Recent CTG Episodes
Like any plant, succulents come in all sizes and growing conditions. Jay Arredondo from Deserts to Tropics nursery taps succulents big and small to grow outside or in low light freeze-protected containers.On tour, graphics designer James Barela turns a lump of clay into distinctive containers. Find out how plants prompted his ceramics venture, Baetanical. Daphne answers: why does a whale’s tongue agave look miserable after a move? And, meet two plants that are considered beneficial despite their benefits.CTG’s camera operator and Strange Town producer, Mark Morrow, shows how he removed front yard lawn to make a flagstone patio.
After a hot and arid summer, see how to boost tired-out soil. Marissa Lankes from ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Program explains how to nourish for productive crops this fall. On tour, what inspires a banker to become an urban farmer? Ethnic tastes inspired Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton to start La Flaca urban farm and fill a growing need with crops that beat the heat. Daphne analyzes why mature yuccas simply broke in half. And, find out how to recognize invasive plant, dodder. CTG’s camera operator and Strange Town producer, Mark Morrow, illustrates how he removed lawn in his narrow side yard for a paver pathway and privacy.