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Green Ways to Greener Grass

By Jeff Cheney | On

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 …

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Top 10 Trees to Plant in Frisco this Fall

By The Cheney Group | On

  Frisco’s Manager of Park Services Bobby Johnson has been overseeing tree plantings for many years, helping keep Frisco’s parks, medians and public spaces green and flourishing. He also works with Frisco’s Urban Forestry Board, which has won numerous awards for the city for its tree-planting projects. So now that it’s fall, the very best time to plant your own …

Winter Prep for Lawn & Landscape

By The Cheney Group | On

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 …

National Plug In Day picks Frisco for D/FW event

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Received the following from FriscoGreenLiving.com.  The event tis this Sunday, 9/23, 9-11am at Cinemark Frisco Square. Frisco will host the Dallas/Fort Worth area’s “National Plug In Day,” when EV aficionados across the U.S. convene later this month to celebrate electric vehicles. The free event, open to families, aims to bring together those who want to know more about electric cars …

2013 NCAA DI Football Championship Pre-Sale Discount Now Available!

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The best of NCAA football will meet again in North Texas at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game, Saturday, January 5 at FC Dallas Stadium.  As a subscriber to City of Frisco, TX News and Information Service, you have the ability to reserve seats before the general public.  During the pre-sale, you will also receive a discount on the …