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Homestyle Sustainability

The only advantage to working from home full time is that the new break room is my neighborhood. At lunch, I wave to neighbors and kids on bikes and see things I miss when I’m gone all day. Like bees on bluebonnets. A neighbor lifts spirits along a busy street as she does all year | read more →

Time to Slow Down and Observe

Even though we all often say, “Slow down, observe, and appreciate the moment,” it’s so hard to do that when expectations and to-do lists pile up. But last week when I took a much-needed break from working at home, I spied an anole out shopping. So glad I stopped for a minute and focused on | read more →

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Half-Pint Urban Prairie + Native Fruit Tress

air date: April 4, 2020

Let’s get growing native fruit trees! Horticulturist Karen Beaty from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center plucks a few for big and small gardens to feed us, the birds, and beneficial pollinators. To demonstrate the beauty and value of the Blackland Prairie, University of Texas at Austin students are seeding the future at the Half-Pint Urban Prairie. Daphne identifies those crawling critters on your house, explains why to diversify our plantings, and why to eat your dandelions! Grow a bountiful harvest of healthful sweet potatoes with Travis County Master Gardener Sheryl Williams.

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Tom Spencer update:

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

5150 North AW Grimes Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78665

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