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Glowing color of persimmon creates most stunning petunia
Glowing color of persimmon creates most stunning petunia

This European Style urn comes to life with Supertunia Persimmon and Supertunia Mini Vista White petunias, Augusta Lavender heliotrope and a splash of Whirlwind Blue scaevola. Photo by Norman Winter

Glowing color of persimmon creates most stunning petunia

Happy birds that come to this water station as it has been decorated with Supertunia Persimmon petunia making its debut in 2023.

Glowing color of persimmon creates most stunning petunia

Supertunia Persimmon sports a glowing yellow throat that echoes this partnership that includes Superbells Yellow Improved calibrachoa.

Glowing color of persimmon creates most stunning petunia

Supertunia Persimmon petunia debuting in 2023 makes quite the complementary partner with Superbells Grape Punch calibrachoa and Superbena Royale Chambray verbena. Photo by Norman Winter

Glowing color of persimmon creates most stunning petunia

To me, this is the prettiest petunia I have ever grown. It is so pretty that if it only lasted a month, I would say I can hardly wait until next year. But it is a Supertunia and therefore will perform as suggested, a super petunia. The name of this new variety is Supertunia Persimmon.

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Q. I read in the paper about a new collection the library received called the “Mike Cox Collection.” How does this collection add to the library’s existing collections??

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Below, Taiwan Bowl’s General Tso’s chicken with rice served with chicken, a rice ball, yellow pickled radish and fried egg. Below, Taiwan Bowl's crispy chicken with noodle soup —  noodle soup with broccoli and crispy chicken on the side. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Taiwan Bowl

Are you looking for a delicious Asian spot where you’re greeted by friendly staff? Taiwan Bowl is just the place.

First Stage Theatre Camp for Kids set for Aug. 2-4 at Wimberley Playhouse

During the First Stage Theatre Camp kids will gain sound theatre training in a structured, fun-filled atmosphere and learn ways to work patiently and respectfully with each other. Photo submitted by the Wimberley Players

First Stage Theatre Camp for Kids set for Aug. 2-4 at Wimberley Playhouse

Kids will learn the skills to create scenery, props, and costumes.

First Stage Theatre Camp for Kids set for Aug. 2-4 at Wimberley Playhouse

The Wimberley Players opens up the world of theatre to children with the 2nd annual First Stage Theatre Camp. In this three-day camp for kids aged 8 to 12, participants can peek behind the curtain into the dynamic and rewarding world of theatre.

Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic

In mid-May the garden starts to show its potential with Luminary Sunset Coral phlox, Heart to Heart Bottle Rocket caladiums and Royal Hawaiian Maui Gold elephant ears. Photo and design by James Winter

Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic

The first week of June shows the Heart to Heart Bottle Rocket caladiums growing at a rapid pace but, Luminary Sunset Coral is also reaching its 30-inch height.

Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic

Luminary Sunset Coral tall garden phlox (pictured here) with Heart to Heart Bottle Rocket caladium and Royal Hawaiian Maui Gold elephant ear will make its debut in 2023.

Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic
Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic

Looking over this wall with orange impatiens and Superbena Whiteout verbena and through the Red Abyssinian banana, shows Luminary Ultraviolet, Luminary Sunset Coral and Pyromania torch lilies welcoming the morning sun. Photos by Norman Winter

Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic

The end of June shows Heart to Heart Bottle leaves are huge giving a hand painted look echoing the color of Luminary Sunset Coral tall garden Phlox.

Luminary Sunset Coral creates a new phlox fanatic

Luminary Sunset Coral has turned The Garden Guy into a full-blown phlox fanatic. This rousing color would probably remind you of some electrifying lipstick or fingernail polish, a most rare color in the plant world.

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“Here’s the universal truth: the dive is essentially a conversation that has been going on for a long time. It’s going to go on after you leave... but the bar itself is an ongoing conversation,” said author Anthony Head about the timelessness of dive bars like San Marcos’ own Showdown, pictured above. Photo by Celeste Cook

Long Live the Dive

It’s 11:30 a.m. on a Wednesday, and a handful of regulars cluster together at the bar of Showdown, grabbing beers and maybe some lunch while “Mission Impossible” plays soundlessly on the TV.

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Above, Fish Tales' catfish plater, which came with five pieces of cornmeal crusted catfish with hushpuppies and French fries. Below, fried oyster po boy with French fries and hushpuppies. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: Fish Tales

What's better than crispy golden fried catfish with killer hush puppies? Maybe a perfectly prepared fried oyster poboy served on a soft pillowy white bun?

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