Gardening 101: Summer Color Planting, EnjoymentMake the world more beautiful then you found it. Growing a little summer color helps spread a little summer joy.
Gardening 101: Planting Fruit TreesIn this week's Gardening 101, CBS 11's Jeff Ray shows you some recommendations for fruit trees to grow in your backyard.
Gardening 101: Don't Throw Out That Orchid Just YetThe truth is orchids are perennials that can live for decades. The plant will produce that flower every year around the same time during its lifetime.
Gardening 101: Green In Winter, Green All YearIf you’d like to forgo dealing with the fickle nature of mother nature, grow some plants indoors.
Gardening 101: Planning In Advance For Tulip FlowersIf you wanted tulips in March you would have had to make the decision in September and ordered your super special colors from your favorite online stores.
Buying The Beauty You See During One Of North Texas' Biggest Plant SalesOne thing gardener/meteorologist Jeff Ray enjoys is walking around local botanical gardens to see what he might want to try planting in his own yard -- that's why he's vey excited about an upcoming plant sale.
Gardening 101: Jeff Ray Talks Growing And Cooking OkraTo be honest I’ve never been a fan of okra when used in soups and the classic gumbo dishes.
Gardening 101: Putting Together An Herb GardenDesigning an herb garden is an exercise in instant gratification; many herbs are fast-growing plants to harvest (or at least snip) within weeks of germination.
Gardening 101: Adding Summer Color To Your GardenWhen looking at ways to add summer color in your garden my thoughts go back to a visit at a California vineyard last summer.
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.
Texas Weather Presents Challenge For Globe Life Park Grounds CrewWith the recent lack of rainfall, many people across North Texas have probably had a hard time keeping their lawns green. But imagine trying to keep an entire MLB field green.
Bees Can Make Your Garden Thrive, But They Need Your HelpThere are native bees in North Texas, and they need your support. Every backyard can help by taking just a few small steps to increase the population of one of the biggest heroes of the insect world.
Gardening Experts: Kill The Urge To Plant Too SoonExperts say the urge to get out in the garden like it's spring could mean you're buying plants that won't make it to summer or pruning trees at the wrong time of year and that could kill them.
Dallas Arboretum Adding Farm-To-Table GardenA new farm-to-table area is now under construction at the Dallas Arboretum, set to open next year. A two-acre swath at the botanical garden is being transformed into an area called "A Tasteful Place."