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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 09:04 AM CDT

Stock Up on Tax-Free Weekend for Gardeners

Stock Up on Tax-Free Weekend for Gardeners

Most of us are familiar with the tax-free weekend associated with the start of school in August. In fact, these state-funded end-of-summer discounts are nearly 20 years old.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 09:58 AM CDT

Volunteers Build Oyster Reef in South Texas

Volunteers Build Oyster Reef in South Texas

With the temperature dropping quickly on the coast, they started before the designated start time of 8:30 a.m. on a recent Saturday.

Thursday, Apr 5, 2018 at 01:27 PM CDT

DC's Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom

DC's Cherry Blossoms Reach Peak Bloom

The perennial marker of spring has officially blossomed in the nation's capital as Washington DC's famous cherry blossoms have reached peak bloom. Peak bloom generally occurs in the last week of March or the...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 07:43 AM CDT

Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas

Look Inside First 'Passive House' in Texas

Two North Texas home builders - a father, son duo have built the first of its kind energy efficient home in Dallas near Love Field on Lively Lane. It’s a home Kyle and Connor Fagin call, a green home on...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 08:43 AM CST

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Although her solar panels successfully sustained Hurricane María’s winds, Madeline Batista couldn’t turn on her lights, her refrigerator or other appliances that needed electricity. The photovoltaic system,...

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 at 09:23 AM CST

Elevate Your Spaces With These Indoor Plants

Elevate Your Spaces With These Indoor Plants

Texas Agrilife Specialist Dotty Woodson visited NBC 5 to highlight indoor plants that can brighten up your home and provide a sense of wellbeing.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 01:05 PM CST

1,500-Acre WTX Solar Farm to Power 50,000 Homes

1,500-Acre WTX Solar Farm to Power 50,000 Homes

The largest solar project in Texas history, a $260 million solar farm that will cover 1,500 acres, is under construction in West Texas and will bring power to 50,000 homes annually.

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 07:33 AM CST

Tariffs Come as Texas Solar Heats Up

Tariffs Come as Texas Solar Heats Up

New tariffs imposed this week on imported solar panels come at a time when the solar industry has been heating up in Texas.

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 at 12:07 PM CST

5 Texas Garden Trends You'll See in 2018

5 Texas Garden Trends You'll See in 2018

With warmer weather just around the corner, now is the time to lay the groundwork for a stunning spring garden.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 at 07:21 AM CST

Here Are 5 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bill

Here Are 5 Ways to Reduce Your Energy Bill

It's that time of the year when North Texans see their energy bills increase, but there are ways to save energy and money throughout the year.

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