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Furman’s Red, Salvia Greggi (Autumn Sage)

Salvia is an easy care plant in general which makes them a favorite amongst gardeners. They are also very beautiful and prolific bloomers. Here are a few great reasons to try Furman’s Red, Salvia Greggi: 1) It’s a Pop of Color Red is impactful! I love the color red, to me it’s a neutral in our …

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Landscape Hardscapes 101

One of the most expensive parts of any landscape are the hardscapes. Hardscapes are just what they sound like…Hard. Anything from concrete to metal, rock, sidewalks, built in ponds and pools are hardscapes and soft materials such as plants and soil complete a landscape. Pools, patios and decks are very popular in Central Texas. Wood …

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Summertime is for Landscape Design!

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So, spring is over and you’ve allowed another season to go by without making the progress you had hoped for? Or maybe you were overzealous and made some “interesting” choices you are now unsure of and it’s too hot to do much about it.  Whatever your trepidation or reason for delay, you are in luck, …

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What Plants Do I Choose?

In a state like Texas with our crazy heat, all the rain or none at all, even the plants themselves are confused; so how could you know where to begin. The truth is if you are in the Central Texas, Austin or surrounding area, you could call me for a consultation and I could just …

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Deer Resistant Plants, Austin

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. Deer resistant plants for Austin and Central Texas are what you have to look for. Otherwise, you’re planting a salad bar. Start by using deer resistant plants that …

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