Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

This morning I drug myself out of bed to go to the gym and get my workout in.  I must admit, when my alarm went off at 5:30 am, I didn’t jump out of bed with a great deal of enthusiasm. As a matter of fact, my workout routine has been a bit neglected in the past month. I am determined to get back into the habit of making myself get up so that I can start my day feeling great at Lake Austin Spa Resort. I know that once I am back in my routine, getting up so early won’t be such a…

How to Grow Lavender

27th May 2014

Can't get lavender plants to grow for you? Trisha Shirey has the secret, plus gives the pros and cons of different varieties. Enjoy the sent that Lake Austin Spa Resort primarily uses in their bath products. (To order our bath and body products, click here.)

Pick the Right Rosemary

12th May 2014

Pick the rosemary that's right for your spot. Along with leaves for cooking, you can even eat the flowers. Some grow 5' tall; others stay low and spread like a groundcover. Other small ones make great containers. Trisha explains how to grow rosemary, even in shade. Flowers come in many shades of blue or white and all nourish bees.