And just like that, it’s Christmas time. To help you out with your shopping, I have some suggestions of gardening books that might be just what you or the gardener in your life need. These are some of my favorites; there are many great books out there.
The Argyle Little Free Libraries are ready for the holiday season with a supply of books for both adults and children, coordinator Patti Smith has announced.
The annual Argyle Christmas Festival and Tree Lighting scheduled for 3 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St., will have a silent auction and raffle.
Andre “Frenchy” Rheault is known not only for his orange and blue vans advertising Frenchy’s Lawn and Tree Service but for the service he does using his trucks to advertise charitable events and good news messages.
Not often do I single out a program and say, “You must have this certification.” It’s even less often I tell you, “You can get this certification for a limited time for free!”
The Argyle Holiday Shopping Extravaganza will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Argyle High School Cafeteria, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377.
Every year, the Denton County Soil and Water Conservation District has a tree seedling sale. This is a great opportunity to get affordable trees for a good cause.
Bill Clark, a local heating and cooling technician, says the most cost-saving setting for a thermostat is “off.” For the past six weeks or so, we’ve been able to do that at our Denton home.
The Argyle Chapter of the Young Men’s Service League, a national nonprofit, was organized this year to bring together mothers and their teenage sons to serve the needs of the community and to teach the boys leadership.
When I broke open my fortune cookie last week, it said, “May you live in interesting times.”
On Sept. 10, a convoy of historic military vehicles left Washington, D.C., and traveled 3,400 miles to San Diego on the Bankhead Highway.
Although the name often misleads pet owners into thinking a worm has invaded their pet’s bodies, ringworm is actually a fungus that can affect the hair, skin and nails.
The Argyle Senior Center will host a Halloween party at 5 p.m. Saturday at 371 Old Justin Road.
Have you thought about becoming a Master Gardener? Join us for a reception from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday to learn more about it at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office at the Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory St..
NEW YORK — When I brought home review models of Amazon’s Echo speaker, a sort of smart, voice-controlled speaker, and two Dash buttons that reorder household products with a single touch, I wasn’t convinced I’d find them all that useful in my daily life.
Hip dysplasia, a condition that results from poor joint and bone health, can significantly alter your dog’s quality of life. Though larger breeds like Labrador retrievers, mastiffs and German shepherds are especially prone to hip dysplasia, dogs of all ages and breeds can develop the painful condition.
Argyle Little Free Library coordinator Patti Smith announced recently that Halloween books are now available in all of the ALF libraries.
Denton County Commissioner Andy Eads reported recently that the reconstruction project for Country Club Road is moving forward.
Brian Hall, also known as “Brian, the Animal Guy,” is contracted by the town of Argyle to handle the animal control duties. Hall recently advised people to “batten down the hatches,” which means prepare for difficult times.
September can be a busy month in the landscape.
Members of Argyle Boy Scout Troop 468 of the Longhorn Council recently attended a workshop at Universal Technical Institute in Irving to help them meet their requirements for the Automotive Maintenance Merit Badge.
What is Texas A&M AgriLife Extension?
This year’s Holiday Shopping Extravaganza event will be Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Argyle High School cafeteria.
We are being invaded by a hackberry-chomping caterpillar!
Argyle residents care about their community. Argyle civic and nonprofit organizations show that they care with activities and events that benefit everyone.
Many of us take every precaution we can to protect our pets.
Ilike reading historical markers and learning about the history of a particular area. Argyle has five — the Argyle historical marker is at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St.; Johns’ Well and Campground historical marker is on Old Justin Road and C. Taylor Road; Graham-Argyle Cemetery historical marker is on Country Club Road; Prairie Mound Cemetery historical marker is a half of a mile north of FM407 on Prairie Mound Cemetery Road; and the Argyle United Methodist Church historical marker is at 9033 U.S. Highway 377.
Are you a bird watcher, a trail hiker or a rock hound? Do you think bats are cute? Do you love learning about the natural world and all the subjects it has to offer: entomology, geology, botany, meteorology, ornithology, and the list goes on? The Master Naturalists program might be the perfect fit.
Brian Hall, who is contracted with the town of Argyle to handle animal control duties and is known as “Brian, the animal guy,” advises during these hot summer months dog owners be sure to provide their dogs with plenty of water.
One of the exciting things about being a county extension agent is that we are constantly getting new and interesting questions.
In Argyle last week, a rash of vehicle burglaries were reported.
For many centuries, dogs have been referred to as “man’s best friend.” Many of us consider our dogs a part of the family and would do anything to protect them. Whether your dog stays primarily outside...
The Argyle Chamber of Commerce’s new office inside Point Bank, 302 US Hwy. 377, opens today at 9 a.m. The chamber events scheduled for this month are:
Argyle’s early telephones were privately owned and the date the telephone was introduced to Argyle is not known, but in a 2008 interview I had with 100-year-old Mary George Billingsley Sullivan, who was born and raised in Argyle, she remembered having a telephone from the time she was a little girl.
Who would have imagined we would be talking about too much water in our landscapes in July in Texas? The record-breaking amount of rainfall we have received has actually ended our drought and filled up our lakes. This is wonderful, but it does bring with it a few horticultural issues.
After receiving another large children’s book donation recently, the Argyle Little Free Library has created a summer reading activity program for children that is meant to be fun for both the parent and the child.
Rain. Many years we don’t have enough. This year we’ve been more than blessed.