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Comfort Zone - June 21st, 2014

Pack some punch in those shade garden spots with Jon Hutson’s picks from Tillery Street Plant Company. On tour, Lynne Dobson transformed unwieldy blank slopes into shady garden retreats and artful surprises. Daphne Richards answers: can we use mulch that’s gotten moldy in the bag?  Plus, she’s got the tips for growing summertime okra. Trisha Shirey shows how to collect and dry your favorite flower seeds….

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Mushrooms, Lichen, & Other Fungi - January 19th, 2013

Where do mushrooms come from and what are they doing in the garden? Ashley McKenzie from the Texas Wild Mushrooming Group notes their beneficial relationship with plants and how to keep it going. On tour, even winter is bountiful in Lynne and Jim Weber‘s native habitat garden. Daphne Richards explains why to prune trees in winter. Her pick of the week is evergreen mountain pea, a lush groundcover for shade and sun. Trisha Shirey shows how to cag…

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Native Plant Gardens on Tour - May 12th, 2012

Preview the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s Gardens on Tour for native plant and design ideas. On tour, see how Lynne and Jim Weber captivate wildlife in their small garden all year long. Daphne analyzes why a native winecup is dying from the center. Pick of the week is stunning summer annual, Celosiaspictata ‘Flamingo Feather’. John Dromgoole picks the right mulch for your plants….

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Nature Watch Austin - January 7th, 2012

What birds are headed our way and how can we welcome them? Nature Watch Austin co-authors Lynne and Jim Weber identify winter migrants and native owls. In their garden, meet their favorite evergreen ferns. On tour, visit Georgean and Paul’s wildlife sanctuary on the Balcones Canyonland. Daphne’s pick of the week is winter wildlife favorite: possumhaw holly. Question of the Week explains why a Round Rock teacher’s tomato sprouted from the insi…


Jim Kamas’s Recommended Varieties of Grapes

Reds: Syrah Sangiovese Tempranillo Grenache Whites: Viognier Chardonnay Simillion Table grapes:…

Sonoran Simple Salsa

…les to taste (10 chile tepins or pequins usually equate to medium-hot) pour in tomato sauce (optional) add very small amounts of chopped white onion (no more than a quarter of a small onion) (optional) add squeezed juice from 1/8th slice of lime blend or puree briefly (3-5 seconds), but make sure all cilantro stems are liquified, so repeat as necessary for best results, pour salsa into a container and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes. If you s…