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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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Drought Tolerant Landscapes, Austin

  What Is A Low Water Landscape? Xeriscape is a word that’s become quite popular but it is widely misunderstood as a rock and cactus solution. The fact is it simply means drought tolerant landscape. Xeriscape by definition means low water plants, which means you use what grows naturally in your hardiness zone, for the …

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Landscape Hardscapes 101

One of the most expensive parts of any landscape are the hardscapes. Hardscapes are just what they sound like…Hard. Anything from concrete to metal, rock, sidewalks, built in ponds and pools are hardscapes and soft materials such as plants and soil complete a landscape. Pools, patios and decks are very popular in Central Texas. Wood …

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Landscape Design, Austin

Landscape Design austin_Lisa LaPaso

If you’re looking for a residential landscape designer to provide you with a scaled drawing and an education on how to care for your landscape, you are in the right place.I am and have been a landscape designer and educational consultant in the Austin and surrounding area for over 20 years. As a Master Gardener and …

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Saving The Planet One Yard at a Time

A concept that started with a rather bitter seed has grown into something beautiful and so much bigger than myself. For many years I have known the Planet needed saving but I wasn’t exactly sure how anyone would go about it. It was rough for me to see the way people seemed to have lost sight of …

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