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“Everybody Needs a Piece of The Lisa!”

Step by step instructions to a successful landscape.

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Top 5 Landscape Design Tips

The first thing to understand when taking on a landscape project is that sometimes it really is harder than it looks. The good news is that there is a ton of great information to help you take on the challenge. It is important to take into consideration how unique each space is and needs to …

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Deer Resistant Plants for Austin and Central Texas!

Deer are a big problem for those who live among them. While they may be cute and fun to watch, they can wreak havoc on a landscape. You need to know what plants to use to prevent them from turning your yard into a salad bar. The good news is that there are many “deer …

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Thryallis – Golden Shower (Galphimia glauca)

Thryallis is one of the terribly underused and under appreciated, beautifully adapted jewels in the Central Texas landscape. This full to part Sun semi-evergreen, flowering shrub is a great replacement for the terribly overused shrubs most homes have parked outside their windows. Too many cookie cutter plants are used in place of something unusual and this is one …

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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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