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Tag Archives: Landscape Designer

Edible Landscapes in Austin

I have said it for years and I’ll say it again, you have never tasted fruit, veggies or herbs until you eat them right from the garden, or grow it yourself. Store bought fruit and vegetables are picked prematurely so they arrive a proper color on the outside, but the inside can be very different. …

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Summertime is for Landscape Design!

So, spring is over and you’ve allowed another season to go by without making the progress you had hoped for? Or maybe you were overzealous and made some “interesting” choices you are now unsure of and its too hot to do much about it.  Whatever your trepidation or reason for delay, you are in luck, …

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Rain Barrels

Rain Barrels are one of those garden tools that seem like a no brainer. You have free money raining down on your roof, why not capture it?? (yes, it called for two question marks) There is nothing better for your plants, veggies and ponds than rain water. The water in our tap is filled with chemicals …

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Hiring a Professional Landscaper

A professional can be all sorts of things depending on the area of expertise. For example, you can be a good golfer, but it doesn’t mean that you’re a professional. A professional is someone who specializes in a particular area and the same is true with landscaping. You can be pretty darn good a many …

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Gardening on a Budget

How do you create the garden of your dreams on  a shoestring budget? Well the first ingredient is patience because clearly you are going to have to prioritize and pace yourself, but I think  I have some suggestions that may help you get started. First you need to make a plan, either by hiring someone …

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