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Old 05-21-2016, 03:30 PM
 
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I am going to pull the trigger on one of these in the next year and am posting this in the three areas' forums. By then, it will be just me and the Warden. And my little dog too.

I was born in South Florida almost 60 years ago. It used to be a nice place and still is in most regards. But it is not for me anymore. I am looking for semi rural area with a little acreage. On my budget I can get anywhere from 5 acres to 100 acres depending on the area. I want to run a small farm or ornamental nursery with a few hens and perhaps some other animals.

Each area offers something just a little different and nothing is perfect. The weather in Texas and FL might get too hot or too cold but Hawaii would be just right. Politics in FL and Texas would suit me more than the majority in Hawaii. I live in SoFla so I'm used to liberal politics. I like to be more independent but not out in the remote sticks. North Cent FL is more like my current home but I would like something different.

Has anybody been to any of these areas?

Any recommendations?

Any horror stories?
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Does anyone in your family have allergies? The pollen is baaaad in the Hill Country.

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Of the 3 areas, you mentioned, this one is the driest. You might check with local officials in Fredericksburg or Kerrville whether you can grow the ornamentals you have in mind. I chose those cities thoughtfully, based on your original post. If you get too close to Austin, I suspect the politics and traffic might not be to your liking.
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