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The Heritage Association Board of Directors is hosting this week's Cottage Kitchen Luncheon at the Charles S. Cock House Friday. Daily Record file photo

Heritage Association Board serves Cottage Kitchen Luncheon

The Cottage Kitchen returns from its December break this Friday, Jan. 10. The Heritage Association Board of Directors will host lunch at the Charles S. Cock House Museum, located at 400 E.

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The Luna home in the Blanco River Village neighborhood, marked by connected planters filled with native plants, is this month's Spring Lake Garden Club's Yard of the Month. Photos by Sharon Lockett

A 'Sustainable Success'

“It’s a community project” is how Heidi Luna describes the handsome front yard of the home where she and Justin have lived and landscaped for the past five years in

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Nearly 700 million people get a mosquito-borne illness each year resulting in over one million deaths, making mosquitoes one of the most dangerous animals. Freeuse photo

Exploring Nature: Dangerous Animals

What is the most dangerous killer in the world? Far and away, it is the mosquito. This little pest kills about a million people a year by infecting them with

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New Year's resolutions have a way of becoming unfulfilled, but keeping resolutions that involve an enjoyable hobby — like gardening — can be a little easier to keep. Gardening resolutions can be anything from building a compost bin or adding a birdfeeder to planting more pollinator-friendly native species, like this Antelope Horn milkweed near Wimberley that has three Gray Hairstreak and five Juniper Hairstreak butterflies feeding on it. Photo by Lance Winter

Growth in Gardening: Garden resolutions for the New Year

Happy New Year, everyone. While January is the month to plan and dream about your yard and garden, smart gardeners know that a wish list drawn up in winter can


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