Lisa's Landscape & Design

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Austin Hardiness Zones, Precipitation, Environment and Yeah, it’s Really Hot Here!

When trying to decide what plant to choose, you first have to consider where you are planting. Not only the location in your yard but the location in your state. I am in Austin, Texas, and we are in Zone 8a/8b- ish. This is an important distinction because certain plants will do well in our temperatures …

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Composting

After a rather heated (mostly tongue in cheek) conversation on a discussion board about whether people should participate in the City Of Austin’s new composting program I was inspired to write yet another blog on why I believe it is so incredibly important to compost, use compost, make or buy compost, just to compost…getting the drift? Seriously though, …

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