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When to Plant Vegetables in Central Texas

Deciding when to plant your veggies in Central Texas can be a delicate dance! While we don’t get frigid winters like our northern neighbors, just one freeze can be enough to kill tender shoots and leaves. But if we wait too long, those same delicate plants will get scorched by …

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The BHF Guide to Keeping Your Cut Flowers Fresh

Whether you’re cutting flowers from your garden, picking up a bouquet at the grocery store, or bringing home some zinnias and sunflowers from the Austin Spring Festival at Barton Hill Farms, you’ll want to keep those blooms looking beautiful for as long as possible. With a few simple tricks, you …

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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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