Search Results for: Michelle Pfluger

Episodes

garden elayne lansford

Groundcovers for Dry Shade - November 17th, 2012

Meet some durable groundcovers for shade and sun with Michelle Pfluger from Green ‘n Growing. On tour, visit Elayne Lansford’s Bottle World, her tribute to triumph over life-threatening illness and the power of healing through gardening. Daphne Richards explains why to firm the soil around new plants. Her pick of the week is native shrub agarita. Merrideth Jiles from The Great Outdoors shows off a few plants that stand up to drought and hard fre…

garden visual

Backyard Citrus and Small Fruits - April 20th, 2013

Pluck luscious homegrown citrus with Michelle Pfluger‘s tips from Green ‘n Growing. On tour in Liberty Hill, April and Cliff Hendricks found their paradise with wide open land and close-up gardens. Daphne answers: How long does it really take for a century plant to bloom? Her pick of the week is agaves. John Dromgoole shows how to water plants with ollas….

garden carla jean oldenkamp

Funky Chicken Coop Tour 2012 - February 25th, 2012

Get egg-citing tips to raise chickens of your own with Michelle Hernandez and Carla Jean Oldenkamp from the Austin Funky Chicken Coop tour. Take a tour of Carla’s Zen Hen House and organic vegetable garden. Daphne Richards notes when to fertilize plants and lawn. Her pick of the week: Texas maroon bluebonnet. Trisha Shirey transitions winter crops to summer’s harvests….

Resources

Michelle Pfluger’s Citrus Plants

Calamondin Improved Meyer lemon Kumquat Changshou Kaffir or Thai lime Satsuma mandarin Green ‘n Growing Find out more at Texas A&M’s site about citrus…

Groundcover Plants

Deep Shade Aspidistra ‘Miky Way’ Shade/part Sun Mountain Pea (Orbexilum sp.) Mexican Spiderwort (Tinantia pringlei) Cobweb Plant (Tradescantia sillamontana) Hill Country Sedge (Carex perdentata) Fragrant Mistflower (Chromolaena odorata aka Eupatorium odoratum) Scarlet Sage (Salvia coccinea) African Hosta (Drimiopsis maculata) Sun/Part Shade Wavy Cloak Fern (Wavy scaly cloakfern) (Astrolepi…