Caring for Stressed Trees
Gardening in Texoma is challenging in an average year. This year you may have concerns about the health of your trees. Below is the July 2022 issue of the Wichita County Agricultural News with the information you need to give the best care to the biggest investment in your garden–your trees.
Caterpillar Damage to Hackberry Trees
This fall many hackberry trees in north Texas are infested with caterpillars. Below is the link to the Insects in the City page discussing this pest.
The 2023 Gardening Year
After the recent heat and drought, you may be ready to turn the page on this year and start thinking about next year. Texas A&M Agrilife has information in the links below to help you succeed.
Aggie Horticulture Fact Sheets
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Educational Materials
Texas A&M Agrilife Learn
“Gardening requires lots of water – most of it in the form of perspiration.” ~ Lou Erickson
Welcome to the Wichita County Master Gardeners Association We are a group of people who live and garden here in North Central Texas. We are trained by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and provide non-biased, research based horticultural information. The Wichita County Master Gardeners are a non-profit, service based organization of volunteers who give their time in the community teaching others, helping folks with their gardens and landscapes and learning a few things ourselves along the way.
We hope you will find the information on this site helpful to you. Events, meeting dates and times are listed on our Calendar Page. Gardening Information For Our Area is filled with information specific to this region. On the Links Page, we have created links to other pages we think you will find helpful. Please look around our site. If there is information you need and don’t see it here, use the “Contact Us” tab on the top menu, fill out the form and hit submit. You will receive a response in a timely manner, from either a Master Gardener or our Extension Agent. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service, or accommodation in order to participate in an Extension sponsored activity are encouraged to contact the County Extension Office at (940) 716-8610 at lest five days prior to the event to determine how reasonable accommodations can be made. Please click on this link to go to the Wichita County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service web page.
Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating