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The Highland Lakes Master Gardeners planning committee recently met to discuss the 15th annual Hill Country Lawn & Garden Show. The free event is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23 at the Burnet Community Center, 401 E. Jackson St. in Burnet. Native and exotic houseplants, herbs, flowers, vegetables and garden supplies will be sold at the event. The show also features demonstrations, children’s activities, guest speakers and chances to win prizes. Committee members include Dan Nutter (back, left), Jim Chapman, Hollis Neier, Josie Overton, DeAnn Geery, Jim Rossi, Sylvia Williams and Linda Finney; Sharon Jenson (front, left), chairwoman Val Klaudt, Lynni Melvin-Deville, Kay Lee, Paula Montandon, Quanah Green and Janice McConnell. Not pictured are Dennis and Sue Hill. Courtesy photo