By Laura McKissack Photography of hügelkultur beds at in.gredients by Whitney Arostegui Back when I began teaching and was freshly moved into a new place, I didn’t have the money to ...
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By Jim Long Creative chefs are always on the lookout for unique and unusual herbs and plants to complement and flavor their dishes. Here are a few gastronomic darlings that have recently moved to ...
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Photography by Nicole Lessin It was logical that the Holly Neighborhood Coalition would ask a team of public interest design graduate students at the University of Texas for a mobile toolshed. ...
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By Jeremy WaltherIllustration by Hillary Weber-Gale Sustainability in the home landscape is more than just a set calendar of seasonal tasks, especially in variable-draped Central Texas, where some ...
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By Carol Ann Sayle At seven o’clock on an already-warm, humid, drought-suffering mid-June day, sweat dripped from my face as I leaned on the spading fork and pushed its tines easily into the ...
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Photography By Dustin Fedako The Food is Free Project started in November 2011 with a single four-by-four-foot raised bed of winter greens in John VanDeusen Edwards’s front yard and a ...
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By Carol Ann Sayle The plants droop in the torrid afternoon sun, hopeful that the day’s torture may eventually fade. Leaves slump to flank stalks—channels of nutrients and ...
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By Jeremy Walther Photography by Holly Henderson  When traveling east to west along Interstate 10 somewhere near Sonora, the transition is sensed more than observed. The color of the spring-fed ...
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