Texas Lifestyle

3 Beautiful but Underrated Places in Texas

There is no doubt that Texas is very rich in history and has a lot to offer. No matter what your definition of a perfect vacation is, you will most definitely be able to have it in Texas because there is something for everybody here. On top of that, people are friendly and welcoming and the food is absolutely delicious. There is no reason why you should not visit Texas if you haven't already. If you have already been to Texas before or you happen to live here, but you are looking for new, exciting places to explore, then you are in luck because I have put together a list of three beautiful but underrated places in Texas that are definitely worth your time. And if you have never visited Texas before, these places are an excellent start.
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How to Save Your Stressed-Out Trees During the Texas Drought

With over 99% of Texas under drought conditions, it is a challenge to conserve the resource and keep landscaping, like trees, healthy at the same time. "We are starting to see widespread drought stress in trees across the state," Texas A&M Forest Service Woodland Ecologist Karl Flocke said in a news release. He also made the observation that some trees have begun to die due to this stress.
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Gardening 101: Crape Myrtles

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Despite being native to China and Korea, the Crape Myrtle is the official shrub of Texas.You can hardly walk down a street in this area without seeing one in someone's yard or in a municipal planting. They come in a range of colors and sizes and, when in full bloom during the hot summer months, are a visual force to be reckoned with. I'm a big fan and so are many area municipalities, several of them co-claiming the crown as the "Crape Myrtle Capitol of Texas" (McKinney, Waxahachie and Burleson just to name a few).Once established, these trees...

These yummy foods are the Big Tex Choice Awards finalists for the upcoming State Fair of Texas

Last year's Big Tex Choice Awards presentationKristina Rowe. If there's anything that signals to avid fairgoers that Big Tex will soon make his annual return to his perch at Fair Park in Dallas, it's the announcement of the annual Big Tex Choice Awards competition finalists. With just 50 days remaining until opening day, State Fair of Texas officials gathered early this morning to share which concessionaires and which fantastic foods will be in the spotlight from Sept. 30 to Oct. 23.
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Fried Food Finalists and More at This Year's State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas announced the 10 finalists for the 2022 Big Tex Choice Awards on Wednesday morning. Thirty-six semifinalists competed for best taste in the savory or sweet categories, and all the dishes are going head-to-head for most creative. The State Fair started awarding the Big Tex statues...

SAN ANTONIO’S 7 Best Historical Places & Tourist Attraction, TEXAS

San Antonio is home to many of the most iconic historic sites in Texas. It’s a great city for sightseeing. You can also add fun activities to your itinerary by taking mini-adventures around the city. Although it is best known for its Alamo, Texas’ second-largest City San Antonio offers...