Might 05, 2021
While you’re on the newsstand or within the grocery checkout line this month, seize a duplicate of Higher Houses & Gardens Gardening for Well being journal. Inside you’ll discover two articles I wrote: a information to the instruments most gardeners want, and a profile about an Austin couple with a yard homestead backyard.
Backyard Instruments You’ll Use
To assist me cull my checklist for “Backyard Instruments You’ll Use,” I polled my gardening mates about their handiest, most-used instruments and obtained plenty of nice suggestions. However I may solely embrace must-haves! See in case your important instruments match up with my checklist.
Rising the Dream
In “Rising the Dream” you’ll find out about Austin couple Robin Finlay and Adam Voorhes, who’ve an city “farm” full with greens and citrus timber, chickens and bees, plus rainwater harvesting and a seed-starting greenhouse. Their hardworking backyard was designed by the gifted B. Jane.
Need backyard teaching?
As a aspect notice, Austin readers, when you want a garden-coaching session that will help you bounce again from the February snowpocalypse, I’m providing teaching providers once more for a restricted time. We’ve all misplaced crops, and it may be onerous to know what to prune again, what to offer extra time for restoration, and what the very best alternative crops to your yard is perhaps. I’m right here to assist! Contact me to let me know what’s occurring and what you need assistance with. Austin as much as Cedar Park areas most popular, however I’m versatile so let me know the place you’re. Weekday mornings solely.
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Digging Deeper: Information and Upcoming Occasions
Do you like ponds in addition to gardens? Seize your solar hat and attend Austin’s twenty sixth annual Pond and Backyard Tour on June 5 and 6. Sponsored by the Austin Pond Society, the tour consists of 13 ponds over two days, with admission of $20 prematurely (till 5/31) and $25 on the day of (on-line funds solely; no money).
Be a part of the mailing checklist for Backyard Spark! Hungry to find out about backyard design from the consultants? I’m internet hosting a sequence of talks by inspiring backyard designers, panorama architects, and authors a couple of occasions a 12 months in Austin. (Whereas in-person talks are presently on hiatus as a result of pandemic, I plan to renew once more as quickly as doable.) Talks are limited-attendance occasions that promote out shortly, so be part of the Backyard Spark e mail checklist to be notified prematurely. Merely click on this hyperlink and ask to be added.
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