Janet Laminack: Upcoming events promote native water conservation

We face many challenges in North Texas for gardening and growing plants, with one of the biggest being water.

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Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Have a coyote problem?

Anumber of Argyle residents and those living around the area own livestock. A common predator also living in and around Argyle is the coyote that does most of its hunting alone at night.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: Traffic official urges extra caution during rainy season

“Exercising caution when driving in the rain begins with vehicle maintenance,” said Officer Steve Wallace, traffic enforcement/accident investigator for the Argyle Police Department. He advised motorists to be sure to have good tires and that the tires are rotated as recommended by the manufacturer.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons: The Place is Argyle

An anonymous donor recently placed approximately 20 new children’s books in the Real Estate Station’s Little Free Library.

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Becca Dickstein / Native Roots

Engelmann daisy (Engelmannia peristenia) is a great choice for xeric landscaping. Its deep taproot is what gives it outstanding drought resistance and also makes it valuable for erosion control. It can be found blooming from February through November, with the peak of bloom in March through June in North Texas with cheerful bright yellow flowers.

Matt Gohlke / Pools

Pool season is coming soon. The odds are definitely with us that the last freeze has already occurred. According to the National Weather Service, the average last freeze in the Dallas-Fort Worth area is...

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