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Heritage Gardeners win 3 State Awards

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By Karolyn Gephart Although the Texas State Garden Club Spring Convention planned for Galveston in April was cancelled, Heritage Gardeners of Friendswood received good news by mail recently. The Friendswood garden club members had won three state awards. Heritage Junior Gardeners, called Junior Master Gardeners (JMG), are Texas Garden Club …

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The Budding Gardener

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2020 could be the year of the garden By Michelle Thompson I laughed when I saw the meme of the before and after self-quarantine garden.  The before picture showed an overgrown, wild landscape needing a lot of work.  The after picture featured maintained garden plots in rows with new borders, …

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Friendswood Council discusses blvd project, hurricane, pandemic

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By Karolyn Gephart Friendswood Lakes Boulevard Project was discussed at the Friendswood City Council meeting June 1, 2020. The project was part of the 2017 Bond Program. Designed by the county engineer in Galveston County, the final design was completed for the extension of Friendswood Lakes Blvd (also known as …

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THE BUDDING GARDENER

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By Michelle Thompson Gardeners are like artists that use plants as their medium and the landscape as their canvas.  Spring provides a new chance to change up the canvas.  Inspiration abounds in on-line gardening sites, gardening magazines, seed catalogs or a trip to the plant nursery. Changing out just a …