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Category Archives: Gardening

Landscape Liars

“Learn the ropes or work with dopes”. That’s mine, but you can steal it, and I hope you recite it to memory. If I save one person with this blog from an unscrupulous contractor, or self proclaimed “landscaper” who delivers the wrong plants for the right job, or pulls the “bait and switch” method of …

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Garden Coach Austin

If you are in Austin, Pflugerville, Leander, Cedar Park, Buda, Kyle or Wimberly Texas and you would like to be trained to care for your landscape by a professional on your own property, a Garden Coach (or Landscape Consultant) can be a great value to you. If you are a new home owner looking to …

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Top 5 Landscape Design Tips

The first thing to understand when taking on a landscape project is that sometimes it really is harder than it looks. The good news is that there is a ton of great information to help you take on the challenge. It is important to take into consideration how unique each space is and needs to …

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“Please don’t plant so close to me!”

“Please don’t plant so close to me!” sing that to the music of “The Police” aka “Please don’t stand” yada yada every time you are planting your new plants. After cursing me for not being able to get that song out of your head, take a moment and look at the mature size of the …

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Butterfly Gardens in Central Texas

Butterfly gardens for the most part need to be in full to part sun. You will look for plants, trees and shrubs with open flowers that provide plenty of pollen. Butterfly gardens are a beautiful accent to any space. You are creating a space to invite butterflies, caterpillars and larvae by planting the plants that …

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