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Trash the Turf and Go Native Instead

For green grass yards to thrive (or even survive) in our region, we’re forced to over-fertilize and over-water. But there is a better way.

There’s a common misconception that…

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Preventing Pollution from Rainfall Runoff

Fertilizers and pesticides can be washed away by rainwater to nearby creeks and rivers. A few simple solutions can prevent this pollution — and save water! From heat to cold, rain to…

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Mosquitos: Masters of Misery

Stop swatting and start enjoying your great outdoors. Use these methods to help prevent these biting bloodsuckers from hanging around. All the weeks of drought-busting rain showers this spring have been great…

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Lawn with St Augustine grass

Lawn Care 101

Maintaining a large lawn doesn’t have to be complicated. Just follow these four simple steps to keep it healthy and green — and save a lot of green on your water bill….

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Design a Rain Garden

With all the rain we’ve been getting — and the possibility of more on the way — it may be a good idea to invest in a rain garden. Rain gardens have…

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Groundcover Mondo Monkey Grass

The Groundcover Alternative

The clear benefit of using ground covers instead of grass is less of everything — less water, less fertilizer, less pesticides and less mowing.

Tired of mowing, weeding, feeding…

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Blooming Annuals for Summer

Here is information on several annual plants to consider using for color this summer.

The newest Texas Superstar is a plant that has been around awhile, but the Superstar…

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Frozen plants

Big Freeze Aftermath

Our area hasn’t seen single-digit temps since the 1980s. So what garden tasks should take priority? First, check for leaks. Then assess your plants — or what’s left of them.