Home Gardening

Austin Grow Green: PDF Print
The City of Austin’s Grow Green program provides Austin area homeowners with earth-wise solutions to yard care problems & offers more than 20 fact sheets on general landscaping tips, native & adapted plants & pest & disease problems. Details: www.cityofaustin.org/growgreen.
Earth-Wise Guide to Weeds: PDF Print
The Grow Green program of the City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department & the Texas Cooperative Extension have produced a free guide on weeds that’s available to anyone with an interest in gardening. It’s a full-color, quick-reference publication that helps home gardeners identify & choose the least toxic options for weed control. It contains a 3-page foldout chart on annual, perennial & cool & warm season weeds. The guide is available at more than 40 locations in the Austin area, including retail nurseries & home improvement centers. See growgreen.org/nurseries for locations. Or get it on-line at www.ci.austin.tx.us/growgreen/downloads/weeds.pdf.
Garden for Wildlife! PDF Print
Help get the City of Austin certified as a Community Wildlife Habitat. Join National Wildlife Federation’s nationwide team of volunteers who serve our communities as Habitat Stewards. The National Wildlife Federation’s web site will teach you how to create & restore wildlife habitat in yards, schoolyards & other private & public areas. No prior experience is necessary. Details: Rebecca < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it > or Jane 794-0058 www.nwf.org/gardenforwildlife.