Gardening Guides

The Horticulture staff at Texas A&M University have published a series of information sheets to assist beginning gardeners with the basic steps of successful gardening in Texas.  If you are an experienced gardener from another state who has recently relocated to Texas, Welcome!  These publications will also help you know what to do with our black gumbo clay soil.

All of the publications that are available will be provided in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need to have the free Adobe Reader installed on your computer to download, view and print these resources. If you do not have Adobe Reader, here is a link for the free download and installation: Adobe Reader

Raised Bed Gardens

Soil Preparation

Composting

Mulching

Fertilizing