Year: 2012

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Austin Wildscape Landscaping For Wildlife- Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Birds – Part 2

Hello again fellow Texas native plants enthusiasts! This is part 2 of Austin Wildscape Landscaping For Wildlife. You can read part 1 here. (Click on image to view full size) Please note, there are many more plants you can use. We used perennials that not only look aesthetically appealing in a landscape situation but are

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Austin Wildscape Landscaping For Wildlife- Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Birds – Part 1

Hello fellow Texas native plants enthusiasts! We are going to present two recent landscape designs we were commissioned and explain a little bit about them. (Click on the image to view full size) Please note, there are many more plants you can use. We used perennials that not only look aesthetically appealing in a landscape

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Portfolio Updated + Video

We are keeping pretty busy this fall. Here are some new pictures with some mature landscapes. Keep scrolling down for even more and more new landscapes and designs. Also, check out this awesome video!   Huge Thanks to Logan at Under The Tower Production!   Have a wonderful day! Reed

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Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis).   From the entry: “Along with Texas Redbud, Retama and Texas Mountain Laurel, Desert Willow is another solid pick when looking for a drought tolerant small statured flowering

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Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa).   From the entry: “Holly Cow! This amazing Texas adapted perennial should be the first choice in many full sun Xeriscape designs in Austin. It is a bold

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Cherry Sage (Salvia greggii) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Cherry Sage (Salvia greggii).   From the entry: “Autumn Sage is one of the best Texas native perennials one can choose in full sun. Great as a low layer planting acting as

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Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata).   From the entry: “We try to use Plumbago in part shade situations because the plant is not as drought tolerant in full sun and seems to enjoy the

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Mexican Mint Marigold (Tagetes lucida) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Mexican Mint Marigold (Tagetes lucida).   From the entry: “Mexican Marigold Mint is a great choice for heavy deer pressure landscape designs. Its modest size, full sun and part shade tolerance, fall

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Lion’s Tail (Leonotis leonurus) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Lion’s Tail (Leonotis leonurus).   From the entry: “Finally here is your chance fulfilling your childhood desire to become a lion tamer star. Although, the only thing you’ll be taming are Lion’s

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Drought Tolerant Back Yard Xeriscape Landscape Design Explained!

Here is a design for a back yard that was recently commissioned from us. The couple is thinking about flipping the house in a few years, and what better way to increase real estate value than installing a killer drought resistant Texas native Xeriscape landscape? About the property; the back is sodded with a relatively

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Trailing Lantana (Lantana montevidensis) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Trailing Lantana (Lantana montevidensis).   From the entry: “Trailing lantana is an outstanding pick for any drought resistant flower bed design. Unlike its big brother, Texas Lantana, Trailing lantana is less erect

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Firecracker Fern (Russelia equisetiformis) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Firecracker Fern (Russelia equisetiformis).   From the entry: “An evergreen fernlike, flowering, drought tolerant perennial that is adapted to our fiery summers? Yes please, I’ll take two! This smallish, fern look alike,

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Golden Showers Thryallis (Galphimia glauca) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Golden Showers Thryallis (Galphimia glauca).   From the entry: “Golden Showers will shower you with golden flowers for a very long period, starting at spring and continuing up until frost. Thryallis is

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Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Turk’s Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus).   From the entry: “The Turks are invading and they are wielding adorable red caps! Yes, yes, Turk’s cap are becoming more and more common in Central Texas

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Mock Orange (Philadelphus coronarius) Plant Profile!

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Mock Orange (Philadelphus coronarius).   From the entry: “Do not mock Mock Orange as it is an excellent Texas adapted tree. This fast growing shrub will turn eventually in to a small