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Create a fairy garden

April 12, 2014

We all need a little magic and whimsy in our gardens.

With the mix of materials available to gardeners today, landscapes need not be boring.

They may, in fact, be fanciful – at least in part.

Certainly elaborate, water-consuming landscapes are not wise, given today’s dry conditions.

Rather than restricting us, however, the drought is forcing gardeners to be more resourceful and creative.Read the rest

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Growing, cooking with herbs

March 29, 2014
Growing, cooking with herbs

Lake Granbury Master Gardeners (LGMG) will present a program on growing, harvesting and using herbs Tuesday evening, April 22, from 6:30 to 8 in Annex I, 1410 W. Pearl St.

During the program, “Learning To Cook With Herbs,” attendees will be instructed in the basics of tending herbs that are useful in the kitchen.

Attendees will learn cooking tips and techniques and leave the program with recipes.Read the rest

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Inspect trees for damage

March 29, 2014

Mother Nature has dealt a cruel hand to our landscapes.

Trees, in particular, suffered from drought, high heat and extreme cold weather in the past few years.

Some died, while others barely held on to life.

It has been a tough time to be a tree.

With the advent of spring, trees should be inspected for damage. Quick action could save trees.Read the rest

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Master Gardeners to host plant sale today

March 29, 2014

Lake Granbury Master Gardeners (LGMG) will host a plant sale today (Saturday) from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the parking lot next to the group’s Demonstration and Education Garden behind Annex I, 1410 W. Pearl St.

Heat- and drought-tolerant species will comprise most of the plants.

Included will be a large variety of perennials, succulents, grasses, herbs and vegetables.

Master Gardeners will be on site to answer horticultural questions, and the Demonstration Garden will be open for touring.Read the rest

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