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Entrances to Ideas: Garden Bloggers Fling Austin

From across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K, a gregarious crowd landed in Austin for a royal celebration of our own: the 10th annual Garden Bloggers Fling. Since 2008, when Pam Penick, Diana Kirby, M. Sinclair Stevens, and Bonnie Martin brought together 37 bloggers for the inaugural “Spring Fling,” it’s grown to over 90 bloggers, | read more →

Living it Up Pond & Patio Design

My daylilies are putting on a show just for me, but to see over-the-moon lovelies and get tips (and divisions) from local gardeners, head to the Austin Daylily Show & Sale on May 26 at Zilker Botanical Garden! From our viewers: “What’s stripping leaves off my hot peppers at night?” Well, recently while taping at | read more →

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Structure Low and High for Lighting Swings

encore date: May 26, 2018

original air date: April 21, 2018

How can you create structural drama while screening or defining garden spaces? Tim Kiphart from wholesale grower Far South Nursery combines succulents, clumping bamboo, and flowering perennials for dimension in lighting swings. On tour, Briana Miriani and Mark Biechler applied geometry in front to boost dimension on their small lot in east Austin. In back, they designed for pet friendly, including a catio for rescued feral cats. Daphne explains why a live oak is suffering while its companion is just fine. A viewer shares tips for growing annual morning glory seeds for pollinator flower power all summer. Jeff Pavlat from the Austin & Cactus Succulent Society shows how to tidy up agaves with leaf damage.

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May 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

Morning glory

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