Gardening

(credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 NEWS)

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

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Grow Your Own Spring Herb Garden

Indoors or outdoors, there are many ways to grow your own fresh herbs. Take advantage of the early Spring weather and start planting your garden today.

04/27/2014

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

Summer Garden

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

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

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

A garden in full bloom. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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

(credit: Thinkstock)

Composting 101: How To Avoid Gnats & Rats

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

04/03/2013

(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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

(Photo by SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

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

(credit: Thinkstock)

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

(credit: Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images)

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

more