When choosing a tree, many factors come into play. With so many different soil conditions and water requirements, finding the perfect tree can be troublesome at best. But with a few main questions in mind, you can easily decide which tree is right for you.
Jenna Regan has been selected as Artist of the Month for Bonham City Hall, located at 514 Chestnut Street in Bonham, Texas. To see more of her work, you can stop by the Creative Arts Center at 200 W. 5th St. in Bonham.
The Creative Arts Center's Annual Art Show and Contest opened Wednesday, August 27. Art will be accepted through Wednesday, September 3 in multiple categories including photography, painting, hand-pulled prints and many others. This year youth entries will be accepted for the first time.
With the countdown to the Austin College 2014 Fall Term nearing the single digits, another season for the College’s concert band, the Austin College Wind Symphony, also is nearing. Director Robert Archer, adjunct instructor of music at Austin College, invites qualified brass, percussion, and wind musicians from the community, student body, and faculty to audition for membership. Openings are available in most sections.
From September 16, 2014 to February 15, 2015 visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will be able to let their imagination run wild as they walk back in time along a half-mile nature trail with nine life-size animatronic dinosaurs during the eighth annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit. These animatronic dinosaurs move and roar, providing an experience sure to captivate visitors who will be able to also learn interesting facts about both herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs.
The new St. Augustine hybrid, shown here in a field trial, is among the turfgrass varieties expo attendees can see May 16-17 at the Dallas center. (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo courtesy of Dr. Ambika Chandra)
With ever-present drought and water restrictions here in Texas, it is little wonder why Xeriscaping is quickly growing in popularity. Xeriscape lawns and flowerbeds are more and more commonly dotting local neighborhoods as many people attempt to lower water consumption. Today, with about half of our total water supply going towards the maintenance of lawns and ornamental plants, low-water landscaping is becoming a necessity.