THE CITY HAS A COMMUNITY GARDEN
available to City of Pflugerville Residents and Pflugerville ETJ Residents only. The Pecan Street Community Gardens are located at 2609 Pecan Street adjacent to the City Recycling Center inside the Travis County NE Metro Park. For more detailed information, go to the City's website here
or contact the garden manager, Eddie Garcia, at the Recreation Center, 512-990-6360..
Pflugerville opened its first public dog park on December 6, 2011 along with a community pear orchard, demonstration gardens and a purple martin village.
Located at Murchison Ridge Trail and Tranquility Lane, the fenced park includes separate areas for large and small dogs to play, a 10,000 gallon cistern to collect rainwater and recycle water from the nearby Falcon Pointe Splash Park and adjacent gardens emphasizing native plants.
19417 Murchison Ridge Trail.
Corner of Murchison and Tranquility Lane in Falcon Pointe Subdivision
Hours of operation: Dawn 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Dog Park Amenities
- Fenced dog park with separate areas for small and large dogs.
- Includes large boulders with built-in seating.
- Watering area for dogs.
- Village of houses for purple martins, loved by many for their acrobatic flight and prodigious appetite for insects.
- Pear trees and demonstration gardens include a rain garden, culinary, medicinal, butterfly and hummingbird and native themes, plus a moon garden landscaped for nighttime enjoyment with plants producing fragrant white flowers.
Falcon Pointe developer Newland Communities invested $350,000 in landscaping and other improvements for the 2.5-acre park which the developer has donated to the City of Pflugerville. The park is part of the city's Parks and Recreation park system. For information call 512-990-6350.
RATS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
During the hot, dry summer, rats in Steeds Crossing have been making appearances! Be sure to close your trash cans completely, put food away in containers and trim any brush/tree branches from around your house.
If you want to call a professional, there are several available. Here's just a few:
If you hire a professional pest control provider, be sure and tell your neighbors. Rats will flee from one yard to the next unless controlled.
The Home Depot, Lowe's and Garden Ridge offer 10% discount to military personnel with appropriate military ID -- check with your local store for details.