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The many virtues of a houseplant

The many virtues of a houseplant

January 20, 2015

If gardening isn’t your thing, but you’d like to bring some life to your home, there are several houseplants that may work for you. Julia Byrd provides a quick guide to choosing a houseplant and explains the health benefits to having a little green in your life.

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Tips on wintering your plants and preparing for spring

Tips on wintering your plants and preparing for spring

January 06, 2015

Are your plants ready for the next big freeze? Julia Byrd in the greenhouse gives some tips on getting your plants ready for the cold weather and the following spring.

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TLU Environmental Sustainability Committee Fall 2014 Initiatives

TLU Environmental Sustainability Committee Fall 2014 Initiatives

December 03, 2014

The TLU Environmental Sustainability Committee has been busy this semester finding new ways to recycle, reuse and save.

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Alumna turns to crowdfunding for fracking documentary

Alumna turns to crowdfunding for fracking documentary

November 25, 2014

Help crowdfund alumna Alyssa Tieman’s fracking documentary to uncover the issues prevalent in fracking communities.

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Sustainability Committee hosts recycle event & swap shop on campus

Sustainability Committee hosts recycle event & swap shop on campus

October 27, 2014

Not sure how to recycle or safely throw your old electronics and other materials? The TLU Sustainability Committee is collecting your unwanted items for recycling and a free swap shop to trade for things you want and need.

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The next generation of naturalists: Studying biodiversity in Central Texas

The next generation of naturalists: Studying biodiversity in Central Texas

October 02, 2014

Biology Professor Dr. Mark Gustafson discusses the new field and laboratory course in biodiversity, which allows students to identify and learn about plants and animals in Central Texas. Students interested in environmental biology will be able to join fellow naturalists online using a social media tools meant for sharing observations.

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Fall planting ideas to spruce up your garden

Fall planting ideas to spruce up your garden

September 10, 2014

It’s time to start your fall planting! Whether you’re looking for some color or some shade, these plants will keep your fall garden vibrant.

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