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Barton Springs Nursery

3601 Bee Cave Road  I  Austin, Texas 78746

Blog posts July 2015

Farewell Mae!

July 21, 2015

I just want to thank Mae Sanchez for 15 years of being the team captain, manager, cheerleader, multiple multi-tasking, genuine, knowledgeable, super Texas cowgirl. She has always remained calm in the eye of the storm (busy Saturdays) with a smile, no problem. We are going to miss her as she furthe…

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Oxblood Lilies

July 17, 2015

In a couple of months you're going to start seeing beautiful, bright red trumpet-shaped flowers popping up out of the ground in sudden and surprising fashion. These delightful bulbs are called Ox-blood Lilies (Rhodophiala bifida - also called Schoolhouse Lilies for their impeccable timing of showing…

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Purple Martins

July 7, 2015

The Purple Martins have landed!

No, not 'purple Martians', Purple Martins. This time of year, for just a few weeks, a large group of Purple Martins come to roost in north Austin. A few hundred thousand birds swirling through the sky as they each vie for their overnight roost in some seriously clo…

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Purple Martins

July 7, 2015

The Purple Martins have landed!

No, not 'purple Martians', Purple Martins. This time of year, for just a few weeks, a large group of Purple Martins come to roost in north Austin. A few hundred thousand birds swirling through the sky as they each vie for their overnight roost in some seriously clo…

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