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This Saturday - Rain Garden Planting Day!

Please join us for our second neighborhood greening event of the Spring! We will be painting the railing going up the city steps from Stanton to McCandless, and planting native species in the rain garden. 99 more words


London Plane Tree

Scientific Name: Platanus × acerifolia

Common Name:
London Plane Tree

Life Cycle: Perennial
Hardiness Zones: 4-8

 Physical Characteristics:

Form: Upright oval or pyramidal depending on age. 110 more words

Deer Resistant Plants

Creeping Jenny

Scientific Name: Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’

Common Name:
Creeping Jenny/ Golden Moneywort

Life Cycle: Perennial
Hardiness Zones: 3-9

 Physical Characteristics:

Form: Creeping
Height: .25 – .5 ft. 94 more words


Rain Gardens

In honor of Earth Day, the GFA grounds crew planted a rain garden next to our maintenance garage. A rain garden is a planted depression in the landscape that collects rainwater coming off impervious surfaces like roofs, driveways, and walkways, and then sends the rain through a downspout into the garden. 367 more words

13 Week Maintenance Period


It’s hard to believe that we have been in our new home for thirteen weeks already. Our maintenance shakedown period has come to an end and we had to supply Wisdom last week with a list of any issues that had arisen. 482 more words

Need help starting a rain garden? Head to the Boston Flower and Garden Show

With spring weather coming early this year, get a head start on your garden by going to the Boston Flower and Garden Show. Learn about the perennials and annuals available for your garden, as well as new landscaping techniques and trends. 129 more words


Rain Garden Education, 3-01-2016

Rain Garden Class and Installation

9-10am Lecture in the Community Hall

10am-1pm (or as long as it takes!) Installation in the east lawn Tuesday, March 1st… 176 more words

Dallas County Master Gardeners