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Autistic Children are Constantly in Bloom.

This blog is inspired by my two favorite people on the entire planet… my two children, Cavin Lee (22) and my Zachariah (14). Seeing as it is coming up on April, “Autism Awareness Month”, I felt it was a good a time as any to discuss the many beautiful ways my boys have inspired me, …

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The Crown Jewel

Not sure if this should have been named the “Crown Jewel” or the “Flag  Ship” but I believe they both apply here. This quite frankly is a post to completely show off with no regard for the typical “Central Texas gardening” posts you will find on this blog. You will also read about a girl …

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Turn Your Tubby Shrubbery into a Tree!

Do you have an overgrown bush that has taken over its space, the space next to it, and now the sidewalk? Are you thinking about removing it because you are tired of cutting it back to no avail? Well I may have a better solution. Perhaps it is time to turn that beast of a …

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Confederate Jasmine (Trachelospermum jasminoides)

I am a big fan of vines in the right space. They serve an excellent purpose in the landscape as there is a lot to be said for a vertical plant that can provide color and fragrance while hiding an unsightly fence, wall or view. However, you have to be very careful with the vines you choose …

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5 Great Ways to Improve Your Landscape in a Drought

It is estimated that as much as 30% of our water sources in the United States is used on watering lawns.  If you have ever read one of my blogs you know how I feel about sod,  I think it should be illegal…but that being said, many people have lawns and we are now struggling to decide …

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