• Missouri-Violet-(Viola-sororia)
    Giant spiderwort (Tradescantia gigantea)
    Missouri-Violet-(Viola-sororia)
    Missouri-Violet-(Viola-sororia)
    Golden groundsel (Packera obovata)
    Elbow bush / Spring herald (Forestiera pubescens)
    Giant spiderwort (Tradescantia gigantea)
    Blackfoot daisy (Melampodium leucanthum)
    Damianita (Chrisactinia mexicana)
    Four-nerve daisy (Tetraneuris scaposa)


  • Invasive mustard threatens wildflowers

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    Rapistrum rugosum in summer. Photo by Marilyn Sallee

    It is happening all over Texas — native wildflowers are being driven out under the onslaught of this one aggressive plant.

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    Remembering the Dust Bowl

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    Reverchon Naturalist March/April 2015 Issue

    Black Sunday, on April 14, 1935, was the single worst day of dust storms during the Dust Bowl days.

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    In the midst of winter, an invincible summer

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    Golden_Groundsel_(Packera_obovata

    Although most gardens in temperate zones die back after the first frost of the season, our Central Texas garden continued to display blooms beyond the conventional range of months

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    Spring plant sales coming up

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    A Native Plant Society sale at the Weatherford Blooms Festival last year.

    Get those hard-to-find native plants for your garden at spring sales offered by our local chapters and other organizations

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    Got milkweed … seeds?

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    Green milkweed

    The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center will collect seed in order to increase the availability of native milkweed in the nursery trade.

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    Just add water…

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    Stock tank ponds add interest in the garden

    A water garden oasis of any size will bring dragonflies, fish, birds and other wildlife to your yard. You will undoubtedly want to give up the TV in order to spend your hours watching.

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