KLRU’s freelancer Katie Nelson’s a “yard stick” to this very young Blanco crabapple at Zilker Botanical Garden! In a few years, this small-sized native tree will top her, but thrive companionably under historic live oaks. Last week, she joined director Ed Fuentes and me to tape the recently completed Riparian Streambed adjoining the Taniguchi Japanese | read more →
A picture may capture 1000 words, but nailing the perfect hummingbird shot vocalizes ones like “Whoop!” Certainly that’s what I said when Keisha and Dave Lamb in College Station sent this one to CTG. Their Salvia guaranitica ‘Black & Blue’ is a surefire bet to attract hummingbirds and bees (as do all salvias). When this | read more →
air date: November 17, 2018
Need evergreen ideas for sun, deep shade, and in-between? Jessica Robertson from wholesale Greenleaf Nursery Company texturizes with easy care plants for structure, screening, and groundcover. Trisha Shirey and Tennessee gardener Barbara Wise explore hardy plants for shady gardens. Daphne analyzes a chinkapin oak’s peeling bark and highlights viewer photos from their gardens.And, get a photo tip from North Carolina gardener and photographer Tonya Peele who illustrates why to go for the “golden hour.” On tour at the Helping Center Garden in Marble Falls, the Highland Lakes Master Gardeners and community volunteers turned rocky land into productive soil to grow food for their neighbors.
This month's tips for how to care for your plants, pruning, fertilizing, lawn care, and preping for your garden. Read the entire to do list.