the show

Grow Where You’re Planted

encore date: March 21, 2012

original air date: February 11, 2012

Garden success, especially in drought, starts right at home. Pat McNeal from McNeal Growers shows how to grow where you’re planted. On tour, see how Mueller in east Austin has restored gardens, prairies and lakes over former airport runways and parking lots. John Dromgoole explains what cool-weather crops can still be planted.

Episode Segments

On Tour

Mueller Restoration Gardens

At Mueller in east Austin, it's a new and yet old-fashioned way to garden, with compact yards that value resources and connect neighbors as nearby bungalows did years ago. It's a community that unites with nature, too, through the parks and ponds that have brought back the wildlife on land once covered by airport runways and parking lots.

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