Trying To Avoid The Last Freeze -- Should You Plant Early This Season?The Metroplex is a mere 10 days away from the average last freeze. This is a date that signifies the start of the growing season.
Monitoring The North Texas Growing Season For GardenersIf the growing season goes to the average first freeze date of November 22 North Texas should have 227 days left.
Mobile Food Market Planting "Seeds" To End Dallas Food DesertsIn Dallas communities where food insecurity is common and fresh, healthy options are not: the seeds of change have already been planted.
Thieves Pluck Sentimental Decoration From Widow's GardenAzle police are investigating who stole a sentimental piece of firefighting equipment from a North Texas firefighter’s widow. Investigators believe the thieves targeted the stolen metal object for scrap.
Dallas Arboretum Still Growing, Next Effort Good Enough To EatEven in August, the Dallas Arboretum is still green and still growing.
Best DFW Gift Shops For Mother's DayWhile flowers, chocolate and dinner reservations are great gifts for Mother's Day, moms have many interests. Get a gift at a place that has the items mom really wants.
Boy Scout's Project Brings Life To Garden & Healing To PatientsNature 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.
North Texas Student Farmers Join White House Easter Egg Rollome Lake Highlands students are back from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the take part in the White House Easter Egg Roll. The tradition, in its 137th year, took place on Monday.
3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer MealsSummer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
South Dallas Neighborhood Growing Food & JobsFinding healthy and reasonably priced food in some Dallas neighborhoods is tough to say the least, so residents in one historic African-American area are taking matters into their own hands.
North Texas Prisoner Garden Changing Lives & Boosting BudgetsHill 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.
Valentine's "Butterfly Kisses" Event At Botanic GardenForget the fancy dinner this Valentine’s Day, this year you’ve got a more adventurous choice. The third annual “Butterfly Kisses” event is being held at Texas Discovery Gardens.
Children's Garden In Dallas Aims To Teach ScienceThe sprawling arboretum on the edge of Dallas' White Rock Lake unveiled the $62 million Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden over the weekend.
'Stage 3' Water Restrictions Set For June 1st Across North Texas1.6 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.
Organic Gardens Used As A Student Teaching ResourceIt’s a hands-on learning experience that has students at four high-poverty North Texas schools using their organic gardens as a means to learn about everything from science, to math, to language arts.