Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Showing posts categorized as “In The Garden.”

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.

Citrus Part One

8th April 2014

From drinks, to salad dressings, desserts and main dishes, fresh home grown citrus will provide flavor enhancement for a variety of your meals. They are fragrant, beautiful and easy to grow also.