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Hays Free Press e February 17, 2016 COMMUNITY Page 3C Continued from pg. 1C water for birds Birds started 2016 nest- ings early in Mountain City. On January 27th, James Polk sent Facebook word, "Bluebird couple checking out our accom- modations, keeping our fingers crossed that they like one of our nestboxes. On February 13th, the Face- book updated "Bluebird nest complete in first nestbox. Dreaded attack of mean and deadly House Sparrows. Blue- bird couple flee to backyard and start another nest. Hope for better results this time. LET THE TRAPPING SEASON BEGIN!!! One male house sparrow already trapped today and other traps are set. Last year I trapped 27! Indeed, the non-native House Sparrow brings destruction to native songbirds House Spar- rows do not simply usurp the nests of other species Many times, they destroy the eggs, nestlings, and parents with their strong beak. Indeed, tidbits bring life to Montage Ptom5678@gmail.com or 512-268-5678Thanks! Love, Pauline Ask Amanda Continued from pg 1C self pollinated) and Golden Delicious (600 - 700 hours) Peaches are well known as a Texas Hill Country crop and these smaller trees can fit quite nicely in many sub- urban back yards. They are beauti- fill when in bloom and are a good replace- ment for ornamental trees in the landscape. Peaches are self-fertile, so if you only have space for one fruit tree, this is a good choice. Pay close attention to the chilling hours because if they're too low the tree may bloom too early and those blooms could freeze. Best varieties: Belle of Georgia, Elberta, La Feleciana, Sam Houston (very pretty pink flowers), Redskin and Loring. Plums: If you enjoy fresh plums, Methley and Santa Rosa are good choices, and both are self-pollinating. Others may need a partner to produce. Bruce, Morris and Ozark Premier are other options Overall plums do well in our area. Pear trees are another fruiting option for the Hays and Travis county areas. You can get away with only planting one, especially for home needs, but if you plant two you'll get more fruit. Orient and Moonglow are good choices. Last, but not least is the official state nut of Texas - the pecan. (No political comments pleaseD. While our native pecan is good for a root stock and as wildlife food, if we want the big grocery store pecans we need to buy a grafted variety such as Choctaw, Wichita or Shawnee. Pecans make a wonderful shade tree and live for a long time. There are 100-year-o!d pecan trees on family property in Taylor that are just beautiful (and still producing). I do need to mention one pesky problem for pecans: web worms. Keep close tabs on the trees and break up the nest and spray with bT at the first sign of a problem. Happy gardening everyone! If you have a gardening question, send an email to: iathyme@yahoo.com. (Please put 'Ask Chris Winslow' in the subject line.) Or mail your letter or postcard to:Ask Chris Winslow. 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FM t~, 4 miles east o~ Kyle 1100 Main Street~ Buda St. Mlct~ers Cathodic Church S Old _S~anishTrafl, Uhland New UM Christian Church 23t:5 FM 967. Buda RR 3237 (Wirnbedey Rd.)i KyIO CENTEX MATERIALS LLC FM 2770, Buda, Texas 295-4801 ~ outhern Hills Church of Christ fist, Sercing Others ITH US! Sunday 900am Bible Class lO:OOamWorship 6:00pm Worship Wednesday 7:00pm Bible Class 3740 Ranch Road 967 Buda, Texas www southern hillscoc.org (512) 312-5900 All services are sign-interpreted for the deaf IGLESIA ISRAELITA CASA DE DIOS Servicios ~ t ) -- N Vlernes, 7:30 PM J , f ~t Sabado, 10 AM y 5 PM )';~ /IF~!: 816 Green Pastures Drive, Ky[e, TX 78640 l ~"-t www.iicdd-kyLe.org 512-937-2989 ;~ [ ue es la ~ les~a del D~os vzvo La Casa de Dios, q g ~ " " , columna y apoyo de la verdad. I Timoteo 3:~5 t235 S. Loop 4, Buda f THE WELL Matt Behrens, Pastor 512-693-4790 matt@TheWelffX.com P.O. Box 184 @justmattbehrens Buda, TX 78610 Alba~'s Episcopal Church 11819 IH-35 South JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES I Jehovah's Witnesses Sou~ 10802 Manchaca Rd; Manehaea Living Word Lutheran ELCA [ 2315 FM 967, Bud~ , 20 N. ~ Fk~ [State Hwy. 21), Uttand Buda Unlicd ~ Church ~ Mamas;& Elm 8t:, Buda Stedge &:~hart St.+ Kyle Journey Un~ ~st 5t5t Industrial WayDr. Buda Antioch Community Church Old Black Cofony Rd. Buda ~ & Perlk~sd Faflh Church Tables. ~ ~ FM 150, Kyle N~w~ Convnustty C~w~ t018 Main Street, Buda (in Dance Unlimited) G~merations ~hurch f801 FM 1626 (Elm Grove Elem,); Buda Ky]e Word of Life Christian Faith Center Por Tu Graole Fellowship St. Paul's Unitj~d: Methodist Ch~mch :)ii~ -= ~ -- _" :-:, 7206Greedm~ Rd., Cree~moor Buda*Kyic Church of Christ Marm~ Un~ Methodist C~umh iii) 3.5 miles south of Buda on FM 2770 FM 1626: & Manchaca Rd:. 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I 51~u3;r34460 afonntain.org Ill Oflice 295-6981, Parsonage 512-393-9772 l/ Adutt, teen, children'sdasses. Children's~rship " Wed. 7:30p.m. J www.BndaUMC.org = m Prdessi0nally-staffednursery&~e-s~b0c ~40;k~Y;~lT;;7 B SANTA CRUZ St. John aptift CATHOLIC CHURCH ~%~ SUNDAY: ~ 1100 Main Street Buda, Texas 78610 Lutheran Church iKy~e) Bi ". , ;. : , .m. S~V~lrlPiilN!~r~z Office: 512-312-2520 - Fax: 512-295-2034. sam ......... g of Uhland,za, UhlandLCMS ~!~~~~ ~~ii Rev" Kirby D" Cramer' Pastr" Fr" Js6 Luis Cmlxw"tn'Asscc" Pastr CONFESSION OFFICE HOURS Highway Saturdays: 4 p.rn.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bible Study....................... 9:15 a.m. MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday evening: 5:30 p.m. ~ Church Services .................10:30 a.m. ....... ..... 6od with 8:30 a.m.SundaY(spanish), ............. ~:~,~'..~w~'~:vo,','e~,'~"l~[{[~' ' Pastor:Rev, DavidGoeke 11 a.m. (English) ~ 210-63S-8584 www.st~ohnlcmsuhland.org 5 p.m. (English) 20 N. Camino Real [State Hwy. 21} Uhland, Texas 78640 N~:l~w'ald Mi~ de Can de Ora~lon S. ~, 8t, Kyle New U fe Sanc~ua~ Kylo 18869 IH 35 North La Quinta Inn Meeting ROOm PRESBYTERIAN St John's Presbyterian Church 12420 Hewitt Ln, Manchaca SING OUT: 1st & 3rd Sundays; open mic; bring your voice and instruments. First Baptist Church A loving & caring Southern Baptist Church 104 S. San Marcos Street, Buda Buddy Johnson, Pastor 295-2161 Sunday School ........................................... 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship .................................... 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study/Youth Activities...6:00 p.m. AWANA's (Wednesday) .......................... 6:00 p.m. Nursery Provided t m fbcbudaC~ustln.rr.com CHRISflAN CHURCH .............................. + ii!iii)i))iiii ...... www.TheWellTX.com J t II I II I