the show

Growing Dreams with Raised Beds, Cover Crops, Weed Control

air date: October 8, 2022

Spring ahead to dreamy gardens with Laura Brennand’s hands-on fall planting tips for annual flowers and bulbs. After starting a cut flower garden in her small yard while pregnant, she grew her plant passion into La Otra Flora as a garden consultant. Get her trick for perfect poppies, see how she organizes seeds for seasonal planting, and how to start seeds in trays for transplanting. Harvé Franks wants to pass along lessons she learned as a child at her grandparents’ farm in the historic St. John Freedmen’s Colony. As a garden specialist at the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, she framed a former swimming pool with gardens to teach children and adults how to grow food while bringing together a community to learn the cultural history of African Americans in Austin and beyond. At urban farm Este Garden, get pro tips with female farmers Anamaria Gutierrez and Lea Scott to seed soil-nourishing cover crops and easily pull up pesky weeds and Bermuda grass.
In the blog.