Posts Tagged ‘landscaping’

The “magic words”

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Homeowner Associations appreciate hearing magic words too, particularly in reference to a landscape plan you’re advocating.

In the midst of winter, an invincible summer

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Although most gardens in temperate zones die back after the first frost of the season, our Central Texas garden continued to display blooms beyond the conventional range of months

Just add water…

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A water garden oasis of any size will bring dragonflies, fish, birds and other wildlife to your yard. You will undoubtedly want to give up the TV in order to spend your hours watching.

A tip of the cap to Texas mallow

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The Texas mallow or Turk’s cap is typically found in shade at the edges of woods near rivers or streams and moist areas.

Liatris makes a useful landscape plant

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For those hard to irrigate areas, Liatris provides an alternative to cactus or succulents and as a bonus attracts butterflies to the garden.