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Winter Weeds to Look Out For

Winter Weeds to Look Out For

If you think you’re out of the weeds just because winter has set in, you may be wrong. Hopefully you’ve put in the worthwhile labor that’s necessary to cultivate a dense and resilient lawn that’s resistant to intrusive plants. That, after all, is the best preventative measure against weed infestations. However, sometimes our lawns are […]

Landscaping with Rocks and Flat Stones

Landscaping with Rocks and Flat Stones

In the cooler months and shorter days, many plants go dormant, or at least slow their growth down for a season, much like animals who hibernate through the winter. But in the temperate North Texas climate, we’re lucky enough to receive a good number of sunny days in the winter- many even warm enough to […]

Winter Flowers For Your Garden

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Unless you really know your flowers, you may assume that they all go dormant in the winter, leaving your garden a lifeless landscape of brown and yellow has-beens. That actually isn’t true at all, as there is a broad variety of flowers that will happily bloom throughout the winter months. Need some help with your […]

Gardening Tools: The Basics, Plus a Few Extras

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Every gardener has their set of go-to tools which they consider essential to the job. Tending your garden is a labor of love, and all forms of labor require the right devices. What are your must-haves? Are you first starting out, or perhaps in the market to spruce up your toolbox? We took a look […]

Outdoor Decor: Ideas For Your Patio

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Outdoor Decor: Ideas For Your Patio

Designing a comfortable and smartly decorated patio is like having a whole new room added to your house. Even with limited space and a tight budget, you can turn a boring slab of wood or concrete into a stylish outdoor living space that’s inviting in every season. We took a look at a few popular […]

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 […]