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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Lawn Management and the Challenges of KR Bluestem

KR Bluestem growing tall around headstones in IOOF Cemetery Denton, TX

How often have you mowed your lawn over the weekend only to find tall weeds growing up to your knees seemingly overnight? You could be dealing with fast-growing King Ranch (KR) Bluestem, an invasive bunchgrass known to grow as much as two to three feet in...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Prescribed Burn at Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center

Firefighter lighting prairie for prescribed burn

On Jan. 27, Denton Parks and Recreation in partnership with the City of Denton Fire Department conducted a prescribed burn on 6.4 acres at the Davis Prairie Loop just north of the Clear Creek Natural Heritage Center, located at 5792 Hartlee Field Rd.

This ...

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Keep Denton Beautiful
Posted on: December 17, 2021

The Importance of Tai Chi

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How Fall Prevention Relates to Tai Chi

Every second of every day, a U.S. adult (age 65+) suffers a fall, making it the leading cause of injury and injury death in this age group. Falling and the fear of falling leads to functional decline, which in turn le...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Plastic Film Recycling - We did it!

Staff sorting plastic film

Over the past few months, Keep Denton Beautiful collected thin film plastics from residents to recycle and now our community has won a high-performance park bench. Our collections at City facilities has ended. Even though the collection is over, you can s...

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Keep Denton Beautiful
Posted on: December 22, 2021

Tips for Fall Flowers

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Our resident flower expert Eric is back with more tips to make your flowerbed look amazing all winter long. 

Here in North Texas, fall is in full swing. Nights are getting longer. Leaves on trees are starting to change colors and fall. Gulf Muhly ...

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Keep Denton Beautiful
Posted on: January 7, 2022

5 Ways to Get Outside in Winter

Bike Ride Winter

Yeah, maybe it's a little cold outside, but that's doesn't mean you have to stay inside all the time! Get out and enjoy the crisp winter air, get your cardio up, and you'll be warmer in no time. 

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