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Janet Laminack: Class on fall gardening set
Mark your calendar now to attend the free Keep Lewisville Beautiful Garden Secrets class on vegetable fall gardening from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 3. More information is available on the Master Gardener website www.dcmga.com.
David Annis: First rule in snake safety is simply leave them alone
David Annis: Four-part educational series on 'Beginning Farming and Ranching' set for next month
Courtney Davis: Tips given on shopping farmers markets and produce safety
In Texas there are more than 100 farmers' markets across the state offering seasonal produce, eggs, honey, baked goods and other items for sale. If you're planning on heading to our local farmers' markets, there are a few tips to keep in mind.
Janet Laminack: There are plenty of ways to do water-conserving landscapes
These days, we are getting away from the confusing and scary term xeriscape and moving into terms such as "smartscape," "water smart" and earth-kind. These are all approaches to gardening and landscaping, practices that focus on healthy and beautiful lawns and flower beds.
Red River Equine Summit set for Aug. 4-5 in Sanger
Top specialists, Ph.D.s and doctors of veterinarian medicine will be on hand to provide the latest information at the first Red River Equine Summit, scheduled for Friday-Saturday, Aug. 4-5 at Ridin' For The Brand Cowboy Church, 5926 FM455 in Sanger.
David Annis: Meeting's speaker can help farmers, ranchers understand more about agriculture law
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Denton County will be hosting a free agricultural law meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15 at Ben E. Keith Co., 2801 Interstate 35 in Denton. Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, assistant professor and extension specialist specializing in agricultural law with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will be speaking on various hot topics in agriculture such as water rights, fencing law, Waters of the United States (WOTUS), federal regulations and drones.
Courtney Davis: Don't get in a pickle — preserve your food safely
One thing that comes with planting a vegetable garden is an eventual abundance of produce. Canning is a great way to preserve your fresh produce so that it can be enjoyed year round. But if you're canning, make sure to do it safely, and now is the time to prepare.
Jessica Kimbro: Youth fair, rodeo give childrena chance to show off hard work
As March rapidly progresses, students across Denton County actively are preparing to compete at the Denton County Livestock Association Youth Fair and Rodeo. Students will get to show off their skills and talents in the form of jams, cookies, plants, quilts, wood crafting, agriculture mechanics, livestock and public speaking.