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Finding comfort in & from the garden

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 →

Put the Plus into Small Gardens

You’ve heard of the “six word story,” right? Like, “Single flower, I forgot the joy.” Well, it’s the same deal with small gardens—it’s not the physical size that counts—it’s the size of your imagination. In Georgetown last April, we visited a Craftsman bungalow garden that puts contemporary into cottage-style design. More about that later! First, | read more →

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Grow Plants that Heal

air date: November 10, 2018

Ginger, turmeric, and rosemary flavor our culinary dishes and our textural garden designs. Lindsey Mayer from Tillery Street Plant Company explains how to use them—and others—to make you feel better, too. At the Warrior and Family Support Center, another kind of healing is going on at the San Antonio Military Medical Center where acres of gardens assist soldiers and their families through physical and emotional recovery. Daphne answers: “Should we remove fruits from young citrus trees to establish their roots?”  John seeds a beautiful spring with wildflower seed balls.

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November To Do List

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.

Plant of the Week

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