Janet Laminack is the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agent for Denton County. Janet began working for Denton County as the county Extension agent in horticulture in September 2008. She received her B.S. in horticulture from Texas A&M University as well as a Masters of Education in agricultural education. Her previous experience includes working as a horticultural therapist at Denver Botanic Gardens for several years and as the horticulture Extension agent in Taylor County (Abilene, Texas). Most recently, Janet served 28 months in the Peace Corps in Ecuador, South America where she provided technical assistance to impoverished families in fourteen communities in organic vegetable gardens. Janet is a native Texan who has lived in many small towns around the state.
Janet’s videos on current gardening topics.
Janet’s Online Articles
Plant care, landscape maintenance and problem-solving recommendations for North Texans can be found in Janet’s articles in the Denton Record-Chronicle.
- July 2020 “As I strolled through my neighborhood this morning“
- June 2020 “Stressed out? Grow a garden.“
- May 2020 “Watch out for bugs, blisters“
- March 2020 “Be smart when preparing for a healthy lawn“
- November 2019 “Problems with pests can be prevented“
- August 2019 “Bagworms spotted in Denton“
- May 2019 “Treat storm-damaged trees with care“
- February 2019 “What to do and not to do with spring veggie garden“
- December 2018 “Preparing your yard for winter chill“
- October 2018 “Rain is good, but too much can cause problems“
- September 2018 “Tips on how to plant trees“
- August 2018 “Fall is an excellent time to plant a vegetable garden“
- July 2018: “Current drought means don’t forget to water trees“
- June 2018: “When it comes to landscaping around your home, it’s important to prioritize“
- May 2018: “Herbs can add spice to your dinner and color to your garden“
- April 2018: “Denton County Master Gardeners win awards“
- November 2017: “Still not too late to prepare plants for winter“
- June 2017: “Mysterious ailment damaging some evergreens in DFW area“