Archive for 2008

Everyone loves winecup

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Everyone seems to like the winecup. This Texas native is a favorite along highway rights-of-way and on wildflower trails, as well as in home gardens.

Remembering Kate Hillhouse

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Kate found a calling later in life when she began teaching others what she’d taught herself about botany. She created a workshop to instruct gardeners across Texas on how to use dichotomous keys for plant identification

Lacey oak

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A happy surprise for me several years ago when I began paying more attention to the trees of the Hill Country was “discovering” the Lacey oak (Quercus laceyi).  I especially was struck by the graygreen […]