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Starting program for growing wildflowers on highways in Dallas
March 04, 2003
How can I start a planting program to grow wildflowers along the interstate and highways where I live?
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Information on creating and maintaining a meadow
February 27, 2003
Would you please share information about creating and maintaining a meadow?
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Source of wildflower seeds indigenous to Dallas area
February 21, 2003
Where can I get wild flower seed indigenous to the N. Texas (Dallas) area?
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Smarty Plants on epiphytes
February 20, 2003
Can you identify the "air plants" that are hanging in the trees? They are grayish-green, and hang down like a necklace.
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Native Plants for New England
February 18, 2003
Can you assist me in finding more information on flowers and plants in Massachusetts and New England?
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Native plant education
February 18, 2003
Do you provide resources about native plants to middle school educators?
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Jurisdiction regarding roadsides
January 31, 2003
Who has jurisdiction regarding the seeding of wildflowers along Texas interstates?
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When the bluebonnets bloom
January 31, 2003
Can you tell me when the bluebonnets are in bloom?
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Creating a wildlife refuge
January 30, 2003
We would like to make my yard more of a wildlife refuge by using a portion of the lawn for plants and shrubs and may afford shelter for birds and other wildlife. Can you please recommend what we shoul...
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More on bluebonnets
January 22, 2003
Do you have a sense of a peak viewing time for Bluebonnets for this spring?
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