It's only a few months old, but the architecture at the center already reeks of history. The stone, corkscrew observation tower, the man-made spring bubbling in the middle of the courtyard, the fortress-like rock fences, the corrugated metal barns, and the mysterious aqueduct create the illusion of an ancient settlement that underwent many changes over the centuries. It also makes a stunning backdrop for the stars of the show - wildflowers and native plants. Texas French Bread runs the Wildflower Cafe, where you can sit on the patio and eat your salad greens while you study the Texas greens all around you. The gift shop has a great selection of gardening and wildflower books, which you're going to need because you'll want to run home and dig up your St. Augustine and plant buffalo grass and blue bells after a visit here.
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