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FALL 2019 BULK PICK UP DAY

On Saturday, NOVEMBER 2, 2019, starting at 7 am the Fern Bluff MUD will have its FALL BULK PICKUP.  Round Rock Refuse, the MUD’s contractor for solid waste removal will collect trash and brush placed at the curb. Items must be placed on the curb NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 2ND, at 7 a.m. Items placed after 7 a.m. will be the resident’s responsibility to dispose. When placing items, please do not block the sidewalk. Items may be placed in the street. If you encounter any pickup issues, please contact Central Texas Refuse at 512-255-4980.

Items that can be discarded include:

  • Non-Freon appliances (washer, dryer, stove etc.) (Please provide 2 feet of side clearance for appliances)
  • Carpeting (must be less than 4’ long)
  • Furniture
  • Scrap metal (must be less than 4’ long)
  • Treated wood (fence materials)
  • Mattresses, box...

Choosing the Right Plant for your Landscape

As spring has given way to summer, hopefully your landscapes have all flourished and your yards are the talk of your neighborhood. However, if this doesn’t sound familiar then perhaps you aren’t planting the right plants.


In this edition of tips and tricks I would like to talk to you about choosing the right plants for your central Texas landscape. Proper plant selection is among one of the most important aspects of becoming a successful gardener.


The first thing to know is that we are in zone 8 on the USDA plant hardiness zone map. The USDA plant hardiness zone map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based...