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Garden East Side Compost Pedellars

Will Pedal for Compost - July 12th, 2014

Meet food plants new on our horizon, like Yacón, Gynura and Oca with Jay Beard, organic grower at Lone Star Nursery. On tour, the East Side Compost Pedallers spare the landfill by cycling to pick up neighborhood compostables to nourish soil at local farms and community gardens. Daphne explains how to pep up your own compost pile. Her Plant of the Week is native perennial giant coneflower, Rudbeckia maxima, that attracts native bees to its flower…


Native plants (screens, vines, and accents)

Screens: Wax myrtle Redbay, Red bay (Persea borbonia) Yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria) Vines: Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens) Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) Purple clematis, Purple leatherflower (Clematis pitcheri) Scarlet clematis, Scarlet leatherflower (Clematis texensis) Old man’s beard (Clematis drummondii) Accent plants: Wavy or Silver Cloak Fern (Cheilanthes argentea) for sun Nimblewill (Muhlenbergia schreberi) moist shade…