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You want to plant your garden as soon as possible to allow vegetables to grow and mature during ideal conditions. Using transplants, instead of seeds, can extend the productive period of many crops. Vegetables that are easy to transplant include...
National Bike Month was established to celebrate the many benefits of biking and to encourage people to try it. May 4 is Bike to School Day and there are almost 40 events across Texas. Find out if there is an...
For your convenience, we've created an infographic with the tips listed below. Click here to view it. You can also download and share it! Ask your friends to do their part this winter to Take Care of Texas. Winter is...
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality today announced the winners of the 23rd annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards. These prestigious awards bring attention to the most innovative and effective projects that strive to protect the state’s natural resources. Among this...

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