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Category Archives: Austin Xeriscape

“Garden Itis”

I suppose I truly developed this disease in my youth as I had a bedroom full of potted plants who were my only true friends, along with my shadow of a dog, Kenobi who was a full blooded German Shepherd and loyal as she was beautiful (they never tell your secrets).  I actually named all …

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Top 10 Trees and Shrubs for Privacy

If you’re in Central Texas, particularly Austin, you know that land is at a premium. This is true in many cities as homes being are being built on less than a quarter acre and your neighbors are typically “all up in your grill”. The builders bed below should be completely reworked for privacy, low water …

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“Everybody Needs a Piece of The Lisa!”

Step by step instructions to a successful landscape.

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Consult Before Construction!

Do you know that most Landscape companies are large firms with lots of overhead, a few highly qualified people who make a small talent pool with lots of so, so qualified labor? The up side, they carry insurance and lots of it. If you use them, ask for it and you want $1,000,000,000, in coverage …

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Mosquito repellent Landscape

Plant suggestions for a mosquito repellant Landscape in Austin. Native or adapted, low water and deer resistant.

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