Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rainwater Harvesting for Texas Hill Country Homes


Almost every summer, Central Texans face the same dilemma: water shortage due to drought. Now this should not be a big surprise to most, since the Texas Hill Country is considered semi-arid climate. Yet very few of us have considered … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Peaches in the Texas Hill Country


Let’s say you just moved to the Texas Hill Country and into your new ranch property in Texas.  You took a little drive north on U.S. 281 and turned left at Johnson City (boyhood home of President Lyndon Johnson), heading … Continue reading

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Classic Car Cruise-In Johnson City


Chrome and Polish! Chrome and polish epitomize any gathering for classic cars.  We’re fortunate in the areas around our ranch property in Texas to have older cars that haven’t had to withstand the effects of salt on the roads (as … Continue reading

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Stonewall Peach Jamboree & Rodeo in the Texas Hill Country


There is something comfortable about the Texas Hill Country that is almost hard to describe.  Maybe it’s the quite countryside; maybe it’s the lifestyle; maybe it’s just the people.  In any case, it’s a place where people choose to settle … Continue reading

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Texas Hill Country’s Blanco Lavender Festival 2012


The annual Blanco Lavender Festival takes place right down the road from The Ranches at Brushy Top, around the courthouse square in Blanco, Texas. Lavender is from France, Right? Normally when one thinks of things like wine and lavender, one … Continue reading

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