The Texas wine industry is exploding. Steven Morgan of the Bluebonnet Wine Trail joins the show to share the insides and outs of this bustling business and how you can enjoy the fruits of their labor (we couldn't resist the pun-ortunity.)Read More
The principles of Islamic garden design have informed almost all of the work at Mirror Lake since Shawn first learned of the concepts in school.
Today, Shawn and Blinda chat with Emma Clark, author of The Art of the Islamic Garden.
Emma Clark designs gardens with a fundamentally spiritual and holistic outlook, undertaking them for private clients and public institutions, both in the U.K. and abroad. She specialises mainly in Islamic gardens, focusing on contemporary interpretations of traditional principles.
She is Senior Tutor on the post-graduate Visual Islamic and Traditional Arts (VITA) Programme at The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts, LondonRead More
The kid are getting antsy! There are only a few more weeks of school left, and if you have little ones you know that they're ready for summer.
Shawn and Blinda chat with Chris Kiewra of Nature Explore, a non-profit whose mission is to "to help children and families develop a profound engagement with the natural world, where nature is an integral, joyful part of children’s daily learning"
Chris offers insight into how best to get your kids away from their screens and in front of nature.Read More
Google and the internet has been a wonderful source for the 21st century gardener. Often times, the solution to our garden scourges can be found with a little self-investigation and a internet connection. However, other times our problems are more daunting. Wouldn't it be wonderful if the average homeowner could send in a sample of a disease-ridden plant, and get a professional diagnosis?
This is where Sheila McBride enters the story...
Sometimes it feels like we have to coax our children to get outside and play. Luckily there are programs like Nature Explore that help make this a little easier on us adults. Chris Kiewra from Nature Explore tell us more...
Looking for a fun day-trip around the Houston area? Somewhere you can enjoy a local wine, some dancing, and great food? Take a little trip down to Santa Fe, TX where Raymond Haak tends to his three acres of grape vine at Haak Vineyards & Winery
Shawn and Blinda interview Raymond and learn more about this local vineyard.
Part II of an interview with Michael Dolan author of The American Porch: An Informal History of an Informal Place.
Shawn and Blinda interview the delightful Michael Dolan, author of The American Porch: An Informal History of an Informal Place.
Shawn and Blinda interview the photographer, Charles Kruvand, the artist behind the gorgeous photographs in The Living Waters of Texas.
See some of Charles's beautiful artwork at his website: www.CharlesKruvand.com