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Growing Dreams with Raised Beds, Cover Crops, Weed Control

These cool mornings sure have us hankering to get growing! This week, cut flower gardener Laura Brennand shows how to plant seeds for spring-blooming flowers. Harvé Franks tours us through Carver Museum’s raised beds and Anamaria Gutierrez and Lea Scott demonstrate how to control weeds and plant cover crops at Este Garden. Laura leads off | read more →

Cultivate Holistic Gardens: Home, School, Urban Farm

October launches a new garden season when we get back to digging in. And Central Texas Gardener is right there for you with brand new programs! To celebrate permaculture and organic techniques, we compiled three diverse gardens for you. We open with Jane and John Dromgoole, founders of The Natural Gardener, who tour us through | read more →

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Cultivate Holistic Gardens: Home, School, Urban Farm

air date: October 1, 2022

John and Jane Dromgoole, founders of The Natural Gardener, tour us through their home garden where they foster organic techniques and plants that accept our soil and weather. At the Whole Life Learning Center and Cultivate Holistic Supply, permaculture techniques and growing community guides Caroline Riley and Michael Carberry’s vision. At Cultivate Holistic Supply, Caroline helps gardeners grow their own beneficial food forests. At neighborhood urban farm Este Garden, Anamaria Gutierrez and Lea Scott are planting new roots at the legendary Eastside Café’s micro farm. See how they transition from summer to cool weather crops like carrots, cilantro, lettuces, radishes, and more. In the blog.

Tom Spencer update:

Tom suffered a massive stroke in September. Please send cards (no food) to:

Tom Spencer #209
Auberge Assisted Living
14058A Bee Cave Parkway
Bee Cave, TX 78738

Get updates on Tom here.

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October 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.

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