EARTH REPAIR CORPS

Native Plant of the Month – April

April 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode Penstemon/Beardtongue species Pictured: Penstemon cobaea, Penstemon triflorus, Penstemon baccharifolius, Penstemon tenuis Family: Plantaginaceae (Plantain)  The Penstemon genus features many different species of small perennial herbs with a great variety of… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – March

March 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Tinantia anomala – False Dayflower Family: Commelinaceae False Dayflower is a delicate perennial herb native to central Texas that loves to grow in the… Read More

Festival Beach Food Forest Revisited

01.09.2019 Written by: Kirby Fry – All Images © Woody Welch 2019 Read our 2015 post on Festival Beach here.  Three years after the design and installation of the Festival Beach Food Forest in Austin, Texas, Woody Welch and… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – January

January 2019 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Elymus/Wildrye genus  – Prairie/Canada Wildrye and Virginia Wildrye – Elymus canadensis and Elymus virginicus, etc. Family: Poaceae Elymus is an agriculturally and ecologically important genus of mid-size cool… Read More

Crop of the Month – January

January 2019 – Crop of the Month Mulberry – Scientific Name: Morus rubra Family: Moraceae Written by: Kirby Fry Winter is upon us here in Central Texas and most of our favorite nurseries are now getting in their… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – December

December 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Juniper species, Juniperus ashei etc Family: Cupressaceae The many different sturdy and robust trees of the Juniper genus lend a resilient character to the landscapes… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – November

November 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Rusty Blackhaw, Cramp Bark – Viburnum rufidulum Family: Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle) Fall weather draws beautiful colors from the leaves and berries of the Rusty Blackhaw… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – October

October 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Plateau Goldeneye, Toothleaf Goldeneye, Chimalacate – Viguiera dentata  Family: Asteraceae Plateau Goldeneye is a 3-6 foot semi-woody perennial herb/subshrub that can be seen blooming… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – September

September 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Indian Mallow – Abutilon species, Abutilon fruticosum  Family: Malvaceae (Mallow Family) Plants in the Abutilon genus are collectively called Indian Mallows and occur across Texas in a variety… Read More

Native Plant of the Month – August

August 2018 – Native Plant of the Month Written by Guest Contributor: Elenore Goode   Maximilian Sunflower – Helianthus maximiliani  Family: Asteraceae/Aster Maximilian Sunflower is a very hardy perennial herb, and a staple flowering plant of the prairie that… Read More