Sunday, March 26, 2017
Turk's cap native plant adapted to Round Top TX

Round Top’s Native Texas Plants

by Calvin R. Finch, PhD Horticulturist and Director Texas A&M Water Conservation and Technology Center The Round Top area has a large palette of native Texas plants...
Round Top landowners can protect against trespass using purple paint.

Protecting Against Trespass

Thanks to the unusually high rainfall that much of Texas received earlier this year, it’s a good bet your stock tank is full of...
Burton Showplace Antique Rose Emporium Walter Bering Sotheby's

Burton Show Place Has Storied Past, Rose-Filled Future

Offered by Walter Bering of Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty.   In 2000, Harley and Jayme Ponder were planning to tear down and burn an old...
solar lease solar panels

Negotiating a Solar Lease on Your Land

Q: I’ve been contacted by a company wanting to enact a solar lease on my land. What issues do I need to be aware of? A: As...
crape myrtle small tree

Use Small Trees to Balance the Landscape

When designing your landscape, it’s important to balance large elements, such as shade trees and lawns, with small trees, shrubs and perennials. In addition...
Gardening for winter color in Round Top

Gardening for Winter Color

Gardening for Winter Color There are a number of easy to grow, showy flowers to consider when you are gardening for winter color in South...
BVD Bovine Viral Diarrhea

Bovine Viral Diarrhea: Be BVD Aware

Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) is a viral disease of cattle and other ruminants that, if it infects your herd, can have dire consequences for your...

The Bald Eagle in Coastal Texas

The bald eagle, our national emblem, is one of the most charismatic birds in Texas. It’s a species that people will stop to watch;...

Branding Livestock Best Means of I.D.

by Kristin Hawkins Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Fire branding livestock has been used since ancient times to prove ownership because it works, said Larry...
Texas Horned Lizard-TPWD-decline

Texas Horned Lizards

Few species conjure up visions of the southwestern United States quite like the horned lizard. With its spines, this flat-bodied lizard fits perfectly in...