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Landscaping Design Ideas for Difficult Yards

Every homeowner wants to have a beautiful yard.  They know it will increase the value of your home, improve the neighborhood and offer owners a haven for play, entertaining and relaxation.  Almost all difficult yards though will offer their own set of challenges...

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6 Tips for Terrific North Texas Landscaping

It’s that time of year when spring fever makes us daydream lovely thoughts for our North Texas landscaping.  If your home is your castle then your yard is your own private Garden of Eden.  With a little planning you can add terrific color, warmth and texture to create a special atmosphere... Learn more!

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A Guide for Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable gardening is a concept that has become quite popular but still many don’t understand what it entails. The term doesn't have an official definition but rather common principles that promote reducing human impact on the earth. Basic practices at home include eradicating polluting chemicals, conserving natural resources, and reducing waste as much as possible.

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Best Grasses for Residential Landscapes in North Texas

There are many choices for lawn grasses that will do well in residential landscapes, but sadly there is not one perfect grass. Each variety will have pros and cons. Reviewed here are solid options so that you can choose which may be best for the growing conditions in your North Texas lawn.

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Xeriscape for Ft. Worth Landscaping

Xeriscape -- what a fun word! Add it to your vocabulary and add it to your Ft. Worth landscaping plans. Xeriscaping is landscaping that has been designed specifically for yards located in areas that are vulnerable to drought conditions. Coming from the Greek word xeros which means dry, xeriscape translates to dry landscape.

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Landscape Design on a Budget

Winter doldrums may have you thinking about how you would like to transform your yard this spring.  And with that another thought you may be having is, ‘How will I afford redoing my yard?”  Landscape design does not have to break the bank.  With a bit of ingenuity and a little inspired thinking you can create a lovely yard that will make you proud.

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Recipes for Cold Weather Crops

Our most recent article talked about planning and planting your cold weather crops. After that hard work is complete and you are ready to harvest, turn those crops into mouth-watering dishes for the family.

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Cool Weather Plants for Texas Gardens

It’s getting to be that time for Texas gardeners to start prepping for their cool weather plants to go in the ground. We don’t have long winters in Texas where you can forget about gardening for several months. So put away that mystery novel, get gardening groove on and you will be enjoying some lovely greens on your dinner table soon. Cool overnight temps offer prime growing conditions for some of your favorite garden delights.

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What To Do in January for Your Texas Garden

Your brain may be thinking “What! It’s winter,” but January is the time to start prepping your Texas garden for spring. There really is a lot to be done and if you organize you tasks appropriately to the month you can spread out the work and not be playing catch up when spring rolls around.

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Compost and Mulch: Secrets and Tips

Most every gardener knows that mulch is spread on the soil around plants, but beginner gardeners aren’t sure why and many can be confused about the difference between compost and mulch. Let’s talk about some secrets and tips concerning both compost and mulch.

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