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Deer-proof Succulents - March 27th, 2014

Beat the deer, drought, and cold with succulents on Eric Pedley’s list from East Austin Succulents. On tour, Ally and Richard Stresing tackled flooding to grow organic food, native plants, and raise chickens in a raccoon-proof henhouse.  Daphne explains when to plant tomatoes to avoid freeze damage. There’s no worry about freeze damage on her pick of the week, cold-hardy Satsuma orange ‘Orange Frost.’ Trisha flavors things up with tips on growin…


Creative Gardening with Recycled Finds - November 16th, 2013

William Glenn from Garden-Ville grabs our imagination with repurposed finds that are inexpensive and fun. On tour, Paul Lofton relied on ingenuity, instead of cash, to turn grass into delightful garden destinations. Celebrate Lady Bird with Daphne’s Plant of the Week: Texas Superstar ‘Lady Bird Johnson Royal Blue’ bluebonnet. If it’s time to cut back your too-woody thyme, Daphne shows us how. Eric Pedley from East Austin…

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Lucinda Hutson’s Viva Tequila! - June 8th, 2013

Lucinda Hutson takes us on a spirited tour of Mexico’s agaves through Viva Tequila! Cocktails, Cooking, and Other Agave Adventures. Along with a fiesta of folklore, get the inside story of how agaves turn into tasty drinks, and which one is exclusive to tequila. On tour, wander a romantic street side garden where Bob Atchison and Rob Moshein invite the neighbors into their Texas-tough multicultural design. Daphne explains why your succulent plan…

On Tour Bob Barth

Succulent Designs - July 27th, 2013

Style up succulents in upcycled containers with Eric Pedley from East Austin Succulents. On tour, visit Austin Cactus and Succulent Society co-founder Bob Barth’s drought-tough gardens and greenhouses where he’s renewing endangered species from around the world.  Daphne Richards’s Pick of the Week is ice plant that actually loves the heat.  See how Trisha Shirey turns succulents into charming floral arrangements….

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Wicked Bugs with Amy Stewart - June 23rd, 2012

Author Amy Stewart tells spine-tingling tales of Wicked Bugs. On tour, visit Link Davidson’s small garden design that makes a big impact with re-purposed materials. Daphne explains the explosion of red katydids. Her Pick of the Week is Gaura, a drought-tough native perennial with wildlife attraction. Eric Pedley from East Austin Succulents shows how to multiply succulent plants with leaf divisions and beheading….


Deer and Cold Proof Succulents

Deer and cold proof succulents Eric Pedley East Austin Succulents Shade to part sun Squid agave (Agave bracteosa) Echeveria agavoides & Echeveria runyonii ‘Topsy Turvy‘ (morning sun) Sun, some shade okay Variegated Queen Victoria agave (Agave victorae-reginae ‘Variegata’) Compact Queen Victoria agave (Agave victoria-reginae ‘Compacta’) Agave parryi var. truncata Sun Saguaro cactus Ocotillo Beavertail cactus  (Opuntia basilari…

Succulent and Cactus Potting Soil

by Eric Pedley 2 parts cypress mulch 1 part crushed granite 1 part perlite 1 part potting soil…

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Garden fiesta and Viva Tequila!

…your favorite PBS and KLRU programs anytime you want! On Saturday, we continue the inspiration after our usual broadcast with two recent favorite gardens: Meredith Thomas and Robin Howard Moore. Join me, Tom, and Daphne from 12:30 to 1 p.m. and 4:30 – 5, to support your CTG team! MANY THANKS from me, Tom, John, Trisha, Daphne and ALL the gardeners who have been able to share their stories and inspiration thanks to KLRU. See you next week, Linda…

Structure + Soft = Powerful Designs

…er if rain veered past us (yet again!). A few years ago, I replaced the red tip photinias in this AC side yard with these and other sun lovers that I relocated from too much shade. My altheas/Rose of Sharon that came with our 1950s house have hung around through many a dry year. This new beauty is a passalong from Bob Beyer.  In a few years, this large shrub will be big enough to complete the “living wall” that I’m creating for our patio cove “en…

Wicked (and wonderful) Bugs

…fe Extension’s Wizzie Brown’s Urban-IPM blog, a great resource for what’s bugging you!  Most of the time, she’s answering gardeners’ questions and conducting free workshops, like this one on July 14 to identify good bugs and bad ones. Hear some spine-tingling tales about Wicked Bugs with author Amy Stewart when she joins Tom this week! Amy astounds us with captivating stories from insect strategy to why Tom got na…