Texas Urban Landscape Guide
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The Texas Urban Landscape Guide is a resource of science-based information related to the design, installation and maintenance of WaterWise landscapes for the principal plant adaptability regions in Texas.
Beautiful landscapes and wise water management go together. Good horticultural practice includes putting the right plant in the right place, and providing only the minimum inputs such as water and fertilizer.
This website is a supplement to the Best Management Practices Manual produced by the Texas Water Conservation Task Force. This resource also provides consumers and property managers helpful information about implementing wise water management practices on their property.
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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.
This publication explains the steps involved in successfully establishing turfgrass on any site, whether it is a lawn or sports turf.
This factsheet discusses causes of turf loss, including take-all root rot, and repair practices.
Grasses are one of Texas’ most valuable natural resources and this publication gives you information on where to find grasses and identify them.
This online course will enable land managers to select and restore the best grasses for their goals. Objectives:select plants native to Texas;explain biological characteristics of relevant grasses;describe soil factors;predict vegetation based on ecoregions;select seeds;prepare your seedbed;determine proper planting times;acquire necessary equipment;manage grasses once planted.
This publication explains how rainwater harvesting landscape methods can save consumers money, reduce the demand for potable water, use water efficiently, and reduce flooding, erosion and surface water contamination.