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Interview with Central Texas Gardener

PBS TV show Central Texas Gardener took photos and video of my Central Texas yard and interviewed me. I have been working on my landscape and hardscape since 2005 when we bought our home. My yard is a twice certified Wildlife Habitat. I garden organicly. I do not use herbicides or pesticides in my yard.

Why have native plants?

So you can have friends like these! Texas is losing habitat very, very quickly! We all know about the homeless pet population. What about homeless wildlife? Their homes are being scraped away every day. How would you feel if you were asleep in bed one night and a bulldozer came and scraped your and your kids and

Wicking Bed

I just installed this wicking bed in my own yard. If you are not familiar with wicking beds they water plants from below rather than above. They’re basically containers with water at the base and they act like a giant self-watering pot. The moisture is drawn up through the soil via a process called capillary

Presentation on “Invasives in Texas”

Presented by: Dr. Hans Landel Join the Texas Master Naturalists Good Water Chapter meeting on Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Free of charge and open to the general public. Dr. Hans Landel has conducted over ten years of field research, including studies of endangered wildlife species. He has worked with the