Lisa's Landscape & Design

Saving the Planet One Yard at a Time

Category Archives: Landscape design austin

Tropical Sage, Salvia coccinea

Commonly known as Tropical Sage, Hummingbird Sage, or Scarlet Sage, this beauty sports brilliant red flowers with kelly green, heart shaped leaves. A native to hardiness zones 8-11, it is a sun to part shade, low water plant worth taking a second look at.   This beauty is a constant bloomer that starts in early …

Continue reading

Landscape Design, Stress Free (as can be)

One of the greatest values of the landscape is the sense of peace it provides. Our yards should supply privacy, sustenance, flowers, texture and a small window into nature. The more time you spend surrounded by the green, the more in touch with our planet you become. Our landscapes are an extension of our home …

Continue reading

“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 your landscape is dying. 1) They’re too old!  Many people don’t realize that a …

Continue reading

What Plants Do I Choose?

In a state like Texas with our crazy heat, all the rain or none at all, even the plants themselves are confused; so how could you know where to begin. The truth is if you are in the Central Texas, Austin or surrounding area, you could call me for a consultation and I could just …

Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: