Texas Frontier News: Texas Mustang Grape Wine Judged Excellent!

Texas Frontier News: Texas Mustang Grape Wine Judged Excellent! An article in the Galveston Daily News from October 25, 1868, on the front page no less, caused me to ask the question: In the 1860s, what characteristics must a locally produced Texas wine, and especially a local Texas native Mustang…

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Our Katy Prairie Needs Your Support With Email By End Of Day Today!

Our Katy Prairie Needs Your Support With Email By End Of Day Today! For your speed and convenience, please CUT AND PASTE the following text and/or modify it as you see fit and EMAIL IT… TODAY! Please email your comments to mailto:us290amtstudy@hcpid.org (and copy mailto:info@katyprairie.org) by end of day today May…

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Monarch Garden: Golden-Agers Raising Golden Butterflies

Monarch Garden: Golden-Agers Raising Golden Butterflies Nursing facility residents are becoming grandmas and grandpas again A movement involving golden agers, butterflies and native plants has begun in a quiet facility in Pearland Texas just south of Houston. The residents of Tuscany Village Nursing Facility and Rehabilitation are sharing the excitement of…

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Don’t Get Between Me and My Frogfruit

Don’t Get Between Me and My Frogfruit This past Thursday evening, I attended the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT), Houston Chapter meeting held at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center. The November meeting is avidly awaited for two good reasons. First, it’s a potluck extravaganza and people bring dishes…

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T.V. Munson & the Texas Grape Legacy: How Did Things Get This Screwed Up?

T.V. Munson & the Texas Grape Legacy: How Did Things Get This Screwed Up? Last week, I read Ron Saikowski’s story on the Courier of Montgomery website (Courier article on T.V. Munson) titled “History in the making during Texas Wine Month”. In this article, he discussed perhaps the highest point…

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What You Can Do for Texas Native Plant Week – October 18-24, 2015

What You Can Do for Texas Native Plant Week – October 18-24, 2015 Reprinted from October 2015 Hyde Park Newsletter Native Texas plants in gardens, landscaping and habitats help sustain nature at a time when the “wild and natural” are disappearing. These plants help sustain a healthy ecosystem by supporting a…

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