Native Plant Gardening in Austin, Texas | Michelle Lay

Photos courtesy and copyright of Michelle Lay Today’s guest is Michelle Lay, a native plant gardener in Austin, Texas. Michelle and I have been Instagram acquaintances and friends over the last few years and I’ve enjoyed seeing her central Texas native plant garden evolve. Michelle has the same passion for conversation and protection of the […]

Herbariums, Botanizing New Jersey, and Ecosystems as Backdrops | Bonnie Semmling

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bonnie (@bonntany) Happy 2023 everyone! Spring is trying to spring here but like every year in Texas we brace ourselves for a surprise freeze in February, so I’m not getting too antsy about the growing season yet. But almost! Today’s episode is a fun one and […]

The Horticulturati | Colleen Dieter & Leah Churner

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Horticulturati (@thehorticulturati) Today’s episode is one I have been wanting to make for quite a while and I’m glad it finally happened—an interview with Leah Churner and Colleen Dieter from The Horticulturati, a garden and horticulture podcast based out of Austin, Texas. Leah and Colleen […]

Exploring the Natural History of South Llano River State Park

Western Pygmy Blue Butterfly Sign up for the podcast newsletter —> HERE! Show Notes: +Trail Camera Animals at Guadalupe and South Llano River State Parks +South Llano River State Park

Ep. 5-1: Welcome Back – The Summer Garden, Alaska, and a New Season

View this post on Instagram A new addition to the garden this year, wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia). They were propogated from seeds purchased from @prairiemoonnursery and I have been very impressed. I’m on a quest to find natives that the deer won’t touch—which is actually an ordeal because most plants listed as such aren’t actually. I […]

Ep. 4-14: Urban Flower Farming & Regenerative Agriculture | Cassiopeia Farm

View this post on Instagram We are in full prep mode over here getting ready for our first market tomorrow! I don’t think I’m gonna sleep a wink tonight! SFC Downtown Market, Saturday 3/9 from 9-1 We will have ranunculus, lots of poppies, mixed bouquets, mason jar arrangements and COMPOST TEA! Can’t wait to meet […]

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. 3-16: Permaculture in Texas | Talking Tree Farm: Sylvain & Sarah Clavieres

Last June my husband, son, and I went for a weekend trip to San Antonio. Our last stop before we left town was the Pearl Farmers Market on the north end of the River Walk. A coworker of mine had raved about the Pearl Farmers Market for several years and while we had been able […]

Ep. 3-7: Fall Edible Garden Tour

This is the first in a series of solo episodes for late fall/early winter. Back in October I recorded an audio tour of the the edible garden! I think you will enjoy this episode—there’s a chorus of crows to add some ambiance throughout the show! All of the plants I mentioned are in the show […]