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Central Texas Gardener for Life

  For those of you who know me and have followed my blog it is a no brainer that I would be excited to be featured on the local PBS station KLRU for my low water, minimal maintenance, mostly edible garden. I actually fueled my passion for gardening here in Central Texas by watching this …

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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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A Lily a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away!

Unknown to most, plants have an energy that transfers to people. I have seen it myself after a long hard day, a little flower and sunshine can go a long way and is a heck of a lot cheaper than therapy. When you have a plant or collection of plants that provide colors and aromas …

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Home Run Rose, A True Star in the Landscape

Home Run rose is a super star in the landscape for everyone who loves the look of a beautiful rose, but hates the maintenance many roses require. Much like it’s father (the Knock Out rose), Home Run is a super low water, disease resistant, profuse bloomer that frankly has taken it up a notch on …

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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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