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Best Way to Deal with Leaves in the Fall

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Best Way to Deal with Leaves in the Fall

Autumn, with its mild weather and beautiful colors, is a favorite season for many of us. Those breezy afternoons, speckled with collages of crunchy leaves, can feel both calming and invigorating. On the other hand, all that foliage collecting in your yard and driveway can become quite a mess. As pretty as it may be […]

Lawn Care Tools: 101

For the avid gardener who loves to work with the ground, lawn care is much a passion than a chore. Any well-seasoned “green thumb” will tell you that the right tools are critical for effective and satisfying work. But what if you’re just starting out? Or perhaps it isn’t you who’s gained a sudden interest, […]

How to Identify and Eradicate an Aphid Infestation

How to Identify and Eradicate an Aphid Infestation

Aphids are among the most destructive insects for trees, shrubs, and ornamental plants. They suck the sap out of the plants, leaving them damaged and depleted. (Yes, even non-woody plants produce sap!) They reproduce rapidly, giving them the ability to create a formidable infestation in a very short time. While aphids do go dormant in […]

Annuals to Plant in the Fall – Top 10 Fall Annuals

Annuals to Plant in the Fall – Top 10 Fall Annuals
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Autumn is a wonderful time to get outside and enjoy some gardening, now that the weather is beginning to cool off. That rich, earthy smell of fresh soil, paired with the visceral experience of tending to the plants you’ve nurtured for so many months- it can be almost intoxicating to avid gardeners. But isn’t fall […]

Fall is a Great Time to Winterize Your Landscape

Fall is a Great Time to Winterize Your Landscape

As the days get shorter and cooler, we face myriad adjustments in our routines. The kiddos settle into a new school year, the weather begins to shift, and nature responds accordingly. In addition to adjusting your lawn care schedule for autumn, there are a few additional steps a wise homeowner will take in preparation for […]

Top 10 Great Plants For Rock Garden

Top 10 Great Plants For Rock Garden

Rocks can be a common sight in your backyard or garden, but they don’t need to be a dull distraction from your overall landscape. Rather, you can utilize them to create beautiful, natural structures that blend in with your greenery. For rock gardens, the plants that will do best are those that can thrive in […]

Decorating Your Outdoor Space with Potted Flowers

Decorating Your Outdoor Space with Potted Flowers

Summer in North Texas is a great season to enjoy your backyard in the balmy afternoons and shady evenings. Pool parties, barbecues, and outdoor events fill our calendars with wonderful reasons to celebrate the gorgeous weather. If you’re a fan of entertaining in your outdoor space, then aesthetics are certainly a priority. In addition to […]