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Gardening During Quarantine

Now that most of us are on lockdown, we need a way to entertain ourselves. Sometimes starting a small garden could provide for that void that may happen. Occupying ourselves…

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Spring Garden

Now that we are over with the times of the brown gardens and other damaged plants, we can start anew. Getting your garden going now will lead to having want…

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Planting Your Vegetable Garden

Planting Your Vegetable Garden Spring is coming up soon. It’s time to start planning your garden. Planting your vegetable garden in North Texas is not a difficult task and we…

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Square Foot Gardening at Shades of Green

Welcome to Our Garden Shades of Green has our own vegetable garden where we grow fresh fruits and vegetables year-round. The design is based on the principles of Square Foot…

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Gardening New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Gardening should be a part of your New Year’s resolutions. We can help you out with some ideas to get you started. Native Plants…

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Attracting Monarch Butterflies

Gardens serve many purposes in our everyday lives. Some gardens are just for aesthetics or to fill in empty space, while others are used to attract wildlife and insects. Attracting…

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Why Choose Texas Native Plants

Texas can have some very harsh weather. Northern Texas can have some very arid summers with little rain (with an average of 37” a year). Of course native plants are…

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Plant Profile: Blackfoot Daisy

Blackfoot Daisy (Melampodium leucanthum) is one of the most popular plants we sell at Shades of Green. It’s a bushy, low-growing, native Texas perennial that loves hot, dry conditions. It…

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Recharge Your Soil

Better Soil Nutrition = Stronger Growth = Improved Quality Recharge is magic for your soil. It’s a natural soil conditioner, replacing the need to apply tons of compost to achieve…

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Top 4 Lawn Products for North Texas

A little work now means fewer weeds later It’s time to treat your lawn. Again. Yes, I know it feels like you just did that back in the spring, maybe…

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