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Swinging into Summer

Whoa, where did May go? The days absolutely vanished as CTG hit the road! On one stop, we hooked up with John Hart Asher in Travis Heights where his Blackland Collaborative project danced into its first spring. Clouds darted in and out as director Ed Fuentes and grip Steve Maedl and I trailed John Hart | read more →

Stunning Houseplants for Foliage and Flowers

A lot of us garden indoors, even if we grub around outside. Since mosquito season is upon us, and the muggy meter’s dialing up, Melissa Hagen-Wilson, houseplant manager at Tillery Street Plant Company, steps us through some intriguing, low-care plants to enchant our air-conditioned harbor and bright light patios and porches. Go for bold foliage | 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.


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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June 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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