The selections have been made and care instructions for January and February picks are available!
Head on over to our NICE! Plant of the Month page to check them out! Plus, keep an eye on the Boerne Star Native Grown column for an upcoming feature on Carolina jessamine and Spiny hackberry!
Jason Singhurst and Ben Hutchins have created a guide to assist in the identification of milkweed in Texas.
You can access the pdf via the link below:
Identification of Milkweeds (Asclepias, Family Apocynaceae) in Texas
The Native Plant Society of Texas Boerne Chapter (NPSOT), Cibolo Nature Center & Farm (CNC&F) and the Patrick L. Heath Public Library (PHPL) are sponsoring a photography contest for Boerne youth to celebrate Native Plant Week in October.
More details here.
The 2014 Application and Guidelines for the Maples for Boerne Giveaway have been posted! Look for them under “Maples for Boerne” on the navigation bar above.
This is a recent article in Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine discussing the ongoing concerns for monarch populations. You will certainly recognize several of the names mentioned in the piece.
“Butterfly on the Brink?” Published in the March 2014 edition of TPWD magazine.
Hopefully, this pdf format will work for most. If you do not have Adobe Reader, you can download it for free here:
Adobe Reader free download
Recommended Plant List (printable)