Join us for “Smart Watering During Restrictions”

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115 Smart Watering During Restrictions Learn how to keep your lawn and landscape alive during drought restrictions.  Join us for “Smart Watering During Restrictions” on Thursday, May 30 from at 6-8 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extention Center located at 17360 on Coit Road in Dallas. This program will give a general overview on Drip Irrigation, New Water …

Keep Your Lawn Alive and Healthy

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KEEPING YOUR LAWN ALIVE DURING DROUGHT Homeowners know how important water is to maintaining healthy lawns. During times of drought, however, local water supplies can become so depleted that cities must enact drought contingency plans to conserve water. These plans approved by the state, set forth restrictions for water use based on water supply, lake levels and weather conditions. You …

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Green Ways to Greener Grass

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With recent rains, lawns are perking up in many neighborhoods. Keeping a beautiful lawn, even during dry spells, isn’t difficult but it does require some know-how. This week’s WaterWise Workshop covers basic lawn care steps that are essential to encouraging deep root growth and maintaining healthy grass year-round. Here are a few green tips for greener grass: Select the right grass.  Several …

Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home’s Exterior

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Make your home more appealing for yourself and potential buyers with these quick and easy tips: 1. Trim bushes so they don’t block windows or architectural details. 2. Mow your lawn, and turn on the sprinklers for 30 minutes before the showing to make the lawn sparkle. 3. Put a pot of bright flowers (or a small evergreen in winter) …

Winter Prep for Lawn & Landscape

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This valuable information for keeping your lawn healthy over winter has been provided by Melissa at Granulawn. 1. Raise your mowing height! Mow high in the fall.  This creates a buffer zone that will help insulate the root system against cold injury or freeze damage. 2. Mowing Schedule Recommendations Be sure to mow at least bi-weekly during the October and …

10 ways to save water outside

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FriscoGreenLiving.com is The City of Frisco’s web site that helps to keep you informed about the city’s sustainability initiatives — and provide tips and resources to become greener at home and in the workplace.  It provides great information about keeping your home cool, your yard moist and other ideas that not only help our environment, but reduce your costs.  Here …