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Category Archives: Gardening in Central Texas

Vet Your Contractor, SOS!

I suppose I’ve always hoped that a love of nature is what drives us all, but that’s not the only green that motivates all landscape companies or contractors.

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“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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Online Landscape Design!

Looking for a personalized Landscape Design at the touch of your fingers? I may have a solution for you.

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Edible Landscapes in Austin

I have said it for years and I’ll say it again, you have never tasted fruit, veggies or herbs until you eat them right from the garden, or grow it yourself. Store bought fruit and vegetables are picked prematurely so they arrive a proper color on the outside, but the inside can be very different. …

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