Ep. 4-8: Cultivating Resilient Garden Design in Central Texas | Michael Wolfert & Symbiosis Regenerative Systems

View this post on Instagram This is a swale and berm system we set up to deter water away from the house. Swales and berms are great for under ground aquifers, as low maintence gardens, and are ideal for planted trees! #permacultureatx #atx #austintx #hillcountry #offgrid #greenliving #symbiosistx #permaculture #swales #berms A post shared by […]

Ep. 4-4: Permaculture, Natural History, & the Urban Garden | Katelyn Reeves

View this post on Instagram Prepping my ethnobotany presentation today for the Native Arts Day event. It's hosted by the Rio Brazos Master Naturalist this coming Saturday at Big bear Museum in Cleburne. Trying to pick which native plants would be most interesting but also most significant to the tribes who lived here for ages […]

Ep. 4-3: Wildflowers of Texas | Michael Eason

Zinnia grandiflora Asclepias asperula Stretpanthus culteri Stenandrium and Physaria All photos above courtesy of Michael Eason. Photo cover from Timber Press. In the spring I previewed and then bought the newly published Wildflowers of Texas field guide which has turned out to be the book I’ve always wanted but had been missing from my field […]

Ep. 3-20: Foraging Texas | Dr. Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen

If you’re in Texas and have ever wondered whether a wild plant you came across was edible you may have stumbled across Foraging Texas in your research. The website is run by Dr. Mark ‘Merriwether’ Vorderbruggen, who by day is a scientist and by nights and weekends, well, he’s still a scientist but he’s also […]

Ep. 3-15: A New Garden Ethic | Benjamin Vogt

I can’t recall just how I came across Benjamin Vogt’s original blog, The Deep Middle, but I’ve been an avid reader of his writings for at least five or six years. His posts were always ones that sought to poke the bear, if you will, ones to provoke you into thinking about your own relationship […]

Ep. 3-14: The Common Milkweed Nursery | Jennifer Kleinrichert & Steve Ross

Several years ago I started reading a blog called The Common Milkweed. I think I was searching for other nature and garden bloggers and came across Jennifer’s blog—but honestly I can’t remember how I landed on the website—however, I was hooked! Over the years they added in The Common Milkweed Nursery and slowly I began […]

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