Archive for 2008

Everyone loves winecup


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


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


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 […]