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Saving the Planet One Yard at a Time

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Edible Landscapes in Austin

I have said it for years and I’ll say it again, you have never tasted fruit, veggies or herbs until you eat them right from the garden, or grow it yourself. Store bought fruit and vegetables are picked prematurely so they arrive a proper color on the outside, but the inside can be very different. …

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You Don’t Have a Black Thumb, You Just Haven’t Cultivated a Green One Yet

Time and time again I hear from potential clients, friends  and acquaintances, “I have a black thumb, so I pretty much kill everything”. Every time my response is the same, “We are inherently designed to be gardeners so I will bet that you have not chosen the right soil and plants for the space”. Upon …

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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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Plant Selection and Solutions for Drought Stricken States

Now I know it is a bit late and for the life of me I am unsure of why I didn’t post these here this Summer and focused on my fb page, but… I wanted to share these video’s with you (in plenty of time for Spring planting) and refer you back to my facebook …

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Interview with Austin-Architect.com

This interview was done with Austin’s own Austin-Architect.com which is an online magazine that features local Architects and the businesses that support this community. check out my interview, then check out their home page at www.austin-architect.com and “like” them on facebook. Lisa LaPaso Lisa’s Landscape & Design “Saving the Planet One Yard at a Time”

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