Bananas plentiful after mild winters

Bananas plentiful after mild winters

[…] the past two winters have been mild, and gardeners report their plants have an abundance of bananas.

Let the fruit remain until the ridges on the bananas begin to round off and there is a hint of yellow.

There are various herbicides that can help, including the organic Agralawn Crabgrass Killer and chemical products such as GreenLight Wipeout and Fertilome Weed Out.

[…] try to encourage a healthy St. Augustine lawn with proper mowing, watering and fertilizing.

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Gardening events in the Houston area

Fall Festival: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Crafts, family activities at Cornelius Nursery, Free. 2233 S. Voss; corneliusnurseries.com.

Cruciferous and Other Favorite Vegetables for Fall Gardening: with Galveston County Master Gardener Gene Speller. 9-11 a.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

Urban Harvest’s Basic Organic Vegetable Gardening: 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Moran Hall, 5555 Hermann Park Drive; 713-880-5540, urbanharvest.org. $35 members, $45 nonmembers.

Herbs in The Garden: with Galveston County Master Gardener Cindy Croft. 1-3 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

Conserving Water Without Sacrificing Curb Appeal: with Gaye Hammond 11 a.m. at the Arbor Gate, 15635 FM 2920, Tomball; 281-746-6320, arborgate.com.

Easy Butterfly Gardening: with Galveston County Master Gardener Phyllis Koenig. 6:30-8 p.m. at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 4102 Main, La Marque; 281-534-3413, email reservations to galvcountymgs@gmail.com, aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/galveston.

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8 Genius Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

The following is a guest post from Andrea Davis of HomeAdvisor The kitchen is one of the most difficult places in the home to keep clean and organized. Between your dishes, utensils and cooking appliances, you have lots of oddly shaped and bulky items to store. If you find yourself overwhelmed by all the stuff […]

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Oil vs. Gas Heat — Which Way Should You Go?

When it comes to oil vs. gas heat, you may think that because you live in NYC, the issue doesn’t really apply to you. Actually, all New Yorkers are affected by whether or not a building uses gas or oil. Read on to find out how it affects you.

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