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Color Your World!

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Let’s face it Frisco, while our city’s logo may be red, we love green! What color do we want our grass to be? Green! What color do we want our trees to be? Green! But every once in a while, we should spice things up with other colors too! One easy way to introduce color without disrupting your lawn and …

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A Hummingbird Oasis

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Hummingbirds, specifically the ruby-throated variety, are a pleasure to watch in North Texas gardens.  But if you want them to visit your garden, you need to plant the right type of native and adaptive plants to attract their attention. Hummingbirds begin to arrive in our region in late March from their spring migration and will stay around until the fall when they …

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Afraid of the Dark?

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For many people, the thought of running their sprinklers in the evening sends chills down their spines and causes them to break out in a cold sweat.  The cause of this reaction?  The fear of fungus! Fungus is caused by extended periods of damp conditions.  Watering in the morning can prevent fungal growth as it gives the sun a chance …

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How Long? | WaterWise

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Here at WaterWise, one of the most common questions we get is: How long should I run my system to equal the amount of water you recommend?  This is a great question!  We just wish there was a straight forward answer to give, because the truth is, it’s complicated. Depending on the type of sprinkler heads you have (spray, full …

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Recycling / Trash Service ‘Billing Change’ Letter Sent In Error; Customers Should Continue To Submit Service Payments To City Of Frisco

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(May 28, 2017) All Frisco utility customers should continue to submit payments for recycling and trash collection services to the City of Frisco.  A letter advising otherwise, issued by the city’s service contractor this weekend, was sent in error. “Frisco utility customers have been and will continue to be billed directly from the City of Frisco for recycling and trash …

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Readfield Meats, Inc. Recalls Beef Trimming Products

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Due To Possible Adulteration WASHINGTON, May 27, 2017 – Readfield Meats, Inc., doing business as Ruffino Meats & Food Service, a Bryan, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 45,985 pounds of beef trimming products due to possible adulteration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product labels include “For Cooking Only,” indicating that they …

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Medical City Frisco Opens Expanded Emergency Department

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Community Invited to Rescheduled Family-Friendly Event on June 3rd   FRISCO – Medical City Frisco is celebrating its recent emergency department expansion by hosting a community family event on Saturday, June 3 from 5-7 p.m., at the north side of Medical City Frisco, 5500 Frisco Square Boulevard, in the Emergency Room parking lot. This event is free and open to …

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Livin’ on a Prairie

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Frisco sits in ecoregion 4, the Blackland Prairies.  This means that we have heavy clay soil that is extremely fertile, and notoriously difficult to water properly.   Part of the reason for this is that clay is slow to absorb water. Once the clay has water, it likes to hold onto water; once it dries, it shrinks and cracks.  The trick …

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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco to Host Special Community Event on Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

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FRISCO, Texas May 19, 2017 – The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise, and researchers expect that number to keep going up. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, and according to The Alzheimer’s Association, someone in the United States develops the disease every 66 seconds. It is not a guaranteed part of …

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HALL Group and Zagster Launch Frisco’s First Bike Share Program at HALL Park

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New program underscores HALL Park’s continued commitment to health & wellness FRISCO, Texas (May 18, 2017) — HALL Group and Zagster, Inc. today announced the launch of a new bike share program that will provide all HALL Park tenants and visitors with a convenient, affordable and healthy way to get around the Park and its surrounding destinations in Frisco. HALL Park’s …