Agrilife Extension Resources

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.

Related Departments: Horticultural Sciences, Soil and Crop Sciences

 

 

 

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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.

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    Grasses are one of Texas’ most valuable natural resources and this publication gives you information on where to find grasses and identify them.

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    It is important to select a turfgrass species that is adapted to the climate in your area and to the conditions of the site where it will be planted.

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    This publication explains the steps involved in successfully establishing turfgrass on any site, whether it is a lawn or sports turf.

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    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.

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    Turfgrasses are vital to landscapes, athletic fields, and golf courses; they enhance our quality of life.

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    The significance of boron to plants is covered in this fact sheet.

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    This brochure explains GAPs and offers tips on how consumers can help keep food safe.

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    Several water lily-like species are native to Texas and can be found in lakes, ponds, pools, ditches, and slow streams. Most of these species are commonly confused with one another, even though they are distinguishable with a few key characteristics. (4 pages)

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    Aquaponics is a two-crop agricultural system consisting of: Vegetables or herbs and Fish, with each’ crop’ playing a unique role. To create maximum production, sustainability, and economic viability, the fish must be treated as a commercial crop and must be sold to generate income. In this model, fish are fed to achieve a marketable size. […]