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At Home Outdoors

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Here in Frisco we have truly beautiful homes!  Part of what makes these homes so beautiful is the landscaping that surrounds them. Good landscaping allows you to extend your living space out of doors, and to fit your lifestyle.  As with any project, the key to success is planning.  What would you like in your outdoor living room?  Space for …

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Heart of Stone

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and you may be contemplating spending a lovely evening out in the backyard around the fire pit with your special someone.  As you design your space to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere, consider including permeable and pervious surfaces to better absorb rainwater and prevent runoff.   Each of these options function in a slightly different way once installed. …

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Getting Ready for the Green

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Here in Frisco, our residents are conscientious and results driven.  Our residents want green lawns in the summer, and they want it as cheaply and environmentally-friendly as possible.  One of the ways to achieve this type of lawn is to follow the weekly watering recommendations that you find in this very newsletter.  Another way to achieve this is to properly …

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More Than Just a Pretty Face

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If you’ve driven around Frisco, you’ve probably noticed the planted boulevards and traffic dividers.  While we hope you’ve noticed how beautiful it all is, the City of Frisco also wants you to know that those lovely grassy areas all fit into a larger design to help protect our watersheds and control stormwater runoff. As part of Frisco’s overall plan of …

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Don’t Just Hide, Conserve Inside!

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Winters in North Texas can be an exciting time of year, weather-wise. We zoom from frigid to warm, blustery to still, and wet to dry; finding ourselves more often inside our houses than out.  As you look forward to the consistently warmer temperatures of spring and summer, why not take advantage of that indoor time to make sure your still …

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It’s Not Easy Being Dormant

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Living in Texas, it is easy to suppose the world should be green year round, but we all know that winter hits Frisco too. Letting your grass and gardens go dormant in the fall and winter is one sure fire way to conserve water and respect our environment. But that doesn’t mean you should go dormant too! Winter is the …

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Be Smarter About Water In 2017!

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As we move into a new year, let us remember what makes us great here in Frisco, and encourage old and new residents alike to be WaterWise in 2017! Water is a precious resource here in Texas.  We cycle in and out of drought, and learning how to better manage water while out of drought, means that we will be more likely to …

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Solution for a Resolution!

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A new year brings many changes into our lives, and the City of Frisco is no different! Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Do you have interest in preserving our natural resources, or how you can be a better steward of our water supply? Well, look no further! Make one of your 2017 resolutions …

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Oh Christmas Tree, How Do I Dispose of Thee?

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We have “decked the halls” with garland, mistletoe, and Christmas trees, but what’s the best thing to do when it’s time to take them down? Over the next couple of weeks, you will be contemplating when to take down your tree, or other “living” decorations. Let Frisco help you make that decision, by picking up your tree for recycling through …

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‘Tis the Season for Water Conservation

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The holiday season is here, which welcomes friends and family to visit from out of town. Not only should we take into consideration the additional amount of food needed for our guests, but also the amount of extra water they will use. The holiday season is the perfect time to give your houseguests a present – provide them with the …