By Ellen Zimmerman    Photography by Carole Topalian (left and middle) and Ellen Zimmerman (right) This past summer my husband and I had the unfortunate experience of having our ...
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By Ellen Zimmermann Summer is here and the garden is robust and calling to you. Here are a dozen dynamic ways to feel better while using, and enjoying, our delightful green friends. Grow herbs ...
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I’ll never forget when I first moved to Austin and noticed our abundance of loquat trees—in yards, parks, abandoned lots—they seemed to be everywhere! But if it weren’t for my ...

It wasn’t out of character for Stratus Properties to have an apiary fi lled with up to one million bees placed on the rooftop of Block 21, a downtown high-rise development that’s home to ...
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By Amy Crowell When Europeans first came to Texas, the Tonkawas were the major Native American group that resided in our area. They hunted many things such as buffalo, deer, rabbit and turkey, and ...
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