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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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How to make a Simple Compost bin Dallas

How to make a Simple Compost bin Dallas Landscape Ideas Dallas: How to start a compost pile by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini Now-a-days compost bins are available in almost any box store but for those of us who want to do it the old fashion way- here are some ideas your can use. Materials Needed Chicken […]

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Landscape Ideas: What to put in your compost pile

Landscape Ideas: What to put in your compost pile Landscape Ideas Dallas: Cold and Hot Compost by Dallas Curb Appeal Landscape Contractor Maria Bargellini What to put in you Compost Fruit pieces & cores Vegetable scraps Grass Clippings (Fresh/Old) Hedge Clippings (small preferably Coffee Grounds/ Tea Bags Cardboard & Paper (Shredded or Ripped glossy OK) […]

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Landscaping Ideas: Tips on Buying Compost

Landscape Ideas: Tips on Buying Compost Landscape Ideas Dallas: Tips on buying compost by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini 1- Pick a good supplier In the world of google and web complaints there’s bound to be good or bad stuff on-line about your compost supplier. Do your research. 2-Know what’s in your compost Ask your supplier […]

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Compost Classes

Compost Classes Landscape Ideas Dallas: Compost Classes by Dallas Landscape ContractorMaria Bargellini These are links to organizations, nurseries, and other resources to help you help you get the most out of your composting efforts. If the links are not currently showing a listing for composting classes check back periodically as these websites offer a wide […]

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