Texas Time: Everything you need to know

Close-up of Texas map

Widely known as The Lone Star State, Texas has had a colorful history. Starting in the early 1500s, it was ruled by Spain, followed by France, then back to Spain. Then, in the 19th century, Mexico gained control over the territory for about a decade until it was declared the ‘Republic of Texas’ in 1836. … Read more

Your Ultimate Guide to Texas Plants

Texas wildflowers at sunrise

Whether you’re expanding your flowerbed display or looking to harvest root vegetables, planting in Texas offers several opportunities. Fortunately, you don’t have to be a professional horticulturist to maintain a well-balanced landscape. That said, Texas hosts plenty of plants, from Golden Columbines to Texas Mountain Laurel. One of the challenges gardeners usually face in the … Read more

A Comprehensive Guide to Texas’ History

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From its early Native American history to its involvement in the Civil War, Texas tells a remarkable story of persistence and resilience. Texas began as a native territory, before becoming a Spanish colony. Mexican forces seized the state following wars. The state then earned Republic status after its independence from Mexico. Afterward, Texans yearned for … Read more

Texas Hill Country: A Brief Overview

Texas hill country sunset

The Texas Hill Country is a land of rolling hills, abundant wildlife, limestone bluffs, and amazing history. It is a place where you can find anything from peace and solitude to excitement and unforgettable adventures.  No matter what you are looking for, you are bound to find it in the Texas Hill Country! If you’re … Read more

Texas Axis Deer: An In-Depth Look

Close-up of Texas axis deer

Texas is the largest state in the contiguous US and the second-largest state across the nation after Alaska. With 268,569 square miles of land, Texas’ natural landscape is as vast and diverse as its culture and history. Between amphibians, birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, invertebrates, and plants, the wildlife in Texas is incredibly rich. It has … Read more