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June / July 2014 Issue Preserving Pollinators Fourth of July Festivities Iconic Buildings of Denton
 
June / July 2014 Issue

June / July 2014 Issue

It's Summer Time in Denton!

Preserving Pollinators

Preserving Pollinators

Because monarchs are a pollinator (insects and animals that spread pollen from plant to plant), they are a vital link in the process in which edible plants reproduce and develop.

Fourth of July Festivities

Fourth of July Festivities

Celebrate the Fourth of July in the Denton Area!

Iconic Buildings of Denton

Iconic Buildings of Denton

Designed by Wesley Clark Dodson, a Waco-based architect, the courthouse was made from sandstone, granite and Texas limestone, and had a slate roof. It was built on the highest elevation in Denton and could be seen for miles.

Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins

27 May 2014

and New Treatment Options What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are often thought of as large, raised, swollen blood vessels that twist and turn and the smaller spider veins.  But venous insufficiency encompasses more than just the veins we can see.  Often the problem starts just below the surface and can cause true medical problems.  It is [...]

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From the Spice Rack

From the Spice Rack

27 May 2014

by Kathe Kitchens, Bestemor Herb Farm Lemon Balm Luscious, lovely lemon balm is one of our very favorite herbs in the summer! Its delightful lemony scent and flavor grace our table in a variety of foods and beverages.  We established a bigger patch this year to accommodate the many customers who bought all we could produce last year [...]

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Church Camp

27 May 2014

The Ultimate Experience by Shaina Owens, High School Student Located somewhere in the middle of nowhere and surrounded by towering oak trees, relaxing rivers, open pastures and rolling hills is one of my favorite spots to visit…CHURCH CAMP. I look forward to it every year. Why? Because it’s a place I can go to and just be [...]

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Carpet Talk

Carpet Talk

27 May 2014

by Darlene Rogers, co-owner, Smitty’s  Floor Covering Good maintenance can dramatically extend the life of your carpet, however, every carpet that sees regular use will need to be replaced sooner or later. Some of the signs can be very obvious, but there are others that may be more subtle. To determine when you should replace your carpet, [...]

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Creating an Inviting Outdoor Space

Creating an Inviting Outdoor Space

27 May 2014

by Jennifer Staggs-Manley, Interior Decorator, Decorating Den Interiors With so many of today’s new homes being built to incorporate gorgeous patio spaces, doesn’t it stand to reason that with a little thought and pre-planning these spaces can become an exciting extension of your home’s indoor space? So, where do you begin, and how do you master the [...]

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Greener Cleaners

Greener Cleaners

27 May 2014

Cleaning might be a chore, but it doesn’t have to be toxic, too. Safer products and practices are available and easy. Why not go green when you clean? There are health risks associated with many conventional cleaning products. How to pick a safer cleaner? First, find out what’s in your cleaning supplies. If you want to [...]

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