We offer landscaping education, workshops and instruction ranging from what trees, plants and grasses work best in various landscape designs to front and backyard landscaping ideas. From native landscaping to xeriscapes and reduction of water usage, Texans have a range of resources designed for all yards across the state.
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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.
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.
Turfgrasses are vital to landscapes, athletic fields, and golf courses; they enhance our quality of life.