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Austin Spring Festival

The 2021 Austin Spring Festival Revealed!

The Austin Spring Festival at Barton Hill Farms is just a month away!  We’re so excited to welcome you and your family and friends to the farm for a day of nature, education, and thousands upon thousands of bright, cheerful spring flowers.  After February’s deep freeze, we weren’t sure what …

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Gardening Books

Ask a Farmer: What Are the Best Gardening Books?

Contrary to popular belief, farmers and gardeners aren’t born with a naturally green thumb! (At least, we weren’t!) We learn our craft over time, studying the wisdom of the growers that came before us.  That means practice, testing, and lots of reading to figure out the best ways to grow …

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blue-bonnets

Get to Know the Wildflowers of Central Texas

Identify some of the most popular native Texas wildflowers and learn some fun facts – like what the law actually says about picking bluebonnets.

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A young black girl looking at a box garden

How to Design a Low-Maintenance Garden the Family Will Love

Many urban and suburban families dream of having a lush, green paradise where they can enjoy a sunny Sunday surrounded by bright flowers and bustling butterflies.  We flip through Better Homes & Gardens or This Old House and drool over spectacular gardens…but when we dig into the details, we see …

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