Outdoors

Caddo Mounds SHS announces Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 8. Come and experience Caddo...
Tyler Azalea Disc Dog and Disc Golf Championship Promises Family...
There’s nothing like a day at the park – except when that day is filled with jumping disc dogs, their trainers and disc golf enthusiasts. On Saturday, April 1 at 9 a.m.,...
Rusk Garden Club honors March Yard of the Month
The Rusk Area Garden Club has chosen the yard of Vic and Phyllis Heackley at 204 S. Barron Street as its March yard of the month. Pictured from...


Cracks can cause Hazards in Trees
Tree failure is a major cause of property damage, especially after high-winds. If the wind is strong enough, even healthy trees can be uprooted or broken. But it might not...
Proper Tree Planting Tips for Arbor Day
Arbor Day, an April holiday that celebrates the planting and caring for trees, is a popular time for homeowners to add new trees to their landscapes. Before doing this,...
With the vast number of tomato varieties, selecting the right tomato for your growing conditions and intended use is important. Select the Best Tomatoes for Your Garden and Table
Sliced, sauced, or cooked in a favorite recipe; tomatoes are a favorite and versatile vegetable. What’s more, they taste best when grown and...


Caddo Mounds SHS announces Foraging Program
Caddo Mounds invites the public to foraging workshop with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1. Mark writes the Foraging Texas Blog,...
Blueberry Golf Bash
The 20th Annual Blueberry Golf Bash is Friday, April 7, at Piney Woods Country Club. Register four-player teams now and choose from two tee times, 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. The...
Mission Tejas March Program Schedule
Saturday, March 25,10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Park Hop! Introduction to Geocaching Hike! Treasure hunting with technology! Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State...
Vets Fishing with Vets 3rd Annual Fishing Tournament
The Spirit of Aransas Pass Proudly Announces ‘Vets Fishing With Vets’ - A Star-Spangled Celebration of Food, Fun, Fishing And Fund-Raising Honoring U.S. Veterans. Redfish...
BBB Offers Tips for Hiring a Landscape Contractor
A beautifully landscaped lawn can be tricky for a do-it-yourself project, and some people need a little help. Those who are thinking about hiring a landscape contractor,...
Planter boxes with built-in trellises like this Apex trellis planter enable gardeners to maximize their garden space for growing vegetables and flowers. Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space
Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space saving...


Gardening can be a great family activity and children exposed to the outdoors and gardening are more focused, have less issues with attention deficit and score higher on tests. Family Gardening Provides More Than a Bountiful Harvest
Gardeners know digging, planting, harvesting and even viewing a garden is good for the mind, body and spirit, it improves strength and flexibility,...


Caddo Mounds SHS announces Star Gazing
The public is invited to join in on an evening of night sky exploration. Mission Tejas State Park and the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site are joining forces to lead...
Caddo Mounds SHS and Mission Tejas State Park announce Park Hop &...
Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invite the public to a day of geocaching, a form of modern day scavenger hunting seeking hidden treasures...