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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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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 […]

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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