I’ve met so many people who changed their life’s direction thanks to a plant. Often, it’s how or what they choose to grow. Sometimes, it leads to changing or embellishing careers to cultivate a new pursuit. This spring, we taped graphic designer James Barela who added plant cultivation and custom-made containers to his artistic curiosity. | read more →
Recycling at its best: bird food making new bird food! Sun-sational sunflowers gleefully pop up in the hottest, driest nooks in my garden, and for that I’m as grateful as the butterflies and birds that feast on them. Mexican oregano’s (Poliomintha longiflora) lavender flowers offer tasty rewards to larger butterflies and hummingbirds who can reach | read more →
air date: June 23, 2018
Graphic designer James Barela grew his creative pursuits with plants. As a renter, he relies on containers, which led to designing his own and launching the beautiful Baetanical how-to blog and online shop. See what motivates his artistic union of plant and container. On tour, Ashley Romero and Juan De los Rios (@omgrowngarden) started growing a dream on a tiny apartment balcony. Discover the passion that led them to 6 acres of their own. Daphne features a viewer’s video to hand-pollinate squash and pumpkins. And find out how to grow hummingbird-fave native rock penstemon. Daniel Cunningham from Dallas Texas A&M AgriLife Research Water University paints and covers homemade rain barrels to style up saving water from a rainy day.
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.