Neil Sperry

Neil Sperry

These basic tips can put you on the path to landscaping success

Garden design is like any other art form. We all perceive beauty differently. So what I’m about to jot out today may or may not jibe with your own landscaping goals. Take with you any of these tips that will help. Leave the others behind. These are just my own stream-of-consciousness — the things that roll through my own mind as I’m planning a basic home landscape design.

Neil Sperry

How fallen leaves can give the yard a lift

If you have shade trees, you now have leaves. Thousands of leaves. You wake up one morning, and the neighbor is blowing his leaves onto your lawn. You don’t even own a maple tree, but there they are — his maple leaves on your lawn. What’s a gardener to do with all of those leaves?

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Neil Sperry shares his glossary of gardening terms

Horticultural definitions. Has a great ring to it, doesn’t it? It sounds like the opening line of a bestselling novel — or maybe it doesn’t. But if I do this correctly, you’ll soon realize how important these terms will be to your success as a North Texas gardener. That could happen quite soon.

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Mavericks Insider: Dallas finishes soft part of schedule against Knicks

Beat writer Dwain Price breaks down the significance of the last six games and previews Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks. New York comes to American Airlines Center to take on the Mavericks Wednesday.
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Mavericks Insider: Dallas finishes soft part of schedule against Knicks

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Mavs players react to blowout win over Lakers

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