The food bank of west central Texas in Abilene is busy this time of year, especially with children getting ready to head back to school. At the food bank, fresh produce is just as important as canned goods.
Most gardeners like to be outside, but as some are finding out the answers to their questions are starting to turn up online.
Church gardens are a way to help out the community and go green at the same time. In terms of an engine, one local church in Abilene is moving at warp speed.
During the summer some children take a break from the classroom and from their studies, for others it's a chance to learn in a different setting. KTAB's Angela Schilling reports from a vacation garden school program.
The benefits of aloe vera for your skin isn't just for sunburns. KTAB's Angela Schilling explains.
The storms from a couple weeks ago hit the downtown area hard. One florist shop in Abilene is still picking up the pieces.
Summertime is usually the Environmental Recycling Center's busiest season, but according to officials this past May was busier than normal.
The school year is winding down and students are finishing up final projects. KTAB's Angela Schilling was at Wylie High School to check out a neat art project involving recycled materials and lots of creativity.
Fountains can add to your garden but they can also attract mosquitoes during the warm season.
Students at St. Johns Episcopal School in Abilene are getting their hands dirty and planting a garden this year.
When you go to the grocery store you don’t want to forget anything. A reusable bag may be one of those items.
You would think most florists would have a green thumb, but some like to go green more than others.
Our plants can be rather sensitive to severe weather. Sherrone Boudreau loves her plants and a few year ago thought of a way to keep them safe. KTAB's Angela Schilling explains.
Tomato plants can be a big hit in the spring and summertime. Knowing when to plant them is a common question.
Local store in Abilene is looking forward to Spring and hoping for better business.
For the past decade energy efficient appliances have become more popular as homeowner find the appliances to be most cost effective.
Online you can find website listing plants that are suppose to help with allergies, but do they work?
Best Windows and Floors When Building A Home
Local Gym Continues To Go Green
How To Protect Your Fountains When It Gets Cold
Aldersgate United Methodist Church In Abilene, Continues To Go Green, This Time Getting Ready For Winter
Fall is a great time to get rid of weeds, some ways are better for the environment than others.
Company takes pounds of paper to be recycled every month.
Pets become members of the family, which is why their health and safety is so important to us. To keep your pets safe, there are a few plants pet lovers should avoid.
During the fall many butterflies fly south to Mexico, making Texas a common place for Monarchs. Certain plants can help them survive.
Testing Roses in West Texas
Along With Fall Comes The Time For Birds To Fly South
During the summer time an air conditioning free home can heat up pretty quick, but what about a green house? Since Gardenworld in Abilene put up new water walls, their greenhouse has been much cooler.
In west Texas a green yard can be hard to come by, but for one lady in Anson, her backyard is defying the odds.
West Texas is thankful for the recent abundance of rain, and some farmers are seeing the benefits.
Gardens are a great source of fruits and vegetables, but for one church in Abilene it’s also a great sense of community.
When you need something to wake you up, many turn to coffee; however, tea might be a better alternative. Organic teas have a little bit of caffeine in them, and can help with common ailments and health problems.
In West Texas keeping a green lawn is a challenge. Why not try something different? Over the past couple of years using rocks instead of grass has become more popular in the Big Country.
You may think the time for gardening is over but its not. The Big Country Master Gardners were at the Public Library Thursday night to show
that winter time can still produce vegetables.
As fall winds down so does the market on North 1st.
With all of the waste brought to a landfill, the deposit site must take certain precautions to ensure the safety of the environment . One local landfill is going above and beyond to to keep Abilene clean.
Walking to School is Healthy and Eco-Friendly
Lunch hour may leave many scrambling to find food and sometimes fast food is the only option but now one Abilene restaurant offer quick service with a healthy kick.
McMurry has an exciting addition for the new school year and if its received well could help out the environment.
A company in Abilene is using its Christian values to help keep the environment clean.
Many of you may take to the road this summer and TX Dot is hoping you'll drive a little greener this time.
With website like Pinterest, green crafting is becoming a popular new trend. And now its easier than ever.
Its officially grilling season in the lone star state but barbecuing can be harmful to air quality.
This weekend is a big holiday but the Texas Forest services is urging Texans to use the outdoors with caution.
A home making class at Hawley has taken its lesson plan to Abilene State Park .
Keeping this earth clean is a group effort and one special needs class at Abilene High is learning to lead the pack.
Vegans and vegetarians may diet for ethical or health purposes but whatever your reason you may be missing out on essential nutrient .
Deciphering the rules of recycling can be a difficult task, but now one company is doing it for you.
With cold temperatures behind us, people are putting on the gloves and heading outdoor to start planting. But you don't have to be a Master Gardner to have pretty plants.
Climate change has been a hot topic in scientific and political realms. One expert visited students at HSU to talk about how their decision can impact the future of our climate.