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“Eat the Yard” with these Edible Landscape Plants

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Drought, extreme heat or cold, pest and disease can all hinder our best efforts at cultivating fruits and vegetables here in North Texas. In addition to traditional tips on how to overcome these challenges, you’ve branched out to expand your edible palette. What is “eating the yard” all about? More at https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/5-Pretty-Looking-Plants-That-You-Can-Also-Eat-496937041.html

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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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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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How to Go Green By Saving Blue

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To help save water, residents can capture rain water to harvest for their garden. Daniel Cunningham, Horticulturist from Texas A&M, talks advice on how to make the best of rainwater on NBC 5. https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/How-Go-Green-By-Saving-Blue_Dallas-Fort-Worth-480381533.html

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Over-wintering Veggies in North Texas

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https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Plants_Dallas-Fort-Worth-466993303.html As temperatures continue to dip, many gardeners have harvested the last of their tomatoes and peppers for the fall gardening season in North Texas. But you might be surprised that stretching the season — growing some vegetables through winter — is not only possible but also easy. Much attention is given to spring and […]

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Tips for Growing Herbs in North Texas

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  Fall is a Great time to plant many beautiful and tasty easy to grow herbs that thrive in North Texas, and with the holidays fast approaching, planting them now gives them time to grow and flourish before harvesting for your favorite dish! Its hard to believe there’s only six weeks until Thanksgiving! One of […]