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Look What I Can Do! Lush Xeriscape Landscapes in Austin Texas

“Hey look Ma, no hands!”, well that’s not entirely true, I do lay out the plants myself but Mother Nature gets most of the credit. Not because she (Mother Nature) plants for me but because she and I are symbiotic. I get what she is putting down as it were. My designs are an expression …

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“Yeah, I Can Do That”, Landscaping and the Educated Consumer

This blog was inspired after I had yet another meeting with an HOA member whose commercial landscaper had run them through the ringer and they never saw it coming. What I realized however, was that this is a not an HOA problem, or even a commercial vs residential problem but this is a consumer problem …

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River Rock in the Landscape Means No Water, NOT “No Maintenance”

I personally love the look of rocks in a landscape. There is something very majestic and tranquil about rocks and there is a history and a story behind every single pebble and stone. Rocks have been in the landscape for millions of years and one can only speculate the amazing adventures and incredible stories they …

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Shade Plants for Central Texas

Shade in Central Texas used to be a real challenge for me. I was always a sun garden girl and I love the diverse collection of colors and shapes you can use in the full sun Xeriscape garden. However, as I took on more challenging gardens with filtered light and deep shade I became more …

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Xeriscape Design Austin

For all of those reading this and thinking about going Xeriscape, not sure if you even like Xeriscape, or have not made up your minds one way or the other…This blog’s for you! I started my career over 20 years ago and I was doing Xeriscape long before it was cool. The facts were, I …

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