Places to go: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

Enjoy fun nature-friendly outings in DFW this week.

Neil Sperry: Rich shades of the fall season

| Friday, Sep. 26, 2014

Arrange reds, golds and purples for maximum impact and get ready to ooh and aah.

Show us your garden: Small garden; big color in Fort Worth

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Local resident Russ Allen has created a sanctuary for bougainvilleas and birds in his diminutive Arlington Heights retreat.

The Garden Guru: Answers to common tree questions

| Friday, Sep. 12, 2014

Fall is a great time to plant. Read this first to give a shade tree a good start.

Neil Sperry: Little sprouts, big problems

| Friday, Sep. 05, 2014

The toughest plants to wrangle include bamboo, mondograss and nandina.

A walk through Sandra Brown’s inspiring Arlington garden

| |Saturday, Sep. 06, 2014

“That’s what I love about this house,” the novelist says. “It’s like you’re in the garden the minute you step inside.”

The Garden Guru: Check this pre-fall list

| Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

The window of opportunity for a hardy, healthy spring is open — so don’t delay these landscape tasks.

Show Us Your Garden: Communing with koi in Fort Worth

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

On a hillside property with a scenic pond, a Colonial Hills gardener makes peace with erosion and tends to his fish.

Interior designers reimagine college dorm rooms

| Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Halfway between the family nest and your fabulous future may very well be a dorm room. Smaller than a walk-in closet in a new suburban home, it often comes with a roommate, not enough storage space and the most generic furniture the university can buy. On the upside, there are no parents down the hall, and short of spray-painting the walls, you can decorate it any way you want.

The Garden Guru: Consider celosias for fall color

| Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Mums and marigolds are fine, but this plant’s bold color options are just made for the season.