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Get egg-citing tips to raise chickens of your own with Michelle Hernandez and Carla Jean Oldenkamp from the Austin Funky Chicken Coop tour. Take a tour of Carla's Zen Hen House and organic vegetable garden. Daphne Richards notes when to fertilize plants and lawn. Her pick of the week: Texas maroon bluebonnet. Trisha Shirey transitions winter crops to summer's harvests.
Garden success, especially in drought, starts right at home. Pat McNeal from McNeal Growers shows how to grow where you're planted. On tour, see how Mueller in east Austin has restored gardens, prairies and lakes over former airport runways and parking lots. John Dromgoole explains what cool-weather crops can still be planted.
David Meeker of Porthole Design illustrates creative options to replace lawn. On tour, visit a garden that replaced lawn with wildlife discovery. Daphne Richards explains when to prune our winter gardens. Certified Arborist Guy LeBlanc has tips to prevent oak wilt and when to prune susceptible oak trees.
Discover drought-durable tips with designer Adams Kirkpatrick from Sunflower Design, including soil-building and water retention designs. On tour, visit Gail and Don Clowe's San Antonio garden where Japanese design meets the Southwest. John Dromgoole explains the benefits of Mycorrhizalfungi to soil and plants.