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Harvesting Time!

Posted on 6/14/2017 by in community Harvest Gardens

What a successful season it has been here at Harvest! I really enjoy the shares of residents having fruitful (pun intended) gardens! I've been getting asked a lot of questions about harvesting, so I thought I would share how to tell the ripeness of everyone's favorite summer fruit - Watermelon!

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Where do all the weeds come from?!

Posted on 5/31/2017 by in garden weeds community lawn

Have you every wondered where all those weeds growing in your bermudagrass lawn have come from? Well, look not further than the open farm land all around the Harvest Development. Unfortunately, many of these weeds left seed behind to infest your yard.

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Let's Talk About Pruning...

Posted on 5/30/2017 by in garden Pruning Harvest Farms

It's that time of spring where the tomatoes and herbs are in full green growth and could use your help to focus their growing energy!

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Farmer Ross Talks About Soil Management

Posted on 5/3/2017 by in Gardening Community Garden

I have discussed the importance of soil management at each of my garden visits. Keeping a healthy soil in the garden is so important, yet can be very energy consuming. For those of you who are interested in a quick and time-saving method for producing great soil, and of course great plants, I have a few recommendations:

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Two Step Those Pesky Fire Ants!

Posted on 4/4/2017 by in Texas Two Step

In April, the common areas in the HOA will be treated for fire ants. So the ants do not move and take up residence in your yard, now would be a good time for you to join with the landscape maintenance contractor and your neighbors to use the Texas Two Step Method for fire ant control. By everyone treating at the same time, the fire ant population will be reduced in your neighborhood and you will not have to cohabitate with these pests.

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