Flagstone Walkway
December 14th, 2015

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A January Austin Landscaping and Gardening To-Do List
January 12th, 2015

January is the start of the new year, which also means new beginnings for your Austin landscape and garden. This is also the season for quick, hard freezes, which you MUST look out for over the next 90 days. If a freeze is coming, then be sure to water everything well before hand. Do NOT […]

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Does Your Home Need a Landscape Renovation?
October 5th, 2014

Just as you fix up and modernize your home to keep it looking new and appealing, your landscaping will also require periodic attention and upgrades. It’s natural for many Austin homeowners to put off landscape renovation as it can seem daunting and overwhelming at first. Whether your yard needs a complete refresh of plants and vegetation, or […]

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New Home Landscaping Ideas
October 5th, 2014

When moving into a new home, most people focus immediately on renovating and fixing up the interior living spaces. However, giving the outside of your home a landscaping makeover is equally as important. Improving Your Curb Appeal While many new homeowners put landscaping on the backburner, neglecting this area can reduce your home’s value. Bottom-line, the […]

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Winter Weather, Martians and Landscaping
January 8th, 2014

From polar vortex to shipping vessels stuck in ice at sea, it’s been an interesting week in the weather. Just the sound of a polar vortex makes you think of a villain in a Batman or a Bond movie. “You like playing it cool, Mr. Bond? Let me drop you in the Polar Vortex spa—this […]

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Landscape Lighting
October 4th, 2013

So you’ve worked hard all season long trimming, pruning, planting and fertilizing your yard. It’s at its peak of and finally the way you envisioned it. It looks perfect! You can’t help but smile knowing that everyone in the neighborhood is admiring your yard. Then the sun goes down and your yard blends right back […]

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Summertime Landscaping in Austin
July 5th, 2013

Well, we have reached the 100+ degree days of summer and the landscape in Austin are starting to show it. The lush lawns of spring are starting to lull in the unrelenting heat while below ground limestone boulders create hot spots cooking grass to a crisp. Lately, we have seen a quite a few people […]

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Less Lawn Leads to the Hall of Fame
June 26th, 2013

You don’t need that much lawn.  Why are people so insistent about their lawn in Austin?  It’s hot and doesn’t rain nearly enough to have a property wall to wall with thick turf.  Although if you ask folks in Austin, most will say something like, “Oh, me and the boy are going to throw the […]

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Native Texas Plant: Mexican Feathergrass
March 1st, 2013

Today we are turning the spotlight on to a great native Texas plant, Mexican Feathergrass.  Nasella tenuissima commonly known as Mexican Feathergrass is a hardy ornamental grass to add to your landscape.  The soft, wispy, feathery, weeping form of this plant adds elegance and movement to a garden. This plant is a great choice for […]

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Heat-Resistant Texas Plants
February 28th, 2013

Even though it’s still February, we can tell that the heat of the summer will soon be upon us.  Texas summers are in a category all their own, the heat you will experience during a Texas summer is quite unlike anywhere else in the U.S.  What plants can survive the heat of a Texas summer?  […]

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