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Preparing Plants For A Possible April Freeze

It sounds hard to believe in the middle of April, but North Texans are preparing for a possible freeze on Monday night. That could be bad for anyone working on their spring garden.

04/14/2014

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Tips for Preparing Your Vegetable Garden This Summer

Are you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.

05/13/2013

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Spruce Up Your Porch With Container Gardens

Container gardens are a great way to add a little bit of spring to your home, especially if you live in an apartment or loft. Check out expert tips for planting with container gardens.

04/19/2013

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Gardening Lifts Spirits Of Arthritis Patients

According to the Arthritis Foundation, the disease in its many forms is the leading cause of disability in this country. The debilitating condition affects those of all ages.

04/12/2013

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Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

Despite its green reputation, is composting more costly than it’s worth?

04/03/2013

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Best Places To See Spring Flowers In DFW

Springtime in the city does not have to be gray and dull. DFW’s push to be green, sustainable and even beautiful area to visit and to live is well on its way to success.

03/09/2013

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Best DFW Nurseries For Starting Your Garden

For those who wish to break the chain of standard gardens, start from scratch by picking the brains of gardeners and staff at some signature local nurseries.

03/02/2013

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Dallas Arboretum Offers Therapy In The Garden

The Dallas Arboretum has partnered with the Windsor Senior Living Center in Dallas for ‘horticulture therapy,’ a planting program that builds strength and friendships.

11/20/2012

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Make Your Garden Green & Save Some Green

A research horticulturist for Texas A&M developed the idea of Earth-Kind Landscaping. The goal is to use less water, less fertilizer and less pesticides, and have plants thrive.

11/05/2012

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Dallas Garden Helping Feed Those In Need

There is a community garden located just two miles from downtown Dallas. Although it is more than 20 years old, it has never produced more food than this year.

10/08/2012

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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

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Want A Manly Exercise? Try Gardening!

I offer you a different perspective that could unlock an entirely new world for you. Too often in life we miss out on things simply because we misjudge them.

05/15/2012

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