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See how grow fruit trees, berries and grapes with Tom Spencer and Jim Kamas, Texas AgriLife Extension fruit specialist. On tour, gardeners take food growing to new levels on their rooftop garden. Daphne Richards explains why a seedling turned out a different color than its parent plant. John Dromgoole shows how to grow bare root fruit trees and berries.
Consulting arborist Don Gardner explains why trees suffer and die in drought and how to save them. On tour, Annie Gillespie salvages an uncomfortable slope for gardens and family. Get Daphne's tips to care for wintering bluebonnets and other spring wildflowers. Her pick of week is winter edibles to tuck into perennial beds. John Dromgoole shows how to prevent insects and disease on fruit trees.
In our annual roundtable conversation, get the CTG team's personal perspectives. Tom, Trisha, Daphne, and John swap stories about their mistakes, best advice, and how change and balance influence their gardens as we head into a new year.
Meet some durable groundcovers for shade and sun with Michelle Pfluger from Green 'n Growing. On tour, visit Elayne Lansford's Bottle World, her tribute to triumph over life-threatening illness and the power of healing through gardening. Daphne Richards explains why to firm the soil around new plants. Her pick of the week is native shrub agarita. Merrideth Jiles from The Great Outdoors shows off a few plants that stand up to drought and hard freeze.