Better Gardening through Science

Texas Superstar® Plants

Logo for Texas Superstar Plant Program.

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 […]

Introduction to Rain Water Harvesting

Rain barrel with downspout. Benoit Rochon,  CC BY 3.0

Introduction to Rain Water Harvesting Watershed basics, simple and complex systems,how to calculate your capture volume, storage, usage and maintenance.

Drip Irrigation

Part of a drip irrigation system. Photo: Bruce Dupree, ACES,  CC0 1.0/

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

Participants work on their rain barrels at the 2009 rain barrel workshop. Photo: KCMGA.

Making a Rain Barrel How to build and maintain your rain barrel. Tools required, filters, how to install a hose bib.

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