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Winter Pruning: When and How

Golly, here we go again, dropping 50 degrees in a few hours. When winter and spring-like temperatures intersect, what’s the timeline to cut back native perennials, cold-tender summer bloomers, evergreen shrubs, trees, and bunchgrasses like Lindheimer muhly? This week, host John Hart Asher snips some pro advice with Julie Clark, founder of all-women Stronger Than | read more →

How to Plant Roses: William Glenn, Barton Springs Nursery

When a viewer asked if we could show how to plant a rose, I headed straight to William Glenn. For over a decade, he’s put us on the knowledge track in CTG segments. Now co-owner of Barton Springs Nursery with Amy Hovis and Greg Thomas, they picked a Julia Child rose to add to a | 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

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January 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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