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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

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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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Winter Vegetable Gardening In North Texas

North Texas weather is, in a word, unpredictable. Through all this you can still cultivate a delicious garden of seasonal vegetables in your own backyard.

02/18/2012

A sign sits outside of the Texas Instruments corporate campus in Dallas, Texas. (credit: AP Photo)

TI Closing Plants In Japan, Houston

Texas Instruments plans to close computer-chip factories in Houston and Japan in a cost-cutting move that will lay off about 1,000 workers

01/23/2012

A group of women work to keep plants at Twin Falls Park, in southwest Oak Cliff, alive. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Women Go On ‘Drought Patrol’ To Save Local Park

Nearly every city park in Dallas is suffering some sort of damage due to severe drought conditions. But one park in Oak Cliff is managing to survive thanks to a group of volunteers who went on a sort of drought patrol.

10/05/2011

Propagating plants line shelves at a nursery. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Reportage by Getty Images)

Greenhouses Suffering Amid Texas Heat Wave

The relentless summer heat wave is wilting business at North Texas greenhouses, with landscapers and growers offering heavy discounts.

08/08/2011

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