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Moonlit Flowers + Dwarf Goats & Chickens!

Often, it’s after hours when we head to the garden to wind down. On humid nights right now, Narcissus ‘Erlicheer’ sends a fragrant whiff my way. To catch us by surprise, various perennial rain lilies pop up spring through fall when times are right. Drought tough evergreen shrub Spiraea is a heritage garden classic, here | read more →

Garden Rehab: Re-Invent, Restore, Renew

I don’t need a calendar to know when it’s February! Since last week, my Mexican plum’s sent bees into euphoria and “scent” me out for perfume that’s bottled in my memory. But this February fascinates me (sort of). After brutal cold punches, we soar into the upper 80s. Very quickly the waiting game of “dead | read more →

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Water Wise

encore date: March 2, 2017

original air date: January 7, 2017

@TXPlantGuy Daniel Cunningham from Water University from the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center – Dallas takes the waste out of water with DIY tips. On tour in Georgetown, Williamson County Master Gardeners demonstrate EarthKind techniques from food to flowers. Daphne’s Plant of the Week, Palo Verde ‘Desert Museum’, is a water thrifty thornless small tree that attracts pollinators for months. Plus, find out why a young oak tree fell over and if it can be saved. Trisha demonstrates how to prune pear trees for health and production.

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February 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.