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Tag Archives: Xeriscape Gardens

Updated Xeriscape video of Lisa’s space- Changing times for the HOA’s

Here is a quick rather shaky and windblown video of my front yard taken two days ago from the street view.  This video is an example of what HOA’s should be doing to make our Planet more water friendly.  In Avery Ranch, Austin Texas, there is now a “variance” to the original CC&Rs allowing up to 75% …

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Changing Times for America’s HOA’s

Does your HOA allow this?  Well it’s about time they do, “times they are a changin” and we are running out of valuable resources.  The days of sweeping lawns are passe and some neighborhoods associations are making a few very smart changes. I featured many short video’s last year of my  garden demonstrating that even in a drought …

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Where Have All The Flowers Gone? Ask The Bee’s

Well I guess that would be the million dollar question, wouldn’t it??  While there is a lot of information and certainly a lot of speculation, the facts are that over 80% of our Honey Bee population is missing. This statistic is staggering! In recent years there has been a steady decline in the honey bee …

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5 Great Ways to Improve Your Landscape in a Drought

It is estimated that as much as 30% of our water sources in the United States is used on watering lawns.  If you have ever read one of my blogs you know how I feel about sod,  I think it should be illegal…but that being said, many people have lawns and we are now struggling to decide …

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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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