Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Easy-to-Grow Fruits

Apples and peaches are the king and queen of fruits, but they are also among the most difficult to grow in Central Texas. It’s...
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...
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...
Wedding Season in Round Top

Round Top Wedding Wear

It's the season for a Round Top wedding. Blushing brides, dashing grooms, happy friends and families are gathering somewhere beautiful. Maybe it's on the...
Dorothy Shelby uses her art to connect with people.

The Seasons of Dorothy Shelby

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV) Dorothy Shelby is an artist, a musician,...
Tootsie Tomanetz, her husband White and their former employee Lorie Woodward Cantu

More Stories from City Meat Market

Tootsie Tomanetz, now a Texas barbecue pitmaster of renown and my former boss at City Meat Market in Lexington, said she never had any...
Marking equipment helps prevent theft and aid recovery

Seven Theft Prevention Tips for Landowners

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association’s (TSCRA) 30 special rangers, stationed throughout Texas and Oklahoma, are busy handling cases involving millions of dollars of...
Roses are favorite landscape plants.

Xeriscape Roses

Roses are a favorite landscape plant. Most modern roses are hybrid tea roses offering a huge selection of varieties in every imaginable color. Hybrid...
Bobwhite quail populations are declining across Texas.

Bobwhite Quail

One of my greatest childhood memories was visiting my aunt’s dairy in north Texas and listening to the distinctive call of the bobwhite quail....
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Round Top Antiques Show Insider’s Guide

Round Top Antiques Show? Antiques Week? Warrenton? Marburger? You need an insider's guide, no matter what you call it. The Round Top Antiques Show is...