage by providing irrigation during dry periods. This would include a deep watering once or twice a month, if we do not receive any significant rainfalls.

Winter berrying plants, such as hollies, may be pruned now while they can be enjoyed as cut material inside the house.

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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