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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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Our New Vegetable Garden

We recently renovated and completely overhauled the vegetable garden at Shades of Green. Why? Because the old version, call it staff-veggie-garden-1.0, just wasn’t working. Since the mistakes that were made…

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Shades of Green Celebrates 25 Years in Frisco

Shades of Green, Inc., a full-service, family owned and operated garden center, is celebrating their 25th and 20th anniversaries – 25 years in Frisco, and 20 years at their location…

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How to Grow Fruit Trees Successfully

Tips for a fruitful harvest under Collin County conditions Fruit. Everybody loves fruit. It just seems so difficult to grow your own. It’s really not. It will require a little…

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Tips & Tricks For A Better Lawn

Lawn Care Lawn care is something that can be over looked at times. Sure you may water and mow, but that is just scratching the surface. Here is some friendly…

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Home Made Plum Jelly

What to do with all those Plums How’s your fruit tree looking? A couple of weeks ago, my parents were up to their ears in red plums. We decided that…

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“So I’ve got a lot of shade…”

Some of my favorite picks for those shady areas If I had a nickel. This is a common conversation starter when a customer comes into the garden center looking for…

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