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Plant Buzz

Plant Identification Now Available in PlantTAGG

After months of intense R&D, PlantTAGG’s Plant ID is now available in the app! Most plant identification apps available today offer limited and often unreliable identification. PlantTAGG’s Plant ID uses cutting-edge image recognition technology and presents a complete plant profile – a digital Plant Tag – for each plant submitted for identification. PlantTAGG’s Plant ID helps you add plants to your yard faster and easier than ever before....

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Raised Beds or Potted Plant Gardening – Which is Right for You?

Both raised beds and pot (or container) gardening can be great ways to enjoy gardening, and depending on your yard, you may try both. Planting directly in the ground may not be an option, especially when the soil is too heavy or sandy. If it’s not, raised beds and potted plants are great alternatives. In this post, we look at considerations that can help you decide which option is right for you....

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PlantTAGG partner spotlight - AgriLife Water University

Texas A&M AgriLife Water University – Partner Spotlight

The PlantTAGG system is a data and AI-driven platform comprising multiple sources such as the US Department of Agriculture, NOAA, Texas A&M AgriLife Water University, EagleView, and a wealth of global horticulture experts. Together, we’re building a world-changing platform that helps even the most novice gardener be successful. This week, we sat down with two of our advisors from Texas A&M AgriLife’s Water University program to learn more about what’s happening at Texas A&M AgriLife, the nation’s largest agriculture program. ...

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Growing Vegetables When It’s Texas Hot

Vegetable gardening in the blazing summer heat can be challenging. The best way to ensure successful yields is by focusing on growing vegetables that can produce amid the swelter and providing the right amount of water to help them thrive. In this article, we take a look at four factors to ensuring summer vegetable garden success: location, soil, water - and the right plants....

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honey bee on flower

Honey Bee: Fun Facts, Hives & Honey

Honey bees are highly specialized cold-blooded insects that operate as an efficient, super-organism. They were brought in by the settlers when beekeeping in North America began. Since then, honey bees have continued to be one of the most sophisticated pollinators. This article is the final one in our National Pollinator Week series, where we've also covered hummingbirds and butterflies. In this post, we take a look at the honey bee ecosystem, including the key players and their primary roles and the impact on our food supply. We also included a fun infographic with "Fun Facts" that you can share with your social networks! ...

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