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It sure doesn’t feel like fall, does it? Plants and wildlife know better, though, as daylight hours creep shorter, prompting fall flowers and butterfly migration. So, to premiere CTG’s new programs on October 7, we wanted you to meet Sara Dykman, author of Bicycling with Butterflies: My 10,201-Mile Journey Following the Monarch Migration. Did you | read more →

Earth Connections, Healing Gardens: Shaman Jesus Garcia

Shaman Jesus Garcia’s heartening welcome started the day just right when we headed to Uhland, just east of Kyle, on a lovely cloudy morning in early April. Serenity greeted us as we stepped into his family’s large backyard, home to The Herbal Action Project’s enchanting healing spaces that support children, families, teachers, and budding herbalists. | read more →

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Water, Wildlife, Zen Design

air date: November 19, 2022

Permaculture meets hospitality at Cosmic Coffee and Beer where Paul Oveisi created sustainable gardens and wildlife habitat set around ponds and gracious waterfall. Step into a meditative journey and Japanese pond design based on Zen philosophy at Rajat and Lisa Agarwal’s garden, members of the Austin Pond Society. In San Marcos, Dawn Houser cultivates food, flowers, and resourceful creativity around a mid-1940s bungalow.


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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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