Recent CTG Episodes
How can you create structural drama while screening or defining garden spaces? Tim Kiphart from wholesale grower Far South Nursery combines succulents, clumping bamboo, and flowering perennials for dimension in lighting swings. On tour, Briana Miriani and Mark Biechler applied geometry in front to boost dimension on their small lot in east Austin. In back, they designed for pet friendly, including a catio for rescued feral cats. Daphne explains why a live oak is suffering while its companion is just fine. A viewer shares tips for growing annual morning glory seeds for pollinator flower power all summer. Jeff Pavlat from the Austin & Cactus Succulent Society shows how to tidy up agaves with leaf damage.
Broaden your plant scope with super food plants! David Sargert from It’s About Thyme explains how to grow moringa, curry tree, neem, gotu kola, henna and more. On tour in San Antonio, Christine and Richard Alcorta found the solution for growing fresh-picked food on rocky soil: What causes browned leaves on sago palms (cycads) and why does a viewer’s spineless prickly pear look all spotted? Find out how to grow native cenizo (Texas sage). And see how to grow miniature crops in containers, including tomatoes in a bag in small spaces!