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Battle of the (Grass) Burs

Grass burs typically take root in late winter, but in Texas they can sprout several times a year. The trick is to suppress them before and after the seeds germinate.

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Orange Oil, Vinegar and Dish Soap: Partners in a Natural Herbicide

Weeds are a part of life if you garden, but constantly pulling them doesn't have to be. Try this simple, natural recipe for killing weeds.

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Grass Height: The Long and Short of It

How often you mow and how short you cut the grass can determine how much water you save or waste.

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Watering for Full Sun

It was bound to happen eventually. Conditions finally permit watering. Only full sun turf, though, requires it. The rest of the landscape is OK for now.

Mark Peterson, Conservation Project Coordinator

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Find Your Plant

Explore the wealth of native and adapted plants and find the one just right for your corner of Texas. 

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Use our expertly designed landscape plans for your home.

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