Wrangle Rainfall with Rain Gardens
encore date: August 12, 2017
original air date: June 10, 2017
Got a gully washer racing through your yard every rain? Or want to keep each precious drop in your garden? Jessica Wilson from Austin Watershed illustrates easy ideas to control and contain with swales and rain gardens. On tour, designer Mitzi VanSant patterns gardens at the Texas Quilt Museum with heirloom plants that rely on little water. Daphne highlights heritage crinum lily that unites generations with drought-tough performance and glorious summer flowers. And discover the beneficial insect that showed up on Jason Wisser’s crape myrtle tree! Trisha teams up with designer Colleen Dieter to make your own plant pots with hypertufa.