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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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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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Sprouting Seeds from Egg Cartons

Sprouting Made Easy: Start Your Seeds in Egg Cartons

When you plant 30,000 strawberry plants in anticipation of a big spring event like we do at Barton Hill Farms, you start thinking about planting very early.  But for those of you who are growing on a slightly smaller scale, the time to think about seedlings is now.  By germinating …

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Austin Shopping Guide: 10 Places to Shop Local in 2020

The biggest shopping season of the year is upon us. And with social distancing still important, it’s easier than ever to default to big-box online shopping.  While we don’t begrudge Amazon its success, we don’t want to forget about all the wonderful independent stores in our own backyard! This Christmas, …

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