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Blue Flowers for the Central Texas Landscape

I am a fan of blue because it is a calming, peaceful color. Additionally, I have two boys on the Autism spectrum, one who is Aspergers and the other that is somewhere on the spectrum of “awesometisticness”. We celebrate our uniqueness by “lighting it up blue” every April and by planting a new blue flower …

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Top 10 Garden Trends for 2022, Austin

One of the biggest gardening movements I’m seeing in the past few years is the drive for many of my clients to be more hands on. For years people have become conditioned to hiring out every landscape detail and the pandemic changed it all, but for the better. Frankly, we were long overdue to be …

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Drought Tolerant Landscapes, Austin

What Is A Low Water Landscape? Xeriscape is a word that’s become quite popular but it is widely misunderstood as a rock and cactus solution like this… Xeriscape by definition means low water plants, which means you use what grows naturally in your hardiness zone, for the sun you have in the environment that is …

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Pride Month, Let’s Celebrate the Rainbow 🌈

As the proud mother of LGTBQ children, I am acutely aware of the need to celebrate Pride Month and the importance of equality and opportunity for everyone to be their most authentic self.  The well known Pride flag was originally designed with 8 colors, each with an intention and was created to invoke emotion. Much …

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Start a New Garden Without Leaving the House!

In a time when the world seems upside down, the best thing we can do is to ground ourselves in our own space. When people know more about thier phones than they do about the plants and trees in their yards, or where their food comes from, it’s painfully evident we are out of balance. …

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