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Sharon Lovejoy, author of Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars, sparks childhood imagination and creativity with family fun outdoors. On tour, meet the next generation of gardeners at Casis Elementary. Daphne's pick of the week is snapdragons, a favorite for kids and adult winter gardeners. She answers a viewer's question, "When to move a stressed plant?" Trisha Shirey demonstrates how to preserve basil and dry herbs to pluck for recipes or use in pesto, oils, and vinegars.
National Wildlife Federation Habitat Steward Meredith OReilly identifies butterfly and moth caterpillars and their plant larval food. Daphne answers how to read a plant tag and features native goldenball leadtree. Trisha Shirey demonstrates handy tools she hauls in her garden tote bag.
Lisa Berdoll from Berdoll Pecan Farm goes nuts with tips for cultivating pecan trees. On tour, visit a hillside garden terraced for fruits, vegetables, and perennials. Daphne analyzes dodder that's invaded a gardener's plants. Her pick of the week is native Texas poinsettia. In part 2 of "how not to kill your trees," Trisha Shirey illustrates pruning, watering and mulching tips.
Justin Kasulka from Big Red Sun selects plants that tolerate freeze and drought. On tour, visit a down-sized garden in Mueller. Daphne answers: should we fertilize our lawns with "Winterizer?" Her featured plant is drought tough gopher plant. Trisha illustrates common mistakes that kill trees.