Horticulture Links

Looking for a prior link to Gardening/Lawn, Organic, Horticulture, Trees Fruits & Nuts, Pests/Insects or other horticulture links? Now find all those links on one page!

Gardening/ Nature Organizations

Hill Country Master Gardeners

Hill Country Master Naturalists

Gardening

Lawn

High Tunnel Specialty Crops

 Organic

Texas A&M Agrilife – Organic:  http://horttest.tamu.edu/organic/

Website has a lot of information on growing organic vegetables, farming, and gardening as well as raising cattle and poultry organically.

Using Compost for Erosion Control and Revegetation (pdf)

Non Traditional Soil Additives (pdf)

Land Application of Organic Fertilizers or Amendments (pdf)

Pests

Bats

Birds

Snakes

Squirrels/Moles/Gophers/Nutria/Armadillo

Insects

Ants

Termites

Mites

Flies

Kissing Bugs

Other insects:

Texas A&M Forest Service

Website has a great deal of information on how to identify a tree, how trees grow, and much much more.

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension – Fruit and Nut Fact Sheets

Website has a great deal of pdf publications available to the public at no cost.  Information is available from apples to walnuts and includes publications on pecans, grapes, and peaches.

Tree Fruits in the Texas Hill Country

Growing Tree Fruits At Home In The Texas Hill Country (pdf) – publication by Mr. John A. Lipe which discusses the site selection, planting, and maintenance of fruit trees such as peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, cherries, apples, pears, jujubes, persimmons, figs, olives, and pomegranates.

Peaches

Hill Country Fruit Council

Pomegranates (pdf)
Aggie Horticulture Fruit Page
Herbicide Mixing Guide (pdf)
Fruit & Nut Disease Control Products for Use in Texas (pdf)

Texas Chapter International Society of Arboriculture

Oak

Pecan

 

Additional publications can be found by visiting the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension online bookstore.  You can type in the topics that you are looking for in the search field.

 

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