Panhandle Wildfire Relief Resources

Are you looking to help the residents of the Texas Panhandle who sustained losses due to recent wildfires?
Please visit this page for livestock supply points and information on how to make a monetary donation. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service thanks you for your support of Texans.

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Landscaping

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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Texas Superstar Plants

Texas Superstar plants are specially recognized for superior performance in tough growing conditions in Texas.
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Landscaping

Publications

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

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

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

Texas Superstar plants are specially recognized for superior performance in tough growing conditions in Texas.

Program

Earth-Kind® Landscaping uses research-proven techniques to provide maximum garden and landscape enjoyment while preserving and protecting the environment.

Program

The Texas Master Gardener program trains and supports a network of volunteers to provide horticultural-related information within their communities.

Courses

Course

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.

Course

This course is intended for park and public works professionals, hourly workers, and volunteers.

Course

Once you finish this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion shows that you have completed the course, but does not qualify for continuing education credit, or CEU. A separate version of this course will be made available for CEU credit. Once the CEU version of the course is available, a link will be added here.

This course is intended for professional turfgrass parks and recreation managers, sports field managers, or landscaping specialists.

All Resources on Landscaping

  • Publication

    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.

  • Course

    This course is intended for park and public works professionals, hourly workers, and volunteers.

  • Course

    Once you finish this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion shows that you have completed the course, but does not qualify for continuing education credit, or CEU. A separate version of this course will be made available for CEU credit. Once the CEU version of the course is available, a link will be added here.

    This course is intended for professional turfgrass parks and recreation managers, sports field managers, or landscaping specialists.

  • Publication

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

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    This publication describes the importance of nitrogen‚ presence in a vineyard soil.

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    This publication discusses several strategies to the establishment and maintenance of St. Augustinegrass.

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    This publication serves as a guide for the usage of oak barrels in wine aging and production.

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    This publication provides information on the biology of the crapemyrtle bark scale, the damage it causes, and the chemical and mechanical methods of control.

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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. […]

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