Tag Archives: How to Garden in Austin

Tool Care Demonstration at Leaf Landscape Supply North

Tool Care Demonstration at Leaf Landscape Supply North The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape North can answer questions on tool care, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table and tool care demonstration at Leaf Landscape Supply North, 13292 Pond Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78729. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply South

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply South The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape South can answer questions on the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Leaf Landscape Supply South, 5700 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78735. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and Adapted Landscape Plants Guide… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Sunset Valley SFC Farmers Market

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Sunset Valley SFC Farmers Market The Master Gardeners at the Sunset Valley SFC Farmers Market Plant Clinic can answer questions on worm composting, vegetable gardening, landscaping small spaces, butterfly gardening, the best plants for the Austin area, fertilizers, and pest management. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and Adapted Landscape Plants Guide along with other timely Grow Green FAQ sheets. Grow Green is a… Read More →

Austin’s August Vegetable Garden

Stay Hydrated and Keep Gardening! I’m not going to lie. I lose the will to garden in the August vegetable garden. I’m out of rainwater, the heat is relentless, and the last thing I want to do is battle the sun to save some seedlings. But somehow, I bully myself into doing it anyway, and it’s a good thing. If you wait until the weather is easier to deal with, you will be out of luck for fall gardening. Last Call for Warm Season Vegetable Starts The first… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Yarborough Public library

  Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Yarborough Public Library The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Yarborough Public Library can answer questions on self-watering container gardening, insect hotels, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Yarborough Public Library, 2200 Hancock Drive, Austin, TX 78756. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply North

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply North The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at the Leaf Landscape North can answer questions on self-watering grow boxes, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Leaf Landscape Supply North, 13292 Pond Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78729. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and… Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply South

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape Supply South The Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Leaf Landscape South can answer questions on tool care, the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Leaf Landscape Supply South, 5700 W Highway 290, Austin, TX 78735. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you to review or take with you. You’ll find the Native and Adapted Landscape… Read More →

In the (Hot) July Vegetable Garden

It’s Dry in the July Vegetable Garden If you’re a new gardener in the Austin area, you’re probably wondering what you’ve gotten yourself into. The U.S. Drought Monitor tells the story. Over 2/3 of Travis County is now tagged as experiencing extreme drought. Dry conditions mean that the soil has a reduced capacity to capture and store heat, exacerbating the high temperatures we are already experiencing. High nighttime temperatures cause many varieties of tomatoes to produce sterile pollen, which means your plants are going to stop fruiting (if… Read More →

Irrigation Smart Controllers with Charles Swanson

Irrigation Smart Controllers Webinar May 11th As weather patterns can change from rainy to drought annually and seasonally in Texas, knowing when and how much to water your landscape can be a challenge. This webinar will breakdown the basics of irrigation scheduling and how technologies like smart controllers can be great tools for managing irrigation and conserving water. Charles L. Swanson, Extension Program Specialist II – Landscape Irrigation, is the webinar presenter. He will also share performance results from over 10 years of smart controller testing in Texas…. Read More →

Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Wells Branch Eco Fair

Master Gardener Plant Clinic Participating in Eco Fair The Master Gardeners at the Wells Branch Eco Fair can answer questions on  the best plants for the Austin area, lawn care, fertilizers, pest management, worm composting, landscaping challenges, vegetable gardens, and native plants. Look for their table at the Wells Branch Shoreline Recreation Center, 3000 Shoreline Dr. Austin 78728, from 1 pm to 4 pm. They’ll be located on the “porch” next to the gym. In addition to sharing their experience and training, several publications are on hand for you… Read More →