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Watering your Plants

Arely Avitia (FloraFest 2023)
Red Hot Tecoma.
"A stunning compact variety - with lightly fragant, fiery crimson-colored, trumpet-shaped blooms. This heat and sun-loving shrub explodes with warm color from spring until the first frost. Self-cleaning, and rarely sets seed pods. Easy to grow in the landscape or in containers." For more information about UTEP's Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, click here.

On this week’s show, Denise, John, and Jan offer tips on how to properly water your plants. As the hot summer weather approaches, John will inform you of what you need to do and what to avoid, such as over-watering, while properly watering. They will also discuss tips for properly taking care of your plants such as containing the right soil, purchasing the right tools, and artificial turf for your garden.

The Master Gardener program is a docent-training program and the selection process for inclusion is based on the ability and the willingness of the applicant to share with the community what they have learned. Their purpose is to extend Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s educational programs in the areas of horticulture, gardening, and small-scale food production through the participation of certified Master Gardener volunteers.

For more information visit the El Paso County Master Gardner’s website for questions, tips, and upcoming calendar events.

This show originally aired on May 20, 2023