AUSTIN (KXAN) - Judith Craft was in KXAN's studio on Saturday morning to show off some of the herbs that would be featured in the classes hosted by the Austin Herb Society.
Classes on Saturday included "Ready, Set, Grow Your Own Herbs," from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Zilker Botanical Garden Center. Cost is $10. Presentations included "Secrets of Successful Herbs" by Cathy Slaughter, Gabriel Valley Farms, at 9:30 a.m. and "Local Herbs for Everyday Use," by Ellen Zimmerman, EZ Herbs, at 10 a.m. Some of the topics discussed:
- Best herbs forAustin
- Planning your beds
- Selecting soil and compost
- Planting for sun and shade
- Container gardening
- Irrigation & water conservation
- Gardening in a drought
- Cooking with herbs: fresh vs. dried
- Herbal vinegars, salt blends & dressings
- Lavender recipes
- Simple medicinals
- Herbal teas for health
- Creating a fairy garden
- All About Elderberry: Herb of the Year
More than 100 trees covered in lights now shine bright throughout Zilker Park. The Trail of Lights is open for another season.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside of a vehicle which lost control during the icy conditions, DPS said.
Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg heads to court this week as a defendant in a civil trial that could oust her from office.
Santa visited Austin early on Sunday, joining hundreds of motorcyclists for their annual Toy Run.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
Austin Police confirm they have located an 82-year-old women who went missing last night.