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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 […]

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Daniel Cunningham visits NBC 5 to discuss claims that suggest simply growing certain plants in your yard will deter or even repel mosquitoes

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Can Plants Really Repel Mosquitoes? Only If You Use Them a Certain Way By Daniel Cunningham   http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Can-Plants-Really-Repel-Mosquitoes-Only-If-You-Use-Them-a-Certain-Way-441417613.html   This might bug some folks, but while there have been quite a few claims that suggest simply growing certain plants in your yard will deter or even repel mosquitoes, we don’t quite have the science to […]

AgriLife Today

Texas A&M AgriLife experts on tax-free holiday: Choose wisely

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Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Daniel Cunningham, 972-952-9223, Daniel.Cunningham@ag.tamu.edu DALLAS – A state tax-free holiday on “water-efficient products” from May 27-29 includes all plants, trees and grasses for non-commercial shoppers, according to the Texas Comptroller’s Office. Texas A&M AgriLife Research horticulturists urge residents to be vigilant in selecting plant life that conserves water resources. […]

Dallas Morning News Articles

Put away the tiller and try earth-friendly sheet mulching for garden beds

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There’s a growing trend toward less lawn and more plants. Homeowners are creating larger planted beds that incorporate pollinator-friendly native and adapted flowers, shrubs and even fruits and veggies. So how do you take back some of your own turf? Traditional do-it-yourself methods of building new perennial flower beds and vegetable gardens typically require chemical […]