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Vegetable Gardening for the Southwest + Farmshare Austin

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 Posted in cover crops, fertilizing, lawn replace, organic fertilizers, small farms, vegetables | 8 Comments »

As Lake Austin Spa Resort’s Director of Flora and Fauna, Trisha Shirey knows pretty much everything about organic growing in harsh-as-heck conditions. Now, she’s put all that knowledge into an easy hands-on guide for you: Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest. ...

Spring into action with Brent & Becky’s Bulbs and poppies!

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 Posted in Crinum lilies, Late spring flowers, Seeds, annuals, bees, bulbs, companion plants, cover crops, early spring flowers, garden design, garden designers, lawn replace, perennials, poppies | No Comments »

It’s time to spring into action, folks!  For eye-popping wildflowers next April, start seeding now until mid-November.  California poppy is one of many native poppies. Corn poppies aren’t native, but what beauties against native spring-flowering perennials like columbine. And with irises, like ...

How does a garden grow?

Thursday, November 8th, 2012 Posted in bees, butterflies, chickens, compost, cover crops, fall plants, garden bloggers, garden design, garden designers, garden projects, lawn replace, mulch, native plants, plant propagation | 10 Comments »

Often I’m asked, “How do people have such great gardens? I can NEVER do that.” Well, yes you can! All it takes is patience, a plan, personality, and passion. Oh, and lots of blisters. Now, this is not to say that ...