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Last Monday Week is too late to put out bulk trash at the curb after Monday morning at 7:30 AM. They take pictures of the homes that are in compliance.

So after putting out that pile of cut branches from the back fence the City told me it was a day late and I might get fined or have to pay for them to pick it up. The City of Dallas has very strict guidelines to follow for bulk trash pickup. They
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Posted by on May 23, 2017

Man can not live by GREED alone

How does my garden grow? It takes lots of time and determination to get seeds to germinate and sprout up through the dirt and into the light of the mighty sunshine brightly so the new plant can take root in the soil. The same holds true with many
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Posted by on April 21, 2017

Ever Seen This Kind of Ragweed? It Can Get 6' to 20' Tall!

In the fall, I love to take not of all the different kinds of Golden Rod in the fields and along the roads I travel. It is lovely. Occasionally, an individual with me will inform me that it all ought to be destroyed because it is a hay fever menace. "Not s
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Posted by on May 16, 2017

Last Monday Week is too late to put out bulk trash at the curb after Monday morning at 7:30 AM. They take pictures of the homes that are in compliance.

So after putting out that pile of cut branches from the back fence the City told me it was a day late and I might get fined or have to pay for them to pick it up. The City of Dallas has very strict guidelines to follow for bulk trash pickup. They
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Posted by on May 23, 2017

Ever Seen This Kind of Ragweed? It Can Get 6' to 20' Tall!

In the fall, I love to take not of all the different kinds of Golden Rod in the fields and along the roads I travel. It is lovely. Occasionally, an individual with me will inform me that it all ought to be destroyed because it is a hay fever menace. "Not s
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Posted by on May 16, 2017

Man can not live by GREED alone

How does my garden grow? It takes lots of time and determination to get seeds to germinate and sprout up through the dirt and into the light of the mighty sunshine brightly so the new plant can take root in the soil. The same holds true with many
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Posted by on April 21, 2017

Nothing beats the flavor of your own home garden tomatoes.

I made a promise to myself that this summer my wife and I would eat more organic veggies. To do this right I have to admit it was necessary to plant some of my own garden veggies such as the Burpee heat resistant large tomatoes and place a framewo
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Posted by on June 23, 2016

Native Texas Honeysuckle Vine

Native Texas Honeysuckle Vine This hardy flowering vine grows wild in Texas. It grows in many places but as you can see it seems to like growing on our fence, at the property line between us and our next door neighbor. I modified the image to sho
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Posted by on April 27, 2016

Blackberries planted in the year 1975 are still blooming in 2016

These Texas native blackberries are very hearty plants. I am able to still grow these Texas native blackberries in 2016 that were originally from a back yard of a friend's horticulturist father's garden way back in the year 1975. They are presumably Rub
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Posted by on April 27, 2016

Spring Means It is Time to Take Care of the Lawn

Today we had a warm afternoon that made everyone want to head outdoors. My son had his first day of tennis practice. The rest of us took a stroll around the yard to observe the wildlife and see how the gardens look. I realized we were storing a few old ite
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Posted by on March 8, 2016

Spring Means It is Time to Take Care of the Lawn

Today we had a warm afternoon that made everyone want to head outdoors. My son had his first day of tennis practice. The rest of us took a stroll around the yard to observe the wildlife and see how the gardens look. I realized we were storing a few old ite
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Posted by on March 8, 2016

Finding Ways to Improve Our Outdoor Living Space

The spring is coming and we realized it was time to improve our outdoor living spaces. We have limited outdoor storage and discovered the benefits of those storage boxes that double as benches. We have added to our spring checklist to ensure our yard is
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Posted by on March 6, 2016

Newly planted sods of St. Augustine grass last month remain brown and appear to be dormant.

I was pulling weeds from around a shrub after having watered our front lawn. It was apparent that the grass that was placed down on new soil a month ago remains dead in appearance. I do expect I can buy new sod later in spring when I have enough money t
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Posted by on March 4, 2016