September is a great time to start a fall garden, if you can keep the soil moist. Many garden supply stores don’t yet have those cool weather crops, such as kale and broccoli, but Lone Star Nursery is offering delivery of garden supplies, including fall vegetable transplants.
Jay Beard said he first got interested in milkweed after customers began asking whether he grew native varieties. He decided to research the feasibility because of limited space at his quarter-acre East Austin nursery. He found that milkweed can be difficult to grow, but that became a challenge to the self-taught horticulturalist.