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Nothing beats Crape Myrtles for summer color

Nothing beats Crape Myrtles for summer color

Every year when the weather turns warm, we are treated to the dazzling floral displays of blooming crape myrtles…and their colorful show lasts through September.  This Texas jewel has one…

Free Garden Secrets class focuses on bees

Free Garden Secrets class focuses on bees

Keep Lewisville Beautiful will hold a free Garden Secrets class from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the Lewisville Public Library’s Crawford Room. To reserve a seat, call…

Take your ‘pic’ of beautiful, versatile vines

Take your ‘pic’ of beautiful, versatile vines

[royalslider id=”4″] Vines are amazing multi-taskers in the landscape and they don’t need much ground. They can turn a big bland space in to a beautiful blooming canvas with their…

Learn from experts at free All About Roses event

Learn from experts at free All About Roses event

Local rose experts share tips on care, feeding; use of roses in landscape Covington’s, an independently owned 18-acre nursery in Rowlett, is hosting their annual All About Roses event on Saturday,…

Winter planting for spring and summer enjoyment

Winter planting for spring and summer enjoyment

Even though winter can be dreary, we have hope with spring right around the corner. It’s hard to get excited at this time of the year, but when you think…

Master Gardener officers inducted, Tour of Gardens set

Master Gardener officers inducted, Tour of Gardens set

(Rockwall) The Rockwall County Master Gardener Association recently inducted their 2012 officers: Linsley Srygley, President; Julie Simpson, Vice President; Janie Squier, Secretary; Larry Parks, Treasurer, and Richard Longworth, Past President.…

Free ‘Plant an Edible Front Yard’ class

(Irving) A free class introducing the world of the “edible” and useful front yard will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the West Irving Library, 4444…

Create a living privacy screen in your backyard

Create a living privacy screen in your backyard

I don’t skinny-dip in my backyard pool and I’m not a streaker, however, when I’m in my backyard I do enjoy my privacy. I love the endless evolving nature in my…

Discover the ‘Miracle of Monarchs’ with the Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club

The Greater Dallas Organic Garden Club will hold its first meeting of 2012 on Thursday, Jan. 26 at REI, 4515 LBJ Freeway in Dallas. Refreshements will be served at 6:30…

Series of classes offered on North Texas vegetable gardening

Series of classes offered on North Texas vegetable gardening

(Rockwall) Rockwall County Master Gardeners will present an 8 hour series of  Home Vegetable Gardening classes in January, offering tips for growing in drought conditions and planning ahead for the North Texas heat. Classes will run…

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