Lisa's Landscape & Design

Saving the Planet One Yard at a Time

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Square Foot Gardening & Companion Planting.

Planting veggie beds for the first time can be a challenge for the new gardeners trying to figure what to grow, when to grow and how you can fit all the goodies you want in your small space. One great strategy is to “Square foot garden”. This is exactly what it sounds like. You mark …

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Dill, Delicious as it is Beautiful!

I have made it my goal over the past several years to not only change my landscape to primarily edible plants, but to find the most interesting flowers from those plants to use in the perennial beds.  I have always been organic, well “always” meaning as long as I have known better.  I must admit …

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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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Edible Gardens…Delicious!

Square Foot gardeningWhile  there are a lot of followers of my blog and in some cases in other parts of the country, unless you have gone through a Texas Summer, you cannot imagine the challenges of a Texas garden. This past year has been no exception.  With record heat, drought and the threat of another …

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