April 7th, 2012
Head into the heat with plants that stand up to drought and stand out in the garden with Michael Cain from Vivero Growers Nursery. On tour, see how Paul Lofton created an outstanding garden on a budget. Daphne Richards identifies crown gall on an oak tree. Her pick of the week is drought-tough thryallis. Merrideth Jiles from The Great Outdoors demonstrates how to propagate plants.
Tips of the Week
Plant eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, tomatillos, summer squash, beans, and cantaloupe.
Plant spring flowering perennials like columbine, winecup, Indian blanket, and yarrow.
Plant perennial shrubs.
Plant agaves, yuccas and other succulents.
Keep after those weeds! Either dig or mow since they are going to seed.
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Question of the Week
What is this growth on my oak tree?
Paul Lofton Garden Design on a Budget
Vivero Growers Company
Michael Cain's List