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Five tips on starting a fall veggie garden, including how to get transplants, soil delivered (Austin 360, September 2020)

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September is a great time to start a fall garden, if you can keep the soil moist. Many garden supply stores don’t yet have those cool weather crops, such as kale and broccoli, but Lone Star Nursery is offering delivery of garden supplies, including fall vegetable transplants.

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Want to garden but can’t find plants? Lone Star Nursery delivering to your door. (Austin 360, March 2020)

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Lone Star Nursery, a wholesale plant nursery in Austin, has shifted its business model to sell directly to customers, offering delivery to gardeners throughout Central Texas.

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Unique Beneficial Plants (Central Texas Gardener, May 2019)

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Watch as Lone Star Nursery Co-owner Flint Fancy appears on Central Texas Gardener to talk about just some of the unique beneficial plants we grow! 

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Healing Plants & Edibles for Us and Wildlife (Central Texas Gardener, May 2015)

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Watch as Jay Beard introduces Tom Spencer from Central Texas Gardener to under-the-radar edible and beneficial plants.

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If We Plant It, They Will Come (Austin Chronicle, August 2014)

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Lone Star Nursery partnered with Texas Farmers Market to host free milkweed awareness programs at the Cedar Park and Mueller markets.

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New Horizon Edible Plants (Central Texas Gardener, July 2014)

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Watch as Jay Beard introduces unique edible plants to Tom Spencer of Central Texas Gardener.

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Plant Milkweed to Help Monarch Butterflies (Austin American Statesman, February 2014)

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Jay Beard said he first got interested in milkweed after customers began asking whether he grew native varieties. He decided to research the feasibility because of limited space at his quarter-acre East Austin nursery. He found that milkweed can be difficult to grow, but that became a challenge to the self-taught horticulturalist.

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Plight in Flight (Austin Chronicle, February 2014)

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Can Austin save the migratory monarch by planting pit-stop snacks?  Lone Star Nursery hosted a "Bring Back the Monarch" campaign with Texas Farmers Markets to encourage people to plant more milkweed.

 

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