Search Results for: Eric Pedley

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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…

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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…

Bob Atchison and Rob Moshein Garden

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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Structure and Softness - June 16th, 2012

Jon Hutson from Tillery Street Plant Company combines structural and soft plants for beautiful drought-tough designs. On tour, see how east Austin gardeners renovated their old yard with tailored structure mixed with abundant plants. Daphne explains why blossom end rot ruins early tomatoes. Pick of the week is structural and soft Manfreda. Eric Pedley from East Austin Succulents demonstrates how to divide succulent plants….

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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 basi…

Succulent and Cactus Potting Soil

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