glossy abelia

Full Sun Shrubs

North Texas is famous for its hot summers and very cold winters. Picking the right plants for your climate variations is key to having the garden of your dreams.  Part of landscaping installation is adding mulch once the shrubs and

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red and white dianthus

Best Winter Flowers for North Texas

As temperatures in North Texas drop below freezing, many gardeners may wonder what kinds of flowers they can plant for their winter garden. A wide variety of winter flowers can tolerate the colder temperatures of North Texas, adding a beautiful

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fall lawn

Winterizing Lawn Fertilizer

As the temperatures start to drop, it’s essential to know how to best set your lawn up to survive the upcoming cold temperatures. Fertilizer can last through the winter months when applied correctly, but there are a few things you

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clear outdoor string lights

How to Install Outdoor String Lighting

Outdoor string lights are a great way to add a little ambiance to your outdoor space. They’re easy to install, use low energy, and make your outdoor area look extra special. From weddings and parties to holidays and BBQs, these

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purple orchid in pot

When Do Flowers Fall Off Orchids?

According to a famous myth, orchids will shed their petals and leave behind bare stems when they have “passed on.” However, this myth is just that, a myth. There’s no scientific evidence that orchids will die outright, but it does

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yellow chrysanthemum

Will Weed Killer Kill Flowers?

Weed killers are designed to kill plants, so it stands to reason that they would also kill flowers. However, not all weed killers are created equal. Some are more targeted in their kill, while others are non-selective, so they kill

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chinch bug

How to Get Bugs Out of Grass

Everyone loves a green, healthy lawn, but sometimes your grass can fall victim to pesky bugs. These insects damage your grass and make it challenging to maintain a beautiful lawn. The best way to get bugs out of grass is

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zoysia grass

When to Plant Zoysia Grass in Texas

Zoysia is a warm-season turf grass that thrives in temperatures between 80 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit. It is a popular choice for lawns in Texas because it is drought tolerant and can handle partial shade. When should you be planting

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fall leaves

How Long Do Fall Leaves Last in North Texas?

In North Texas, fall leaves typically last from mid-October through early November. However, the exact timing can vary depending on the weather. For example, if there is a prolonged period of dry, sunny weather, the leaves may stay on the

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