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BECAUSE IT FLEW! - ART CONTEST!! What a wonderful way for kids 9-17 to commemorate the NASA shuttle program! I hope kids from League City and the Houston Metro will submit their entries! Create and Win! The NASA Space Shuttle Art Competition commemorates the history of the Space Shuttle Program b...
PART I: About Crepe Myrtles a.k.a. Crape Myrtles This is a common plant in League City, TX and much of the south. This is a plant of choice to add color multiple times through late spring and summer when pruned properly. It is bare in the winter... This tree comes in a variety of sizes to fit you...
Part IV : Release of the Ladybugs! The main predator of the aphid is the ladybug. You can buy hundreds of ladybugs and have a kid friendly activity at the same time. They come in a package that you place in your refrigerator until you're ready to release them. When released at sundown (because th...
Part III: Aphids It is wise to keep a watchful eye on your Crepe Myrtles. If the leaves start to shrivel or drop, you have a problem. If the tree starts to stress due to lack of water, it will also be more likely to be vulnerable to pests such as aphids. You will find black spots on the underside...
Part II: Crepe Murder There are right ways and wrong ways to prune a crepe myrtle. It's okay to remove the very small lower shoots at ground level and up to eye level on a crepe myrtle that has reached about 8 feet in height. But never lop the top of the tree off. Dr. Suess never had the Lorax sp...