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Garden Coach Austin

If you are in Austin, Pflugerville, Leander, Cedar Park, Buda, Kyle or Wimberly Texas and you would like to be trained to care for your landscape by a professional on your own property, a Garden Coach (or Landscape Consultant) can be a great value to you. If you are a new home owner looking to …

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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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Crepe Myrtles: Flowering Xeriscape Trees for the TX Landscape

Crepe Myrtles are one of the easiest flowering trees you can use in Central Texas for zones 7-9. They come in an array of colors and sizes and are low maintenance, low water use plants. You can find them as small as 2′, or as tall as 30′ and in just about every color but …

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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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Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable Gardening is a term you are going to be hearing more frequently in the garden community and for a very good reason. The basic principle is “sustenance and sustainability” but there are several meanings to the words “sustainable gardening” and they lead you all to the same place. “Sustainable”, environmentally sound, “sustenance”, nourishment grown in a …

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