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February 2012

Resources, Books And Blogs!

Howdy there! We started a new resources page, and will slowly fill it up with even more Xeriscape and drought resistant landscape design goodies. We are planning to have interviews with key figures in the movement, designers, key Texas native plants nursery owners and other notable folks.   We also started to compile an ambitious [...]

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora).   From the entry:   What do you think about Red Yucca? Do you grow it yourself? What kind of experience and insights you have to share? We love [...]

Lawn Renovation? That’s Bull S*#T!   Well... Yes it is. Although a better way to call it would be: composted dairy manure. Actually, the best compost pesos can buy in this part of our country.     We recently had a good sized lawn renovation project in Austin, Texas, and wanted to share with our [...]

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Trailing Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostratus’).   From the entry:   What do you think about Trailing Rosemary? Do you grow it yourself? What kind of experience and insights you have to share? We [...]

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on White Mistflower (Eupatorium havanense).   From the entry:   What do you think about White Mistflower? Do you grow it yourself? What kind of experience and insights you have to share? We love [...]

Xeriscape Design Showcase #2!

Hello, and welcome to our second design that we are going to present and discuss about. Hopefully we could explain and elaborate clearly enough about some sound Xeriscaping practices. The owner lost a good portion of lawn in last year’s drought and decided that instead of replacing this water-hungry-maintenance-fest feature he would rather convert the [...]

After a long break, we are happy to continue our individual Texas native plants profiles and today we will put the spotlight on Gulf Muhly (Muhlenbergia capillaris).   From the entry:   What do you think about Gulf Muhly? Do you grow it yourself? What kind of experience and insights you have to share? We [...]