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Board Makes Decision On Extending Water Restrictions

North Texas Municipal Water District officials learned Thursday that lakes Lavon and Chapman are dangerously close to being too low for pumping water. The board still voted to extend Stage 3, twice a month watering through October.

CBSDFW.COM–05/22/2014

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Conservation = More Interest In Drought Resistant Plants

As the North Texas drought continues its relentless years-long march, more people are turning to drought-resistant plants to decorate their yards.

CBS 11–05/19/2014

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Residents Rushing To Protect Plants From Freezing Weather

Collin County is one of the many North Texas counties under a freeze warning tonight – which is unusual since the last frost generally occurs in March. The cold front has lots of homeowners worried about the spring landscaping they’ve already planted.

CBSDFW.COM–04/14/2014

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Living Large: A Nature Preserve In Dallas’ Lakewood Area

CBS 11 News is starting a new series called “Living Large” which showcases unique and luxurious spaces in the DFW area. Today Tracy Kornet takes us to an unexpected place in the heart of Dallas. It is a nature preserve with all the elements of modern living.

CBS 11–04/11/2014

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

North Texans Face Expanded Water Restrictions

More than a million North Texans will face harsh water rules this Spring. The North Texas Municipal Water District is preparing to extend Stage Three restrictions – that means many people can only water their lawns twice a month.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

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Should I DIY?

When does it make sense to do it yourself and when should you break down and hire a pro? Here are some examples of DIY do’s and don’ts.

12/25/2013

Chesapeake Energy donated two pickup trucks, trailers, and equipment to the Salvation Army's Socially Responsible Landscaping Management Company. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Donation Helps Salvation Army Landscaping Company

A big donation to the Salvation Army on Thursday could have a life-changing impact. Chesapeake Energy donated two pickup trucks to the Salvation Army’s Socially Responsible Landscaping Management Company.

CBSDFW.COM–05/30/2013

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

Some 600 crape myrtle trees along Samuell Boulevard, in Dallas, are dying from lack of water. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Trees Dying As City, State & Neighbors Disagree

One North Texas homeowner’s association leader is fighting to preserve the upkeep in her neighborhood. There are dozens of trees along a well known Dallas boulevard that have died and residents say it’s because of city neglect.

CBSDFW.COM–08/08/2012

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Go Native’ To Keep Your Lawn Looking Green

Steady heat, like what we’re seeing across North Texas, can do a lot of damage to your landscaping. But there is a way to guarantee a green lawn and garden despite the brutal summers.

05/24/2012

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dallas Makes Some Water Restrictions Permanent

Dallas councilmembers voted to make some drought emergency procedures permanent, even though recent rains have left reservoirs full.

04/18/2012

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Backyard Spring Cleaning for Under $100 In North Texas

Winter is on its way out! It’s time to gather the right tools to get your yard ready for summer.

03/07/2012

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