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The Best Trees for Central Texas

Austin and surrounding area have no shortage of great trees but we are challenged with a lack of diversity. When more people use a wealth of native and adapted trees that home, feed and sustainably support our local insect and animal population, we’re improving our ecosystem for all. Trees improve our quality of life by …

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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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Landscape Design Austin

If you are looking for a residential landscape designer to provide you with a design, installation instruction and education about your landscape, you are in the right place. I am a Landscape Designer, a Master Gardener and native plant specialist and water conservationist who loves the Texas flora. I am in love with what I …

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Plants Are People Too!

  In more ways than you may know, this is true. It has been proven that plants have feelings, they feed one another and care for their elderly in the forest; they produce offspring for generations to come and for the most part, respect their mother. Plants are far more advanced than we are is …

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From Blandscape to Landscape

If you are tired of your yard and unsure of where to begin with change, you aren’t alone. I provide hundreds of Landscape Consultations in and around Austin each year and here are some great tips I have shared along the way. Choose a color that makes you happy and run with it. Create accents …

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