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The Spring Lake Garden Club is taking a field trip to locally-owned nursery Wimberley Garden, 419 FM 2325.

Spring Lake Garden Club to tour locally-owned nursery

There is nothing a gardener likes better than a plant nursery. Sadly, privately owned nurseries have become more and more scarce nationwide. Spring Lake Garden Club members will take a mini field trip March 12 to Wimberley Gardens for a presentation by owner, Matt Horvath, as he tells of his personal journey from loving plants to nursery and landscape business ownership.

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The golden-fronted woodpecker is distributed from Texas and Oklahoma through Mexico and Honduras. Freeuse photo 

Exploring Nature: Woodpeckers

My suet feeder on the back deck recently attracted two golden-fronted woodpeckers, a male and a female. They took turns hanging on the suet block and attacking it with their long sturdy bills.

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Disney's "Aladdin" is coming to Bass Concert Hall starting March 11. Left, Jonah Ho'okano as Aladdin and Korie Lee Blossy as Genie sing "Friend Like Me." Photos by Dan van Meer

Bass Concert Hall presents 'Aladdin'

Though the play is called “Aladdin,” it’s safe to say we all know who the show is really about. He’s the charismatic force of the story, without whom Aladdin would still be a scroungy street rat struggling to figure himself out. Sure, Aladdin possessed the pluckiness to seize his destiny, but without the Genie, he wouldn’t have gotten far in Agrabah.

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