Persimmon trees are small, easy to grow, and adapted to most of Texas. Their colorful fall foliage and attractive, bright-orange fruit make them excellent fruit trees to incorporate into the landscape. Persimmons are often the last fruit to ripen in the fall, welcoming in winter with delicious fruit that can be eaten fresh, dried, or used in baked goods. This factsheet instructs gardeners on the care of persimmon trees and provides one recipe that showcases persimmons. (2 pages)
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This 5-page publication explains the water needs for sorghum at different growth stages, the calculations to use to estimate its water requirements, and adjustments to make for rainfall and soil moisture.
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This publication explains how to use, store, handle, and dispose of pesticides properly.
This 4-week curriculum equips early childhood teachers with daily engaging lessons, group activities, and journal prompts to enrich your classroom while making learning fun!
Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! (LGEG) is the popular research-based, evidence-based curriculum project of the International Junior Master Gardener® Program. This course is primarily for elementary students. However, anyone is welcome to enroll and work through the virtual classroom materials at their own pace.
Today Master Gardeners are active in all 50 U.S. States and eight Canadian provinces. The heart of the Texas Master Gardener program is the dedicated, passionate volunteers who are willing to share their knowledge with anyone interested. 2019 Edition.