Barton Springs Nursery

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Barton Springs Nursery is listed in the Nurseries Plants Trees Etc Retail category in Austin, Texas. Displayed below is the only current social network for Barton Springs Nursery which at this time includes a Facebook page. The activity and popularity of Barton Springs Nursery on this social network gives it a ZapScore of 16.

Contact information for Barton Springs Nursery is:
3601 Bee Cave Rd
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 328-6655
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This just in...Our tropical house is filled with unique, super-cool and collectible succulents. Come check them out!

Look out! Someone let the cat out of the bag about our Spring Cleaning Sale!

If you're someone who's itching to get a drop on spring veggies, we want to help you out. We have warm season veggie seeds already in stock, and we have a few essential products marked down to help you coax the most out of your veggies. :)

Barton Springs Nursery shared The Garden Professors's photo.
Well, we haven't gotten any ice in almost two years, or snow in far longer, but that last cold spell will suffice!
~sth

I was recently checking out Central Texas Gardner's list of the Top 10 remarkable plants for Central Texas Gardens and I learned some interesting factoids about prickly pear cactus. I was aware that the plant was edible, including not only the pads(which can be fried or grilled) but the flowers and the fruit (which can be made into jams and wine) but did you know it has a lot of medicinal properties as well and has been a leading source of sustenance for native peoples over the millennia. It also has a much larger range than I was aware, being found in sandy and rocky soil as far north as Michigan. The thorns were used as arrow points and tattoo needles and the Cochineal insect that is frequently found in a covering of white fuzzy stuff on the pads was used traditionally as a red dye to color blankets and clothing but is now used(unbeknownst to many) as a coloring in yogurts, ketchup, canned fruits and candies. Look for the name carmine on packaging to see if your favorite comestibles are dyed this way. All of this was a segue to mentioning that the prickly pear(Opuntia engelmannii) makes a standout plant for any xeric garden with it's drought and sun tolerance and the aforementioned benefits to boot!