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A special message from Flint and Jay's kids...

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What's behind the green door? Turn up your sound 🔊 and click full screen 🔳 Do you see your porch in our collection of Lone Star deliveries? 👀 Since you're already here, check out our NEW ITEMS! We added a new drop today!

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Now open in person Saturday - Sunday with a special selection!

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Update 5/16/2022: Our weekend hours are now Saturday 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday 9 am - 4 pm. We are open weekends in person for a limited time until construction begins.  Starting this Saturday, April 2, we will be open in person Saturdays and Sundays at our property in Manor. (9-5 like Dolly Parton!) We'll be offering a limited selection of rare items not sold on our website in a rural farmers market style, rustic forest plant sale experience. This will be a trial to our grand plans down the road so we appreciate your patience during our...

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Nominate Lone Star Nursery as a 'Best of Austin' Business 2022!

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Did you know that last year we were a finalist in Austin Chronicle's "Best of Austin 2021 readers poll" shopping category for "most innovative pivot"? Please take a few minutes to nominate Lone Star Nursery as a 'Best of Austin' Business 2022.

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Featured in Texas Gardener Magazine (January / February 2022)

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"Not Your Garden-Variety Nursery" by Susanne Labry. Originally appearing in the January / February 2022 edition of Texas Gardener magazine, pp. 28-31.

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On our Organic Certification...

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From humble beginnings to now... As we began this new growing journey back in March of 2020, and during the most volatile of times, we sent out an email regarding our deep gratitude towards our then NEW, now loyal and devoted customers. One email response was pinned in my mind. It was a tip of advice that’s been burned in our brain ever since. As a 3rd generation Austin-native entrepreneur, neither my grandparents nor parents passed this tip on. It was a customer, and it was simple... "Stay Transparent". I’ve not been one to aim otherwise, but in business there...

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Travelling Plant Show Part 2: Saturday October 23 at RedHorn Coffee and Brewery in Leander!

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We had so much fun, we're doing it again! RSVP to our Facebook event here! See you Noon to 4 pm on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at RedHorn Brewery's Leander location: Red Horn Brewery & Roastery1615 Scottsdale Dr. Blg. 1, Ste 110 || Leander, TX || 78641

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Hidden Gems: Meet Flint Fancy of Lone Star Nursery

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Lone Star Nursery was featured in the September 2021 issue of the online magazine Voyage Austin as one of Austin's Hidden Gems! Read more about our origin story here.

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Travelling Plant Show October 2 2021 at Circle Brewing!

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Come see us LIVE and IN PERSON!

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WE ARE A 'BEST OF AUSTIN' (AUSTIN CHRONICLE) FINALIST! VOTE NOW!

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EXCITING NEWS! WE ARE A FINALIST! Woohoo! Please vote for us in the Austin Chronicle shopping category subheading “most innovative pivot” for 2021!

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Planting tomato and squash in February? The "whys" and "how to's" of planting and protecting from frost.

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  Howdy fellow Central Texas gardeners!  If you're like us, and already have your tomatoes in the ground (and many of you do!), be sure to make your weather app or weather channel, your gardening ally! Many plants cannot handle a frost, but are also favored for early planting for maximum production.   What's all the fuss? You may be asking yourself, "why go to so much trouble to have to protect these plants, why not just wait until it's warmer?" Here's the skinny:  Although tomatoes, technically a short-lived tropical perennial, love the heat, some do have their limitations.  Once temperatures...

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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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