Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Showing posts categorized as “In The Garden.”

Grow Your Own Garlic

17th September 2014

Garlic is a staple in most kitchens and a must have ingredient in every world cuisine. Fall is the best time to plant it in the south, so now is the perfect time to start. Here is everything you need to know about growing your own garlic!


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.