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Evergreen Plants for the Austin Landscape

While in the middle of a Central Texas “winter”, you’ll quickly notice a pattern of freezing/thawing/hot/repeat. If you think it’s confusing for you, imagine how your plants feel. Evergreen plants for Austin are more interesting than you may think.  It’s especially frustrating when plants are in full bloom, then we get a hard freeze and …

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Trees Deserve Respect

Owning or leasing property with saplings or mature trees is not only a gift to you, it is a gift to our planet and to our children’s future. Did you know that one mature tree produces enough oxygen for two people’s lifetimes? As if that’s not impressive enough, one mature 30 to 50’ shade tree …

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“Why Are My Landscape Plants Dying?”

A query that many are stumbling with is the reason for their landscape failures. In my 20 years of educational Landscape Consultations I’ve seen a great number of reasons why plants, shrubs and trees fail. I’ve compiled my top 10 reasons for why your landscape is dying. 1) They’re too old!  Many people don’t realize that …

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Furman’s Red, Salvia Greggi (Autumn Sage)

Salvia is an easy care plant in general which makes them a favorite amongst gardeners. They are also very beautiful and prolific bloomers. Here are a few great reasons to try Furman’s Red, Salvia Greggi: 1) It’s a Pop of Color Red is impactful! I love the color red, to me it’s a neutral in our …

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The Pandemic Purge, Take Your Space Back.

Landscape design, austin

I don’t think it’s a secret to anybody at this point that we are in the midst of a pandemic and these events take place about every hundred years or so. They are a steady reminder that mother nature will take things into her own hands when we get out of balance. These anomalies occur …

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