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Landscape Hardscapes 101

One of the most expensive parts of any landscape are the hardscapes. Hardscapes are just what they sound like…Hard. Anything from concrete to metal, rock, sidewalks, built in ponds and pools are hardscapes and soft materials such as plants and soil complete a landscape. Pools, patios and decks are very popular in Central Texas. Wood …

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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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Updated Xeriscape video of Lisa’s space- Changing times for the HOA’s

Here is a quick rather shaky and windblown video of my front yard taken two days ago from the street view.  This video is an example of what HOA’s should be doing to make our Planet more water friendly.  In Avery Ranch, Austin Texas, there is now a “variance” to the original CC&Rs allowing up to 75% …

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