one of my artichoke plants is now budding out. In the artichoke world this means “bearing fruit”, or “putting on artichokes”. I am so excited since this is a long awaited event. Continue reading →

Invasive Plant Workshop

 An Invasive Plant Workshop will be held at the Austin Nature & Science Center by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Dept. Saturday, May 30th, 2009 from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Austin Nature & Science Center in Austin, Texas. Continue reading →

Perdernales Electric’s GREEN WORKS Programs

 Happy green kudos to Perdernales Electric (PEC) for their GREEN WORKS Programs. PEC is working to help the environment by using organic fertilizers on their properties, using a tree for tree program for construction, Christmas tree recycling, HVAC Rebate Program, using solar energy at the PEC Oak Hill office, providing home energy audits, etc. PEC has a public presense & provide public speakers about their GREEN WORKS program. Continue reading →

Lowe’s Green Expo in Leander

 Saturday, March 28th, 2009 from 8am to 4pm, Lowe’s in Leander, Texas is having a Green Expo. I will be set up as a Green REALTOR, EcoBroker & citizen in helping people be green. Register for a Lifetime Storgae Shed that will be given away- no purchase necessary. Lowe’s in Leander 1495 North Highway 183 […] Continue reading →

Simple Composting

 Many make composting seem like rocket science. It’s just not that hard!! My grandma, at her home at 608 Texas Avenue in Austin, TX, composted in a box around her fig tree. Nothing fancy, she just thew her coffee grounds, egg shells, etc. in there. I am about the same. I;’ve never had a fancy […] Continue reading →

Sunshine Garden Plant Sale

 Spring has sprung in the Austin Texas area.  The red buds & mountain laurels are blooming, the weather is mild & Sunshine Community Gardens at 4814 Sunshine Drive, Austin, TX is having their annual Spring Plant Sale March 7th, 2009 from 9am to 2pm.  Knowledgeable gardeners will be there to help inform attendees about Spring […] Continue reading →