Horticulturist and Links

Hot Horticulture Topics and Resources

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

  • Aggie Horticulture
    A resource for research-based home and commercial horticulture, with FAQ sheets and articles from vegetable to fruit and ornamental plants
  • Earthkind® publications
    A resource for a variety of environmentally friendly practices ranging from design considerations to irrigation
  • Texas Superstars™
    Information and links to selection and description of Texas Superstar™ plants, with growing tips as well as wholesale and retail vendor lists
  • Organic Lifestyles
    A resource about the safe and conditioned use of organic practices and products in the urban landscape
  • Water University
    A resource with practical information on water conservation, protecting the environment and beautifying your home.
  • Aggie Turf
    A resource to find answers and solutions to your commercial and home turfgrass questions
  • Insects In The City
    A resource to learn more about common insects found around your home and landscape
  • Fire Ants
    Texas Imported Fire Ant Research and Management Project; providing research-based information for management of fire ants

Local Horticulture and Community Partners

  • Keep Pearland Beautiful
    Keep Pearland Beautiful is a non-profit environmental organization whose mission is to empower Pearland citizens to take responsibility for their environment. Garden lectures are supported through Keep Pearland Beautiful 2nd Thursday of every month
  • Urban Harvest – Houston
    A local charitable organization supporting a network of urban gardens, farms and community gardens that inspire and empower people of diverse backgrounds to grow food in the city

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