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Summer Safety Resources and Tips
For more on keeping safe this summer, whether it's more tips on sun, sunscreen, water safety, or on CPR classes, please feel free to check out some of the links* below for more information!

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/Summer-Safety-Tips-Sun-and-Water-Safety.aspx

http://www.webmd.com/women/features/surviving-summer#1

https://www.cdc.gov/family/kids/summer/

http://www.nsc.org/learn/Pages/safety-events-summer-safety.aspx

http://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/safety/life_jackets/

http://www.nsc.org/learn/safety-knowledge/Pages/news-and-resources-water-safety.aspx

https://www.poolsafely.gov/parents/

http://codes.findlaw.com/tx/penal-code/penal-sect-22-10.html

http://www.ewg.org/sunscreen/

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/sunscreens/buying-guide

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Parks & Rec at email, or call us at 817-490-5768! We would love to hear from you!

*We do not have an affiliation or partnership with any particular retailer, store, network, or any other organization that we may link to for resources, nor do we receive any compensation for these links.

Indoor Plants Resources and Tips

For more on plants and their benefits indoors, or for indoor fresh herbs to liven things up in the kitchen, please feel free to check out some of the informative links* we’ve attached below!

http://www.naturallivingideas.com/top-12-must-herbs-grow-kitchen-garden/

http://www.rodalesorganiclife.com/garden/10-herbs-to-grow-inside-all-year-long/

http://www.more.com/living/stylish-home/9-easiest-herbs-grow-indoors

http://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/photos/15-houseplants-for-improving-indoor-air-quality

http://www.today.com/home/easiest-indoor-house-plants-won-t-die-you-t73006

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/10-clean-air-plants-your-home

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Parks & Rec at email, or call us at 817-490-5768! We would love to hear from you!

*We do not have an affiliation or partnership with any particular retailer, store, network, or any other organization that we may link to for resources, nor do we receive any compensation for these links.


Water Conservation Resources and Tips
For more information and guides on how to conserve water in the winter and throughout the year, especially in your yard, we encourage you to check out the resources* below! 

For the full list of Director Greenwood's Conservation Tips, click here.

http://fortworthtexas.gov/savefwwater/irrigation/stage-1-faq/#when-can-i-water-when-these-restrictions-are-in-effect

http://centraltexashorticulture.blogspot.com/2009/02/winter-lawn-wateringyea-or-nay.html

http://www.twdb.texas.gov/publications/brochures/conservation/doc/WaterGuide.pdf

http://www.autolawnsprinklers.com/wordpress/2007/12/watering-lawn-in-winter/

http://www.treehugger.com/clean-water/6-grasses-for-low-maintenance-drought-resistant-lawns.html

https://www.lawnstarter.com/blog/lawn-care-2/grass-types-dallas-tx/

http://tpwd.texas.gov/huntwild/wild/wildlife_diversity/wildscapes/buffalograss.phtml

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Parks & Rec via email, or call us at 817-490-5768! We would love to hear from you. 

*We do not have an affiliation or partnership with any particular retailer, store, network, or any other organization that we may link to for resources, nor do we receive any compensation for these links.



Pruning Resources and Tips
For more information and guides about preparing your garden for the winter, there are several resources linked* below, and we encourage you to check them out. 

http://gardeningproductsreview.com/best-hand-pruners/

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/choosing-and-using-pruners-and-loppers

http://www.treeremoval.com/trimming-and-pruning/#.WECe_X1KWwF

https://www.lowes.com/projects/gardening-and-outdoor/prune-trees-and-shrubs/project

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/earthkind/landscape/proper-pruning-techniques/

https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/shrub-pruning-dos-and-donts

http://www.plantamnesty.org/the-myth-of-tree-topping

http://www.growingagreenerworld.com/tree-topping-what-you-dont-know-is-killing-your-trees/

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Parks & Rec via email, or call us at 817-490-5768! We would love to hear from you.

*We do not have an affiliation or partnership with any particular retailer, store, network, or any other organization that we may link to for resources, nor do we receive any compensation for these links.


Winter Prepping Resources

For more information and guides about preparing your garden for the winter, there are several resources linked* below, and we encourage you to check them out. 

http://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/homehort/archives-of-weekly-articles-davids-plant-of-the-week/winterizing-your-landscape/

http://www.colostate.edu/Dept/CoopExt/4dmg/Garden/longwint.htm

https://www.lowes.com/creative-ideas/gardening-and-outdoor/preparing-your-garden-for-winter/article

http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/outdoors/gardening/fall-soil-preparation

http://txmg.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/bell/files/2010/03/Winterizing-Your-Garden.pdf


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Parks & Rec via email, or call us at 817-490-5768! We would love to hear from you.

*We do not have an affiliation or partnership with any particular retailer, store, network, or any other organization that we may link to for resources, nor do we receive any compensation for these links.