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Artistic Collaboration Goes with the Flow

When downhill rainwater runoff plagued a family’s home in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood, they plunged into a whimsical, colorful, underwater-themed response. Local artists united to reframe a beige, boxy house into a gregarious octopus and elegant mermaid perched above a tumbling stream framed by native plants. “One of the sayings here in Bouldin Creek that | read more →

Winter Pruning: Autumn Sage & Mealy Blue Sage

Autumn sage (Salvia greggii) announces that spring is here when bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds descend upon its miniature flowers to drink up. For some reason, this native woody perennial (also considered a sub shrub) is called “autumn sage,” though it can bloom as early as February. After a summer break, it resumes in fall, just | read more →

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Gardens for Well-Being All Year

air date: November 18, 2023

Embrace winter’s dormancy to support treasured wildlife, renew summer-depleted soil, and appreciate our garden’s architectural gifts. Kristin and Ryan Harvey created their dream garden from lifeless soil and Shaman Jesus Garcia of The Herbal Action Project cultivates spiritual and physical healing outdoors. Learn how snow and ice insulate our plants. Indoors, go for bold, beautiful foliage.

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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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February 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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