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Neighborhood association wanting wildflowers mowed from Grand Prairie TX
July 14, 2013
For at least 15 years, I have been fostering growth of wildflowers in 60% of my 90x400' yard which include 150' utility trunkline easement in which I can plant no trees. This year, we had volunteer ...
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Trees prohibited or regulated in Albuquerque
March 20, 2013
Are there certain trees that not not allowed to be planted in Albuquerque, New Mexico because of city regulations?
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Are drought-tolerant landscape plantings protected by Texas law?
November 26, 2012
I was told that Texas has a law in regards to drought tolerant natives and Homeowners Associations. Do you know what it states and how one can find a copy of it? I got a notice from my HOA saying ...
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Patenting Flower Mixes
July 12, 2012
Can a new, more beautiful combination/mix of certain wild flowers or the new use of some particular wild flowers for a particular style of gardening, e.g. for deer resistance or for alternative lawn o...
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Wildflowers being mowed in Canyon TX
June 03, 2012
Can I receive a letter from someone there to put up in our neighborhood? I live in an area very close to Palo Duro Canyon. A developer out here mows down the wildflowers along the one lane road. It ...
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Digging wild buttercup from roadside in Mechanicsville MD
May 28, 2012
Mr. Smarty Plants, is it illegal to dig out wild buttercup in Maryland? I see them along the dirt road or just in the ditch. Since buttercup considered weed, I'm wondering what the law say about this...
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Legal to mow wildflowers in HOA in Royse City, TX
April 21, 2012
We live out in the country in Rockwall County, Texas. Is it legal to mow the wildflowers on our 2 acre lots? The HOA documents we committed to require the homesites to be maintained, but there is di...
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Can I move my Dwarf Orange tree from California to Florida?
April 12, 2012
I am moving from California to Florida and have a small dwarf orange tree. Can I bring it with me to Florida? Thanks!
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Transferring a palm tree from Florida to Pennsylvania from Reading PA
April 06, 2012
Is it legal to transport a small palm tree (12" high) from FL to PA?
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Rescue of roadside plants in Ashe Co.
October 27, 2011
I live in a wooded area off of a dirt road that is going to be widened and paved by the state. There are many native plants and shrubs growing on the side of the road in areas that will soon be pavem...
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