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Pecan Trees

Pecan – The Iconic Tree of TX The Pecan tree is the iconic tree of the Texas landscape.  Its native range begins at the eastern state border and moves westward until reaching areas where the average yearly rainfall drops below 32 inches.  There, it traces the banks and flood plains of rivers and creeks into […]

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Landscape Ideas: Fall Annuals for Dallas

By Maria Bargellini of Dallas Curb Appeal Inc., It’s Fall and it’s Pansy planting time. Pansies come in a large variety in sizes and color. You’re guaranteed to find one in a color and size that you’ll love. You can find them in ready mixed colors or you can create your own mixes. My favorite […]

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Landscape Ideas: Pruning Your Oak Trees

By Maria Bargellini of Dallas Curb Appeal Question: When do we Prune our Oak Trees in Texas Answer: Winter is best. Avoid any pruning from February 1 through June 15th. The best time to prune your oaks, especially Live Oaks and Red Oaks, is in late winter when they are dormant of less susceptible to […]

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Dallas Landscape Contractor: Shade Plants for Dallas

Shade Plants for Dallas: Oakleaf Hydrangea By Maria Bargellini, of Dallas Curb Appeal Believe it or not the Oakleaf Hydrangea is actually native to the United States, most Hydrangeas are native to china. We here in Dallas use the Oakleaf hydrangea in our shady gardens to add interest to our gardens all year long. It’s gorgeous […]

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Landscape Ideas: Growing Snow Peas

Landscape Ideas: Growing Snow Peas This post includes videos and information about growing and using snow peas. Please scroll below for recipes, nutritions facts, and other snow pea information. Enjoy and thanks for visiting. Video by Growing your greens How Peas Grow By Cook with class Buying and storing tips Snow peas can be found […]

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Landscape Ideas Dallas: Crape Myrtle

Landscape Ideas Dallas: Crepe Myrtles By Maria Bargellini, President at Dallas Curb Appeal Dallas Landscape Contractor Nothing says summer in the south like the blooming of our Crape Myrtles. You can’t beat the colors or the bountiful blooms on these lovely tree forming shrubs. Being in the landscape industry I see a lot of instances […]

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Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Pentas

Landscape Ideas for Dallas: Annuals-Pentas By Dallas Landscape Contractor Maria Bargellini Pentas or Star Clusters are great annuals for Dallas. These African natives come in bold colors like red, hot pink and purple. part sun (the morning kind) to dappled shade in Dallas. This is not a drought tolerant plant. As with most annuals it […]

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Landscape Ideas Dallas: Retaining Wall

Landscape Contractor in Dallas Maria Bargellini describes a retaining wall project in Frisco Here’s the project before picture. This customer has 3 of the coolest little pugs ever and unfortunately because of all the shade and drainage issues he had 12 little paws making tracks in his house. In addition the railroad tie were bursting […]

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