Plants

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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Choose Mother’s Day Flowers That Will Live Longer

Let your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.

05/08/2015

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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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Texans Scramble To Protect Plants & Flowers From Cold

Panic is setting in for many North Texans who got ahead of themselves with their gardening. But the winter weather even has professionals scrambling.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2015

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Scientists Explore Trees To Clean Pollution

One of the nation’s largest chemical companies and a conservation group have forged an unlikely partnership that seeks to recreate some forest to curb pollution.

06/09/2014

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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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Farmers Shelter Plants From Bitter Cold Snap

The threat of an unseasonably bitter cold snap has farmers and gardeners across North Texas looking for ways to shelter their plants.

04/14/2014

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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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Greenhouses Hurting From DFW Ice Storm

The winter freeze that covered North Texas in a slippery coating of ice earlier this month wreaked havoc on roads and schools, as well as dozens of area greenhouses.

12/20/2013

Marijuana Plants

3,500 Marijuana Plants Found In Central Texas

A repeat drug bust at a rural plot in Central Texas has led to the confiscation of about $5.25 million worth of marijuana plants.

06/20/2013

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March’s Activity Of The Month: Photography

Visiting a state park offers plenty of opportunities for amazing photographs and outdoor family fun.

03/01/2013

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