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Preview The Garden Conservancy Open Days Austin 2012 tour with Charlotte Warren and Laura Bohls. Get a closer look at landscape architect Curt Arnette's contemporary design that interfaces the land, family engagement, and wildlife. Daphne explains why spring trees bloomed this fall. Her pick of the week is Mexican olive. Trisha shows how to combine winter vegetables and edible flowers, even in containers.
Tom Spencer previews the Master Gardener tour to show how to mix edibles with flowers and plants for wildlife. Visit two gardeners who stripped out the grass for food, flowers, art, and outdoor living spaces. Daphne answers: Can I recycle kitty litter in the garden? See how to plant bluebonnets and other wildflower seeds with tips from Andrea DeLong-Amaya.
It's tree planting time! E.E. "Mitch" Mitchamore from Hill Country Natives selects native trees for shade, understory, fruit, and wildlife appeal. On tour, see how Jackie Davis turned a typical yard into a wildlife habitat.
Daphne answers, "How can I solarize to kill grass, weeds, and nematodes?" Pick of the week is native damianita. Andrea DeLong-Amaya from The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center demonstrates how to plant a container plant. Special note: The third week of October is officially Texas Native Plant Week. Check out all the activities from workshops to garden tours.
Tom Spencer joins Shirley and Brian Loflin to identify native grasses in the fields and for the garden. On tour, visit a garden of food, wildlife and flowers on a rocky hilltop. Daphne Richards analyzes whether it's okay to water at night under current restrictions. Trisha Shirey shows how to freeze herbs.