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Frost damage? Green Aggies to the rescue!
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 by Tai Moses
A team of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension experts called the Green Aggies are hosting an emergency webinar on Friday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. designed “to address questions and concerns related to recovering turfgrass and plants in urban landscapes and gardens following the winter storm.” All those with urban landscape are encouraged to attend, as “The information could be helpful in forming a recovery/response plan for their home garden, turfgrass or landscape.” Said ornamental horticulturist and panelist Mengmeng Gu, “This winter storm is one of the coldest and longest we’ve experienced in Texas. This meeting will cover some topics on recognizing freezing plant injury and how to respond.” Also on the panel are a turf pathologist, a plant pathologist, an urban water specialist, a turfgrass specialist and more. Register here to attend via Zoom.
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