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"This garden is a unique collaboration between The City of Austin Park & Recreation Department (PARD) and the Austin Area Garden Council (AAGC). The garden is free and open to the public most days year-round and is enjoyed by over 400,000 visitors each year, including thousands of school children from Austin and the surrounding communities."
"Whether you are a florist,
gardener, or just love flowers, we are sure
that you will enjoy your visit and be delighted by our products and flowers."
"Enchanted Rock State Natural Area consists of 1643.5 acres on Big Sandy Creek, north of Fredericksburg, on the border between Gillespie and Llano Counties. It was acquired by warranty deed in 1978 by the Nature Conservancy of Texas, Inc., from the Moss family."
"Driftwood Estate Winery is owned and operated by Gary and Kathy Elliott. The vineyard, planted in 1998, is 20 acres with 14 acres currently in production with 8 grape varieties. We received our winery license in July of 2002 and did our first commercial grape crush with the August 2002 harvest."
Take a deep breath and inhale the aroma of some of the best BBQ the Hill Country has to offer. You've found "The Salt Lick" so named by owner Hisako Roberts and her husband, the late Thurman Roberts, because "a Salt Lick is something where all the animals congregate. There is something good, something essential about it."
"Mark Penna brings 20 years of varied experience in the Texas wine business to his role as winemaker and vineyard manager for Mandola Estate Winery. Managing all operations includes grape variety selection, vineyard management, and winemaking."
"The Alamo Orchid Society helps its members and the public increase their enjoyment of orchids by increasing their knowledge of orchids."
Greater North Texas Orchid Society
"The history of the GNTOS goes wa-a-a-ay back. In the mid-40s there were only three orchid growers in town: Eli Sanger of Sanger Brothers, which was Dallas’ biggest department store at that time, Roy Munger, known for Munger Place and Munger Street, and Percy Larkin"
"The Fort Worth Orchid Society was organized on October 5th, 1971.. The FWOS meets the first Monday of each month, unless it is a holiday, at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Center at 7:00 p.m. "
The Houston Orchid Society, INC
"The Houston Orchid Society Inc. (HOS) is a non-profit
organization representing a group of people who share a fascination with
orchids. The HOS was organized November 15, 1945 and has the distinction of
being the second society in the United States to affiliate with the American
Orchid Society (AOS) on December 23, 1946."