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Best DFW Gift Shops For Mother’s Day

While flowers, chocolate and dinner reservations are great gifts for Mother’s Day, moms have many interests. Get a gift at a place that has the items mom really wants.

04/28/2015

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Boy Scout’s Project Brings Life To Garden & Healing To Patients

Nature is said to have powerful healing abilities. The lesson is one a Denton Boy Scout is learning more about with each flower he plants. Finding stress therapy can be as easy as listening and looking to the outdoors.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2015

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North Texas Student Farmers Join White House Easter Egg Roll

ome Lake Highlands students are back from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the take part in the White House Easter Egg Roll. The tradition, in its 137th year, took place on Monday.

CBS 11–04/08/2015

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3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

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South Dallas Neighborhood Growing Food & Jobs

Finding healthy and reasonably priced food in some Dallas neighborhoods is tough to say the least, so residents in one historic African-American area are taking matters into their own hands.

CBSDFW.COM–08/14/2014

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North Texas Prisoner Garden Changing Lives & Boosting Budgets

Hill County’s new garden by the jail is saving thousands of dollars in prison grocery costs. The first harvest isn’t yet complete, but the vegetables harvested so far have saved nearly $2,000.

CBS 11–06/16/2014

Malay Lacewing (l) and Chocolate Pansy (r) butterflies. (credit: texasdiscoverygardens.org)

Valentine’s “Butterfly Kisses” Event At Botanic Garden

Forget the fancy dinner this Valentine’s Day, this year you’ve got a more adventurous choice. The third annual “Butterfly Kisses” event is being held at Texas Discovery Gardens.

CBS 11–02/10/2014

Summer Garden

Children’s Garden In Dallas Aims To Teach Science

The sprawling arboretum on the edge of Dallas’ White Rock Lake unveiled the $62 million Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden over the weekend.

CBS 11–09/25/2013

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

‘Stage 3’ Water Restrictions Set For June 1st Across North Texas

1.6 million people will have to brace themselves for June 1st when cities from McKinney to Mesquite to Royce City will go to Stage-3 water restrictions which means just once a week for sprinkler’ed lawns.

04/26/2013

Students at Meadowbrook Elementary tend to their organic garden. (credit: Matthew Rainwater)

Organic Gardens Used As A Student Teaching Resource

It’s a hands-on learning experience that has students at four high-poverty North Texas schools using their organic gardens as a means to learn about everything from science, to math, to language arts.

CBSDFW.COM–11/09/2012

Students help harvest a vegetable garden. (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Gardens Blooming At Texas Schools Teach Lessons

Gathered in the large garden behind a Richardson ISD elementary school, a group of kindergartners watched as their teacher snipped some basil, let them smell the leaves, and then did the same with oregano.

08/21/2012

Letaro Micky, 3, disappeared in a pond outside the Greenville Electric Utility Station on June 11, 2012. (Credit: Micky Family)

Body Of 3-Year-Old Recovered In Greenville Pond

A three-year-old boy fell into a pond and was pulled in by suction pipes while his father fished just outside the Greenville Electric Utility Station Monday.

06/11/2012

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