Fall is the perfect time to plant native perennials and shrubs, as well as cool season herbs and veggies. Learn valuable tips and techniques to develop your green thumb at the Township’s free, water-wise garden event this weekend, Woodlands Landscaping Solutions! Continue reading
Magnolia, red bay, sweet gum, oak and dogwood trees with dead brown twigs at the tips of the branches may be infested by the black twig borer. This tiny invasive insect is fast-becoming a common pest in nurseries and home landscapes throughout our region. U.S. Forest Service entomologists have positively identified this insect right here in The Woodlands. Continue reading
Want a great way to teach your kids about conserving natural resources? Start with water! Installing a rain barrel in your backyard is pretty easy and can have a big impact on reducing the amount of our drinking water resources used for plants and gardens. Continue reading
Discover the natural world of hawks with Dr. Susan Heath, avian conservation biologist, at the upcoming Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. From identifying characteristics to natural history, Dr. Heath will use beautiful imagery to teach attendees about these amazing flyers!
With news of the first human case of West Nile Virus in Montgomery County, The Woodlands Township reminds residents to stay alert and take steps to protect themselves and loved ones from the risks of disease borne by mosquitoes.
Discover the natural world of hawks with Dr. Susan Heath, avian conservation biologist, at the upcoming Walk in the Woods Nature Lecture Series. From identifying characteristics to natural history, Dr. Heath will use beautiful imagery to teach attendees about these amazing flyers.
Ready, Set, Go! The 2016 Village Recycling Challenge is off and running. The annual competition between Villages, in conjunction with the November America Recycles Day event, serves as a reminder for residents that a variety of items can be recycled beyond curbside. Continue reading
The Woodlands Township is notifying residents that all solid waste services in the community will occur as usual over the Labor Day holiday. Recycling and waste collection for residents who have a Monday collection service will be business as usual – so yes, you do need to take the trash out on Labor Day! Continue reading
Are you hungry for delicious homegrown fall vegetables? Growing your own specialty leaf or cos lettuces is easy to accomplish in a raised garden bed or large container receiving at least six hours of sun daily. Continue reading
Whether you just received delivery of a new jumbo flat screen television, relocated from across country or just moved down the street, dealing with the cardboard boxes can seem like a big problem… but don’t fret! Your curbside solid waste services provide a special pick-up day each month for recycling oversized and abundant cardboard boxes. Continue reading
As the Texas Tax Free weekend approaches, think about making your dollars count in more ways than one. Along with taking advantage of the great tax sale, explore GREEN choices—like selecting school supplies made from recycled materials. Save dollars and save resources! Continue reading
A little water-sipper of a plant, Wedelia texana proves that—even in the middle of a Texas summer—gardeners can have their cake and eat it too! After many spring flowers and gardeners have languished from the heat, this easy-care shrub continues to bloom in an airy bouquet of sweet daisy-like flowers through summer and into fall. Continue reading
Imagine a perfect yard – the grass is green and healthy, the mosquitos are elsewhere and with the money saved on your water bill, you buy the pool lounger of your dreams. Irrigation is the key factor that connects the health of your plants, the number of mosquitos in your neighborhood and the amount of money you spend on utilities each month. By watering your plants and lawn the proper amount each week, the perfect, mosquito-free yard is well within reach! Continue reading