There’s always something fun to find outside. Sometimes, though, it means changing the viewpoint. I spotted this society garlic and ‘Santa Rita’ prickly pear first. When I turned slightly, a shimmer of light caught my eye where an enterprising spider set up housekeeping. Prickly pears, like most succulents, are easy to propagate. This week, Jeff | read more →
I never had luck with native coneflowers until an unhappy, too-shaded plant seeded itself in a suddenly sunny bed. Hot, afternoon sun. Got it. Since then, I’ve got an unruly grove, for which I am pleased. On Sunday, the wildlife parade included a Gulf Fritillary. Exciting news! After sending up a 64” flower spike last | read more →
air date: May 25, 2019
Big dreams come in small packages! At any nursery and online, I bet you’ve selected Botanical Interests flower and vegetable seeds for their non-GMO commitment. Get co-founder Judy Seaborn’s passionate story behind her dream along with need-to-know tips for successful seed planting (and a yummy family favorite recipe you simply must try). On tour at Community First! Village, formerly homeless residents are growing new lives through gardens. Daphne contributes to seed-starting success and highlights viewers’ garden discoveries. Jeff Pavlat from the Austin Cactus & Succulent Society shows how to make your own succulent potting mix along with tips to fertilize and water.
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.