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Do Your Plants Have Anger Issues?

If you’ve followed my blog, you’ll have noticed two huge themes, I don’t like big fat lawns and I don’t like stabby stuff. I am a bit of an anomaly in that I love to garden, but the garden doesn’t always love me. I have horrible seasonal allergies, I am sun and heat sensitive and …

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Landscape Nurseries in Austin

What a blast I had at my last trip visiting local Austin nurseries. You’d think a landscape designer like myself would be over the whole nursery experience but I have to tell you that nothing excites me more than a fully stocked plant nursery.  I’ll warn you that their parking is a bit challenging at …

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“Can Someone Just Tell Me What to Plant?”

Yes! Yes, I can! There really is a solution this easy, contact me and I will help you find the right plant for the job or the right solution for any problem. A Landscape Consultant can provide you with a list of plants that will thrive in odd spaces or help you create an entire …

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How do I fix an overgrown bed?

The best you can do honestly is to edit. With my landscape design and consultation clients I always encourage that existing trees and shrubs be saved at all costs when they are healthy and can be managed proportional to the space. Unfortunately, huge shrubs that eat up your homes entry or block all the sun …

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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 many …

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