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Plow and Hose: No holds barred

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Plant wildflowers now for spring blooming and smiling faces next year. Courtesy photo

Now that it’s officially fall, it’s officially the best planting season in Central Texas since we can plant pretty much everything now.It’s the perfect time for planting trees, shrubs and perennial plants because there is just enough time for them to establish a strong root system before winter dormancy. When spring arrives, your new plants will then focus on growing stems, leaves and flowers.Fall is also the planting season for spring blooming wildflowers. If you want bluebonnets, red corn poppies, orange paintbrushes, coneflowers, winecups or any of the other native Texas wildflowers, you need to sow these seeds before Thanksgiving. Many of these spring blooming wildflowers ...

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