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Learn How to Make ‘Seed Bombs,’ Bring Wildflowers to NTX

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Daniel Cunningham with Texas A&M AgriLife shows how to make seedbombs, seeds encapsulated in compost and clay to form a protective barrier, minimizing damage by pest insects, birds or soil-borne diseases until they pop up in the spring. (Published Monday, Sep 10, 2018 | Credit: NBC 5 News) https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/TDMNSeedBomb091018_Dallas-Fort-Worth-492872641.html

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Learn how to make ‘seed bombs,’ which can bring more wildflowers to North Texas

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The seed bomb garden trend has exploded on the North Texas landscape lately. Also called seed balls, seed bombs are seeds encapsulated in compost and clay, which forms a protective barrier, minimizing damage by pest insects, birds or soil-borne diseases. Then when the next heavy rains come, the clay coating disintegrates and ample moisture gives […]

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Go Green AND Save Blue, Even if You Live in an HOA

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Seasoned gardeners accustomed to Texas summers and city-imposed watering restrictions might turn their attention to the water-saving practices of rainwater harvesting or the sustainable gardening practice of composting, but in some of the stricter HOAs, these practices weren’t allowed. (Published Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 | Credit: NBC 5 News) https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Can-HOAs-Stop-You-From-Composting-and-Saving-Water_Dallas-Fort-Worth-492006541.html

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Can your HOA stop you from composting and saving water? What to know about a little-known law change

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With record-breaking heat and drought conditions, gardening in North Texas is a challenge in itself. But in some neighborhoods governed by homeowners associations, gardeners have faced additional constraints when attempting to save water and drought-proof their landscapes. While HOAs offer benefits of increased property values and neighborhood attractiveness, most have landscaping rules that require a […]

Fox 4 DFW

Lawns, Landscapes and Hot Weather

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Triple-digit temperatures are back in North Texas. Today it’s expected to be 102 degrees outside and that number will climb to 106 by Friday. Daniel Cunningham, a horticulturist with Texas A&M’s AgriLife, has ideas about protecting your lawn while the heat is on. http://www.fox4news.com/good-day/lawns-and-hot-weather LINK: wateruniversity.tamu.edu

Central Texas Gardener

@TXPlantGuy Makes a Splash on CTG!

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Tune into KERA DFW (channel 13) Saturday morning at 9:30 as @TXPlanyGuy joins Central Texas Gardener for “Backyard Basics” with tips on setting up and decorating your own rain barrel to start saving FROM a rainy day! July 7: Making Rain Barrel July 14: Decorating your rain barrel For more background and a full show […]