Crop Selection What types of vegetables to grow in your garden, what do you like to eat? Cool season crops vs. warm season crops, how to select cultivars for your area.
Choosing a Garden Site How to select a garden site, what to try and avoid. What plants require the maximum amount of sunlight, what plants can tolerate some shade, garden […]
Bed Preparation Advantages and disadvantages of raised beds, permanent beds, mulching in vegetable gardens. Trench composting.
Beekeeping for Beginners How to get started keeping bees and harvesting honey.
Texas Superstar® Plants Texas Superstar® plants are tested and selected for superstar performance in the Texas Landscape. This program discusses the Texas SuperStar® program, explains which plants are Texas Superstars […]
Gardening Made Easier An overview of the many tools and techniques that can make gardening easier for older adults and those with physical limitations.
Introduction to Rain Water Harvesting Watershed basics, simple and complex systems,how to calculate your capture volume, storage, usage and maintenance.
Drip Irrigation Basics How to design and select the proper drip irrigation equipment, how to connect to your house water system, how to use rain water. The different controllers, timers […]
Making a Rain Barrel How to build and maintain your rain barrel. Tools required, filters, how to install a hose bib.
Composting What is composting, benefits of composting, backyard composting, how to build a compost bin, composting materials (good and bad), using your compost, testing your compost.