How to prevent plant yellowing

By Tom Dominguez Yellow plants? If you have trees, shrubs, flowering plants or lawns that are persistently yellow, it could be an iron deficiency. Iron deficiencies are caused by high soil pH, too much water, root or trunk damage, poorly adapted plants or excess soil nutrients such as phosphorous. Iron deficiencies are identified by yellowing […]

Yard and Garden

By Tom Dominguez Here’s a checklist of item for your yard and garden through July and August: During this season of hot weather, extra care should be given to watering plants thoroughly and deeply. Caladiums require plenty of water at this time of the year if they are to remain lush and active until fall. […]

FFA team does well at state

William Thompson Tucumcari High School’s Future Farmers of America chapter had six teams finishing in the top seven during the state championship held in Las Cruces last week. The four-member Floriculture team won the state championship and will compete in national competition in Louisville. Ky. next October. Alisha Craine, a member of the championship Floriculture […]