Soil

Discussions about the impact some agents have on soil as well as soil composition.

Storage humidity of Onions

June 4, 2019
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In Texas, Onions are the #1 farm commodity sold as far as total gross $ sales. Onions require ideal growing conditions as far as soil moisture, soil quality and soil…

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N. broussonetii bulb

May 7, 2019
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Narcissus broussonetii bulb

I thought some might enjoy this photo of a Narcissus broussonetii bulb I recently unpotted. It had just two, large, fleshy roots with rough horizontal ridges along the length. I…

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USDA Soil Survey

September 13, 2018
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Americans in the group will be interested in this free soil survey sponsored by the USDA. The USDA has been surveying the soil in this country for over 100 years,…

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Any other tips for novice daffodil grooming??

March 1, 2018
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I sent the following to our Texas Daffodil membership this morning. Any other thoughts to help new/novice daffodil exhibitors that may only have a few varieties even in bud after…

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Sent to my Texas Master Gardeners

February 15, 2018
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This was a quickie post I made to our MG group. We have about 83 active members, 12 new students going through 60 hours of training, then 50 hours of…

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Paper Whites & Alcohol

December 18, 2017
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Brent Heath will tell you if you want a pot of daffodils to have short foliage and shorter sturdier bloom stalks that you need more bright light. Growing pots indoors…

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