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Design Ideas from Toronto to Texas

On a quick, yet inspiring trip to Toronto in June for the Garden Blogger’s Fling, I didn’t cart much home in my suitcase. But I crammed my head with ideas, which made it through Customs just fine. This front porch is really quite Austin chic! I swooned over plants that I can’t grow, like heart-stealer | read more →

Garden Conservancy Austin tour 2015

Good grief! What happened to my Iris nada? Well, the crape myrtle I’d planted years ago died, thrusting this partially shady area into hot afternoon sun. My iris got sunburned with this abrupt reversal. Other plants simply fried. I’ll cut off the bad leaves and move them to a shadier spot where they’ll recover nicely. | read more →

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Butterfly Gardening by Color

encore air date: October 1, 2015

original air date: September 5, 2015

Spin a butterfly plant color wheel with Max Munoz from the National Butterfly Center to attract butterflies all year long. On tour, Rollingwood’s City Hall’s become a venue for neighbors and pollinators since plants and strolling paths replaced lawn. Daphne identifies destructive bagworms on trees and shrubs and explains how to remedy. Add the taste of tarragon to your recipes with Mexican mint marigold, a fall bloomer that attracts pollinators. Get tips for planting those wildflower seeds with Jeff Ferris from The Natural Gardener.

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October To Do List

This month's tips for how to care for your plants, pruning, fertilizing, lawn care, and preping for your garden. Read the entire to do list.