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“Everybody Needs a Piece of The Lisa!”

Step by step instructions to a successful landscape.

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Garden Coach Austin

If you are in Austin, Pflugerville, Leander, Cedar Park, Buda, Kyle or Wimberly Texas and you would like to be trained to care for your landscape by a professional on your own property, a Garden Coach (or Landscape Consultant) can be a great value to you. If you are a new home owner looking to …

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Super Drought Tolerant Plants for Central Texas

IAs a designer it’s my job to know plants and in a world that is short on drinkable water, and it is everyone’s job to create low water solutions in the landscape. Central Texas is loaded with spectacular, super drought tolerant plants, shrubs and trees that are low maintenance and stunning with color for both …

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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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“Fireman’s Cap” Coral Bean (Erythrina x bidwillii)

Flowering Firemans cap, coral bean

This is one of those plants that literally stopped me in traffic the first time I saw it. Many years ago I was driving down Bee Cave’s Rd here in Austin, Texas and just as I was passing by Barton Springs Nursery I did my usual “sneak a peek”. As I drove I noticed an enormous plant …

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