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Freeze-dried Gardens: Mayhem, Mush, or Marvelous Comeback?

Feeling a little bleak? Don’t despair: Nature is here! Spring starflowers shook off the snow and popped right back up. Dandelions were fresh as daisies under their wintry blanket. Surviving bees and other tiny pollinators can sure use them since our gardens are indeed food deserts right now. But yes, our usual spring cleanup takes | read more →

Top Tomato Tips for Hot Climates

Texas gardeners can suffer from tomato envy. “By golly,” we ask ourselves, “If everyone else has such luck, what is wrong with ME? I must be a total failure, right?” Wrong! Late frosts, early heat, and humidity twist our tomato tails. “We are not failures!” claims Sheryl Williams, Travis County Master Gardener and Horticulture Program | read more →

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Plant Propagation Made Easy

encore date: February 27, 2021

original air date: June 29, 2019

Multiply your wealth with seeds, cuttings, divisions, and offsets! Leslie Halleck, author of hot-off-the-press Plant Parenting: Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers, demystifies plant propagation indoors and out. On tour, when Jackson Broussard returned to his childhood home, he gave it new ideas along with sentimental memories. Daphne analyzes what’s bugging viewer gardens from pathogens to insects. John demonstrates how to divide houseplants.

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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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March 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

Kangaroo Paw

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