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Backyard Citrus and Small Fruits

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.

Originally aired April 20th, 2013

Plant of the Week: Agave


Tips of the Week

  • Plant caladiums, crinums, and daylilies.
  • Plant okra, beans, squash, cantaloupe, southern peas, pumpkins and watermelon.
  • Plant herbs like rosemary, thyme, basil, and oregano.
  • Plant annual summer seeds like sunflower, celosia, cosmos and zinnia.
  • Plant transplants of annual potato vine for spreading color in shade to sun.
  • Divide agaves, yuccas, and mangaves.
  • Plant caladiums, crinums, and daylilies.

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Question of the Week

Does it really take 100 years for a century plant to bloom?

Featured Garden

Paradise Garden in Liberty Hill

Related Gardeners

April Hendricks
Michelle Pfluger
Daphne Richards
John Dromgoole