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Tag Archives: Austin Texas

Rooms With a View, Landscaping From the Inside Out.

One of the important elements of landscape design is considering what room of your home looks onto which view of the landscape. When I design for a client I ask two important questions. One, “which neighbors would you like to hide” and two, “Which rooms over look this view?”.  In my space as in any …

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Turn Your Tubby Shrubbery into a Tree!

Do you have an overgrown bush that has taken over its space, the space next to it, and now the sidewalk? Are you thinking about removing it because you are tired of cutting it back to no avail? Well I may have a better solution. Perhaps it is time to turn that beast of a …

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A Lily a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away!

Unknown to most, plants have an energy that transfers to people. I have seen it myself after a long hard day, a little flower and sunshine can go a long way and is a heck of a lot cheaper than therapy. When you have a plant or collection of plants that provide colors and aromas …

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Home Run Rose, A True Star in the Landscape

Home Run rose is a super star in the landscape for everyone who loves the look of a beautiful rose, but hates the maintenance many roses require. Much like it’s father (the Knock Out rose), Home Run is a super low water, disease resistant, profuse bloomer that frankly has taken it up a notch on …

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The Wonders of Worms in the Garden!

Earthworms are greatly valued in the garden community for a number of reasons. I would say that the earthworm is a lot like the “trophy” you get for the success of your soil preparation.  After years of composting, composting and composting some more, my soil is now a rich, dark mixture of organic matter and …

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