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Compost Happens with a Little Help from its Friends

Apr 13th, 2017 | By | Category: gardening tips, Grow Something, show tips, spring, summer

Recreate in your backyard what nature does, well, naturally. By collecting organic matter, and mixing it together in the proper ratios, you get compost.



Tim Miller’s Central Texas Planting Guide

Mar 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: Grow Something, show tips

Farmer Tim Miller is a “weather whisperer”. He can pinpoint the day it will rain in our parched part of the world, and uses this gift to guide his planting.



Growing Fennel

Nov 27th, 2016 | By | Category: gardening tips, Grow Something, show tips, winter

Fennel is a gorgeous Mediterranean perennial herb that does well in winter and early spring gardens in moderate climates. Garden and food blogger, Renee Studebaker, is in love with fennel, and her affection for the plant has made her a bit of an expert in growing it in the Central Texas area.



Spring Food Garden Success

Feb 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Grow Something, show tips, spring, the show

Growing your own takes patience and knowledge. You’re on your own for the patience, but we can help you with a few tips to supplement your knowledge base.



Ten Tips for Food Garden Success

Oct 24th, 2015 | By | Category: Grow Something, show tips, the show

No matter in the world you grow a food garden, the ten tips on this page will move you toward success.



Recipe: Prickly Pear Cactus Juice

May 1st, 2015 | By | Category: beverages, blog, cook something, Grow Something

Prickly pear cactus grows as a wildflower across much of North America, and the pears — the lustrous magenta fruits called apples or tunas — too often go to waste (if not consumed by wildlife). But not anymore.



Tips for Growing Homegrown Tomatoes

Apr 9th, 2015 | By | Category: gardening tips, Grow Something, show tips, spring, summer

If you are a fan of tomatoes–the most popular food crop in the home garden, then you ought to grow them at least once so you can know firsthand the joy of an honest, fresh, ripe tomato.



Web Exclusive: Free Soil Tests at Fusebox Festival

Apr 7th, 2015 | By | Category: blog, Grow Something

Central Texas food gardeners can get a FREE soil test April 10 – 12, 2015 at the SOIL KITCHEN during the Fusebox Festival.



Plant Sales

Feb 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Grow Something, spring

On March 7, 2015, folks in the Austin, Texas, metro area are in for a treat. Two long- running plant sales are taking place, which gives you a chance to scoop up some healthy organic vegetable and herb transplants for your spring garden. You’ll want to arrive early and take a place in line, because the crowds get long.



Seed Starting Tips

Jan 9th, 2015 | By | Category: gardening tips, Grow Something, show tips, the show

Few creations in this world are as miraculous as a single seed. Inside each tiny package, some of which are smaller than the head of a pin, an embryonic plant sleeps, dreaming of the day it’s called to serve its intended purpose.

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