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Tag Archives: Drought tolerant landscape

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

This is one of those plants that literally stopped me in traffic the first time I saw it. I was driving down Bee Cave’s Rd here in Austin, Texas about 10 years ago and just as I was passing by Barton Springs Nursery I did my usual “sneak a peek” as I drove by and some how …

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Landscape and Xeriscape Design, Austin Texas

Landscapes in Austin can be tricky as we are in an evolution of environmental change and a desperate need for water conservation and sustainable gardens. If you are in the market for a native landscape design in the greater Austin area, especially Xeriscape low water, low maintenance design and installation, than that is my specialty …

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Finding Some Landscape Motivation in Changing Times

I have had the same philosophy for the last 20 years,  longer really because I have been a Texan for 29 years.  I  moved here as a teen from south of Chicago and lived in a rather rural area with dark fertile soil, beautiful trees, 4 seasons and the most amazing flower displays all Summer long….then I …

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Plant Selection and Solutions for Drought Stricken States

Now I know it is a bit late and for the life of me I am unsure of why I didn’t post these here this Summer and focused on my fb page, but… I wanted to share these video’s with you (in plenty of time for Spring planting) and refer you back to my facebook …

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The New Age of Landscape Design

Many of us are constantly thinking of new ways to improve our lives, our bodies and our homes, and the way we think of gardening should be ever evolving as well.   This article was inspired by a new friend of mine who asked my opinion on landscape design as it related to architecture. I …

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