Victoria County Master
Gardener Association

Gardeners' Dirt Articles


edited by Charla Borchers Leon
July 2003
July 03--
Ground rules and tools for July 2003 by Janie Varley
July 10--
When a child plants a seed, they both grow by Pat Blanchard
July 17--
Hot summer perfect for profusion zinnias by Janet Russell
July 24--
Why not become a Texas master gardener by Will Walker
July 31--
Texas Superstars are the perfect summer plants by Vickie Hopkins, Doris Martinak, Kathy Schmidt
August 2003
Aug 07--
Ground rules and tools for August 2003 by Janie Varley
Aug 14--
Native perennials offer colorful, stable garden by Nina Milam
Aug 21--
Growing vegetables in containers by Helen Boatman
Aug 28--
Staghorn ferns are exotic and easy to grow plants by Barbara Sparkman
September 2003
Sep 04--
Ground rules and tools for September 2003 by Janie Varley
Sep 11--
Planting a memory by Mary Logan
Sep 18--
Master Gardener plants for sale by Amy Gilner
Sep 25--
Understanding the land by Charla Borchers Leon
October 2003
Oct 02--
Ground rules and tools for October 2003 by Janie Varley
Oct 09--
Sow sweet peas for fragrance by Dianne Mayfield
Oct 16--
Remembering the bay tree by Dorothy Ploeger
Oct 23--
Decorate with fall foliage by Sandy Knief
Oct 30--
Some plants keep deer out of garden by Will Walker
November 2003
Nov 06--
Ground rules and tools for November 2003 by Barbara Sparkman
Nov 13--
Red, white and blue flowers, plants help display patriotism by Nancy Kramer
Nov 20--
Texas Superstars joined by special fall additions by Vickie Hopkins, Ann Hedrick, Doris Martinak
Nov 27--
The perfect Christmas tree-Simple tips for selecting and caring for your choice by Janet Russell
December 2003
Dec 04--
Ground rules and tools for December 2003 by James Huddleston
Dec 11--
Roses are easy to grow if you start them off right by Marce Lucke
Dec 18--
Two roses with two designations by Vickie Hopkins, Ann Parks Hedrick, Kathy Schmidt
Dec 25--
Holiday traditions from the garden-from pies to mistletoe, homegrown goodies by Mary Logan