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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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Plant Profile: Black-Eyed Susan

Black-Eyed Susan Brightens Gardens with Abundant Blooms Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida) is a bright, beautiful native Texas perennial that thrives in full-sun. It’s one of the most popular perennials in the United…

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Plant Place Profile: Myers Park

Myers Park is the Place to Peruse Plants that Perform When you’re looking at a 4-inch sized annual, a 1-gallon perennial, or a 3-gallon shrub at Shades of Green Garden…

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Plant Profile: Texas Skullcap

Pink Skullcap: a great Texas plant from Mexico by way of North Carolina Scutellaria suffrutescens is a plant known by many names. We typically call it Texas Skullcap, but it’s…

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Plant Profile: Sun Drops

Brighten Up Your Flower Bed Border with Sun Drops If you’ve been searching for a low-growing, heat-loving border plant, that blooms profusely and can take a Texas summer with ease, then you…

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Plant Profile: Bee Balm

Attract Bees to Your North Texas Garden with Peter’s Purple Bee Balm Any cultivar of Bee Balm is an excellent choice for attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds to your yard.…

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Plant Profile: Texas Star Hibiscus

Texas Star Hibiscus Provides Hardy Tropical Flair For many in North Texas, tropical hibiscus are the go-to plant for a splash of summer color, and it’s easy to understand why.…

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Brillo Verde Tree Farm

Brillo Verde Tree Farm Brillo Verde is the tree farm – and source of most of the trees and plants – for Shades of Green. It’s located in Collinsville, Texas…

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Remembering Brice

Remembering Brice Creelman Brice Creelman 1956-2019 We here at Shades of Green are saddened by the loss of our long-time colleague Brice Creelman, who passed away peacefully at home on…

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