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Planting for Tree Equality and Heat Island Effect: TreeFolks

Troubled trees, you say? No surprise, since the past few years have been pretty hard on them. Along with off-and-on drought, lack of consistent, ground-soaking rain, and February’s hard freeze, widespread construction has felled a lot of our shade and wildlife habitat. Good news, though—it’s tree planting time in Central Texas! Our target is October | read more →

Power Up Plant Collaborations!

You and I know that we accomplish a lot more as a community. The same thing goes for the natural world. When plants collaborate with our environment and each other, diverse wildlife comes along to enrich our lives with beauty and discovery. Here’s common checkered-skipper on fall aster, just coming into bloom. So let’s explore | read more →

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Planting New Memories

encore date: October 2, 2021

original air date: September 21, 2019

Missing sentimental plants you can’t grow in CTX? Jennie and Matt Horvath from Wimberley Gardens start new memories with Texas tough versions that take the place of those you left behind. Cottage garden style meets contemporary design. Discover what’s troubling your fruit trees and learn to divide succulents.

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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.

Plant of the Week

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