Gardening 101: Crepe MurderSome years ago a trend started with Crepe Myrtle tree trimming that needs to be stopped. It is called pollarding -- or joking referred to as Crepe murder.
Now Hiring: Landscaping Company Expanding To Keep Up With DemandColleyville-based Unique Landscaping says they have been so busy they need to add about a dozen workers.
OSHA: Riding Mowers Overturn On Slopes, Kill 3 In 1 Month In the past month, three landscape company employees have died in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas when riding mowers or tractors overturned into water or a stream bed.
Some Collin County Cities Scaling Back Water RestrictionsSome North Texas cities are already rolling back water restrictions -- just hours after getting the okay. Richardson and McKinney are the first to officially allow residents to run their sprinklers once a week.
City Council Votes To Ban Synthetic Turf & Artificial Grass The City of Murphy set new rules about landscaping, banning homeowners from installing synthetic turf and artificial grass in areas visible from the street.
Board Makes Decision On Extending Water RestrictionsNorth 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.
Conservation = More Interest In Drought Resistant PlantsAs the North Texas drought continues its relentless years-long march, more people are turning to drought-resistant plants to decorate their yards.
Residents Rushing To Protect Plants From Freezing WeatherCollin 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.
Living Large: A Nature Preserve In Dallas’ Lakewood AreaCBS 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.
North Texans Face Expanded Water RestrictionsMore 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.
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.
Donation Helps Salvation Army Landscaping CompanyA 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.
'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.
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.
'Go Native' To Keep Your Lawn Looking GreenSteady 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.