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Master Gardeners group needs applicants for $2,500 scholarship

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — It’s not often you try to give away money and don’t get a response. But that’s just what members of the Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association found this year with their 2015 scholarship. “Right now, we haven’t had any applications,” said Lavona Fry of the association. “The deadline […]

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Burnet Farmers’ Market offers ever-changing produce, more

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Bags of red potatoes line a table along with some squash and other fresh vegetables. A carton of free-range chicken eggs waits for somebody to pluck it up, take it home and turn it into omelets. Other booths lining the westside of the courthouse square in Burnet display […]

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Local Master Gardeners, residents create oasis at Oaks Nursing Center

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — It’s just a collection of raised beds populated by a variety of plants — some flowering, some not so much. Yet this area serves as an oasis for residents of the Oaks Nursing Center in Burnet thanks to the Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association. (more…)

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Highland Lakes Master Gardeners accepting applications for 2014 class

SPECIAL TO THE PICAYUNE MARBLE FALLS — The Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association is accepting applications for the 2014 class. The deadline to apply is Jan. 21, 2014. There is only room for 20 participants. The 12-week certification program begins Feb. 18 and provides a comprehensive background in horticultural principles and practices with an emphasis on […]

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Highland Lakes Master Gardener Association member Beth Mortenson inspects vegetable plants at The Helping Center of Marble Falls’ community garden. The gardeners are hosting a program, ‘Growing a Healthy Harvest — Season to Season,’ on June 22 at the community garden, 1315 Broadway. The program focuses on developing healthy habits through gardening. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Program at The Helping Center garden plants seeds for healthier eating

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — If cost or availability of healthy foods is a barrier to eating better, Highland Lakes Master Gardener Karen Wilkens has an answer. Grow your own. (more…)

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