Gardening 101: Japanese Red Maples

NORTH TEXAS (CBSNESTexas.com) – For a smallish tree to grow in the shade, there are few plants that can match a Japanese Red Maple.  They grow slowly but have stunning forms and beautiful leaves.  For many years, it was not even considered a tree you could grow here. Our hot summers limit the use of these…

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Gardening 101: Finally Fall planting

NORTH TEXAS (CBSNewsTexas.com) – When I moved to North Texas from Nashville thirteen years ago, I was amazed to find out that we had three separate growing seasons here.  In the first one, you start to plant your vegetable crops in February – mostly greens and tomatoes. A second crop you start planting in March–May for…

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