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At long last, these new flowers were meant to bee
At long last, these new flowers were meant to bee

Now in late July and approaching its 100th day of bloom, Meant to Bee Queen Nectarine agastache is still putting on a show with Luminary Ultraviolet tall garden phlox, Rockin Playin’ the Blues salvia and Limelight Prime hydrangea. Photos by Norman Winter

At long last, these new flowers were meant to bee

In early May Meant to Bee Royal Raspberry, and Meant to Bee Queen Nectarine agastache are already putting on a tremendous show. Both will debut in 2023.

At long last, these new flowers were meant to bee

Early June the show continues with both Meant to Bee agastache varieties, while Pyromania Blaze torch lily and Rockin Playin’ the Blues salvias and Truffula Pink gomphrena are contributing much more.

At long last, these new flowers were meant to bee

Now in late July and approaching its 100th day of bloom Meant to Bee Queen Nectarine agastache is still putting on a show with Luminary Ultraviolet tall garden phlox, Rockin Playin’ the Blues salvia and Limelight Prime hydrangea. Photo by Norman Winter

At long last, these new flowers were meant to bee

As you are reading this column, Meant to Bee Queen Nectarine and Meant to Bee Royal Raspberry, two new agastache varieties, are approaching their 100th day of bloom at The Garden Guy’s house. Both agastache or hummingbird mint varieties will be making their debut in 2023 and in a summer of miserable heat, my trials of these flower varieties has brought joy and excitement.

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The San Marcos community gathered to celebrate and dedicate a new art installation near the San Marcos River —  “Guardians of the San Marcos River.” Above, Dr. Mario Garza, Indigenous Cultures Institute board of elders chair, dedicates the new art installation during a ceremony on Thursday. Below, Thom Rogers, project manager and former Visual Arts Team Lead at San Marcos High School, speaks to the crowd gathered at Ramon Lucio Park. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo

GUARDIANS OF THE RIVER: San Marcos Arts Commission, community celebrate new art installation

The San Marcos community gathered to celebrate and dedicate a new art installation near the San Marcos River.

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Above, DoubleDave's Pizzaworks' The Works pizza — a pie topped mozzarella, onions, green peppers, smoked ham, pepperoni, Italian sausage, mushroom, smoked provolone and oregano — and a side of ranch dressing. Below, a Philly cheesesteak stromboli from DoubleDave's, which came with seasoned steak, mozzarella cheese and white American cheese folded into hand-tossed original crust, rolled in cornmeal and baked. Daily Record photos by Nick Castillo & Lance Winter

Foodie Friday: DoubleDave's Pizzaworks

DoubleDave’s Pizzaworks fancy itself as a “real pizza joint.”

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