Episode of the Week

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National Butterfly Center

Meet unique Texas butterflies and ones that wing it across the country—with Marianna Trevino-Wright and Max Munoz from the National Butterfly Center in Mission. On tour in Kyle, small-space gardener Ida Bujan attracts wildlife all year. Daphne makes drought-tough shoestring acacia her pick of the week. Plus, get her analysis of a troubled mandevilla. Trisha makes easy and super tasty refrigerator pickles.

Originally aired September 21st, 2013 (Rebroadcast September 21st, 2013)

Plant of the Week: Shoestring acacia


Tips of the Week

  • Plant cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, garlic and kohlrabi.
  • Water beds in anticipation of planting perennials and vegetables.
  • Water trees!
  • Analyze what isn’t handling drought and explore options.
  • Remove troubled trees before they remove your roof.
  • Get wildflower seeds to plant in a few weeks.

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Question of the Week

What happened to my Mandevilla?

Featured Garden

Native Plant Garden in Small Space

Related Resources

Refrigerator Pickles

Related Gardeners

Ida Bujan
Marianna Trevino-Wright
Daphne Richards
Trisha Shirey