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Barton Springs Nursery

3601 Bee Cave Road  I  Austin, Texas 78746

Blog posts September 2015

Butterflyweed

September 18, 2015

Save the Monarch Butterflies!

We just got in our first specimens of Green Antelope Horn Butterflyweed (Asclepias viridis) in 4" containers today! We're excited.
This is one of the Butterflyweeds that are native to our area, in fact, all the way north to Kansas, and they've been difficult to grow…

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Hummingbirds

September 1, 2015

I was recumbent on my back porch this weekend reveling in the garden and watching several hummingbirds buzzing around slurping nectar in between chasing each other and emitting that little high pitched squeak that they have. It was fun noting the species that are blooming this time of year and since…

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