Category Archives: Vegetables

Potatoes, Onions, and Greens

Ag Biz News Column Chad Gulley County Extension Agent—Ag/NR Smith County Onions, Potatoes, and Greens                 February is a month in which many people begin planting onions, potatoes, and greens in their garden.  Soil preparation is important and it is recommended to turn the soil to a depth of 8-12 inches.  A soil test on your garden area is important as it will tell what nutrients are present or lacking and at what concentrations.  Soil tests should be performed well in advance of planting the home garden. Onions… Read More →

Annual East Texas Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Conference

2012 East Texas Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Conference Annual East Texas Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Conference February 28, 2012 Tyler Rose Garden Center 3 CEU’s

Home Gardens Grow in Popularity

                Ag Biz News Column By: Chad Gulley County Extension Agent–Ag/NR Smith County The Home Garden  The home garden continues to grow in popularity.   Large or small, the rewards for many folks are satisfying.  Today, gardens are planted in containers on the patio, in flower beds, and in the traditional field.  For many people, a sense of accomplishment is achieved when their gardens grow and produce fresh, healthy vegetables right in their own backyards. Home gardens can be a successful venture if you follow the… Read More →