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September Landscaping Tasks: Prepare for Fall with Cool Season Plants

Now that summer is over, we can finally look forward to cooler weather. September is the month when you should start to sow cool season plants, and prepare trees and other landscaping on your property for fall weather.

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Ask the Gardener: Will My Tree Survive Bittersweet Vines?

Is it possible for a cedar tree to leaf out again when a tree has been shaded out by the Bittersweet vines? See the advice the VMC Gardener gives to a new property owner.

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Common Sense Landscaping Saves Water and Money

Mark your calendars for the Save Water & Money with Common Sense Landscaping seminars. Sponsored by Dallas Water Utilities Conservation, City of Dallas Stormwater Management, and Mountain View College, these FREE seminars will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Performance Hall (Building “E”) at Mountain View College.

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5 Great Ornamental Grasses for North Texas

Ornamental grasses add dramatic visual effect to your property, The tall flowing foliage, variety of textures and colors provide you with many choices that will fit into your properties’ landscape design. Ornamental grasses are often used to add interest to your landscape design, to fill barren spaces, as well as in container planting.

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Is Zoysia Grass the Right Turfgrass for Properties in North Texas?

Zoysia is a warm season perennial grass with a beautiful dark green color and a fine texture. Zoysiagrass grows well in high traffic areas, making it a good choice for commercial properties. Zoysia grasses grow best in full sun or moderately shaded areas. When it is properly watered and maintained, Zoysia grass will grow into a thick carpet of healthy turf.