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Grow up with vines + Home of the hippos artistic garden!

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 Posted in Late spring flowers, Vines, bottle trees, deer, fruit trees, garden art, garden structure, lawn replace, native plants | 2 Comments »

Got something to hide? Even in a narrow space, vines have got you covered! Summer and fall blooming Queen’s wreath is truly royalty with bees and butterflies. Perhaps you’d like to cozy things up with easy-to-control star jasmine? If you’ve ...

Growing Grapes & More + Tait Moring’s Artistic Hillside Habitat

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 Posted in books, fruit trees, garden art, garden designers, garden rooms, garden structure, grapes, patios, trees, vegetables | 9 Comments »

Ever wanted to be your own micro-vintner? First, let’s leave those Concord grape vines to wither on the box store shelves! Instead, go for the grapes that appreciate Central Texas, like Victoria Red. This week, see which ones to grow ...

America’s Test Kitchen + Family Growing Together

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 Posted in children, fruit trees, vegetables, young gardeners | 2 Comments »

Here’s to new starts, dreams and rain that reigns this year! To snag Trisha’s tips for winter vegetables, director Ed Fuentes and I headed out in November to her Lake Austin Spa Resort garden. Isn’t it gorgeous? It’s not too late to ...

Patience is Worth Waiting For

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 Posted in bees, early spring flowers, fruit trees, habitat, native plants, trees, wildlife | 10 Comments »

I swooned the first time I saw a native Mexican plum (Prunus mexicana) tree in bloom one February. A grower friend gave me a very small one, just as this native was making it into nurseries. February #6 came and went, no ...