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Hot & Dry Doesn’t Mean Blah Gardens

Temperatures are soaring and the rain cloud spigot is on hold except for spotty showers this week. Undaunted native Turk’s caps, including ‘Pam’s Pink’, continue courting fleeting hummingbirds in my East Austin garden. Colorado was a bit cooler when I visited in June for the Garden Bloggers Fling, but water conservation rules. I met familiar | read more →

Design Philosophy Connects Colorado & Texas

Views depend on where we live. It’s philosophical viewpoints that connect garden endeavors across state lines. The concepts behind this design occur in Texas, but it’s actually at Chatfield Farms in Littleton, Colorado. In Colorado recently for the Garden Bloggers Fling, I met gardeners committed to resource conservation and wildlife habitat just as many of | read more →

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Nature’s Medicine Cabinet: Lone Star Nursery

encore date: July 20, 2019

original air date: May 11, 2019

Grow for good health with Flint Fancy from grower Lone Star Nursery who fills your garden medicine chest with unique plants you may never have met! Daphne examines a troubled mountain laurel. Paint a rain barrel to pretty it up and prevent algae with Daniel Cunningham, Horticulturist/Program Coordinator at Texas A&M AgriLife Research—Dallas. On tour, Jeff Breitenstein and Skottie O’Mahony’s Tanglewild Garden’s a state of mind as much as a design, botanical, and daylily hybridizing adventure.

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July 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.

Plant of the Week

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