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Growing Together Texas: Non-profit connects communities through food

By Hattie Robb Thanks to Jessica Tullar Caroom’s passion for planting, Lubbock communities and schools are becoming more involved in the region’s food system.   After starting a school garden for Christ the King, Jessica wanted to launch a nonprofit that focuses on helping school and community gardens thrive, especially in lower-income neighborhoods.   “I … Continued

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Building a Cold Frame

For many people living in the Llano Estacado region, winters are slightly shorter and warmer than other parts of the country. That’s good news for folks who want to extend their garden growing season, and an excellent way to do that is with a cold frame. Easy to construct and maintain, cold frames are a … Continued

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Greenhouse Gardening

This week Local Llano decided to do some digging. We looked into advantages that come from building and maintaining a backyard greenhouse. Greenhouses can extend the season and lifespan of your plants. It is true that you have to put money into building and maintaining a greenhouse over the colder winter months. However if you … Continued

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