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Ready Your Garden for the First Frost

Ready Your Garden for the First Frost

October 27, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

With a cold front and the first fall frost just around the corner, ready your landscape with a few basic tips and find out what plants to cover, which to bring indoors, and which are done for the season.

Water-Wise Landscape Tours and Featured Landscapes

Water-Wise Landscape Tours and Featured Landscapes

October 10, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

The Dallas Water-Wise Landscape Tour is coming up on Saturday, October 14, followed by the Plano tour on the 21st. These free, self-guided tours feature water-conserving, drought tolerant residential and community landscapes.

Fall Wreath Making in 10 Easy Steps

Fall Wreath Making in 10 Easy Steps

September 17, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Step by step directions for how to assemble a wreath with plants right out of your garden; Including a color list and wreath making event. Many of our native plants put on their second show of growth and color in the fall, making this the perfect time to head out into your garden to gather flowers, branches and fall colored leaves to make a wreath.

Moisture Meter- The Simple and Smart Watering Gadget You Need

Moisture Meter- The Simple and Smart Watering Gadget You Need

August 3, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Learn to water wisely with this simple, handy gardening tool that checks the moisture levels in your garden soil and pots.

Spring Cleaning for Your Landscape

Spring Cleaning for Your Landscape

March 25, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Spring is officially here, and the warmer weather may have you itching to go out into the garden to get your hands dirty! But before you visit the nurseries and buy all the pretty flowers in sight, take a little time for some spring cleaning in your landscape.

Spring Garden Events Around the Metroplex

Spring Garden Events Around the Metroplex

March 16, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | 1 Reply More

A listing of events in the Dallas/Fort Worth area: plant sales, garden tours, educational events, and festivals.

Winter Tree Care & Planting

Winter Tree Care & Planting

March 4, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

Before the rush of spring gardening, with all the excitement of visiting nurseries to find new shrubs, perennials and seasonal color, think about one of the most valuable parts of your landscape: trees. Winter may be a dormant time for trees, but it is the perfect time for planting trees and for taking care of the trees growing already in your landscape.

Love Your Garden In February

Love Your Garden In February

February 11, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

For this Valentine’s day, show some love for your garden. Mid-February is an ideal time for a number of garden tasks, from pruning summer-blooming perennials, planting trees, shrubs, and a handful of edibles, to planning ahead for a bountiful spring.

Tasks for Your North Texas Winter Garden

Tasks for Your North Texas Winter Garden

February 10, 2017 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

The weather outside may be blistering cold, but our winter gardens still afford us opportunities to put our green thumbs to work, and for more than just raking leaves! With roughly 6-8 weeks until the last average frost in North Texas, it is not too late to tend to these winter tasks, many of which will make your spring garden all the more enjoyable.

Fall Landscape Tours and Other Garden Events

Fall Landscape Tours and Other Garden Events

September 29, 2015 | By Carrie Dubberley | Reply More

A listing of upcoming events in the DFW area: Water-Wise and SmartScape landscape tours, native and well-adapted plant sales, festivals, plus nature activities.