Xeriscape Landscape Design Contractor – Professional Drought Resistant Garden Designer

Xeriscape Landscape Design Contractor

Professional Drought Resistant Garden Designer

Specializing In Texas Native, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Perennial Landscapes



So assuming you are a do it yourself type of guy (or gal) and would love to do the bulk of the labor and installation yourself. We are offering reasonably priced, professionally executed, beautifully presented, Xeriscape garden designs.



We offer the advantages below:

Xeriscape Ninjas -We are not your ivory tower sittin’, vintage wine sippin’, formal hedge trimmin’ type of garden designers. The majority of our designs we install ourselves and follow up with the client for many seasons. Thus, we believe we have the advantage of knowing exactly, first hand, what really thrives in the real world and what only works on paper. Our practice is very focused and specialized: We design with drought resistant, mostly Texas native perennials, installing truly spectacular and low maintenance landscapes.  We don’t do decks, patios, masonry work or lawn care. We do one thing and do it well; Xeriscape Design, Installation And Maintenance. All the plants in our designs are available locally, we know it because we use them everyday.

Fast Turnover – After we receive all the information and input we need, and take precise measurements of your property, we will usually present you with preliminary designs within two weeks.

Reasonable Rates – We charge $680 a design. Small front yards to huge retirement country acreage – we can do it. We will require a non refundable $400 deposit on our first visit.



How the process works?

1. You contact us, explaining and elaborating your Xeriscape needs. You are highly encouraged to send pictures and designs of other landscapes you enjoyed.

2. We send you a lengthy questioner asking you about your landscape preferences – Color, Evergreen Ratio, Percentage of lawn remaining, style, etc.

3. We schedule a time to meet and walk through your property. At the end of the visit, we take measurements and pictures. We will require a $400 a non refundable retainer fee.

4. Allow us about two weeks of designing and drafting. At the end of that period you will receive two different designs.

5. You will pick one design and send your questions, suggestions and modification requests.

6. We will send you the finalized design, along with installation notes, plant names, watering schedule, yearly maintenance recommendations.

7. Because we are a Xeriscape landscape install company, you will receive a free estimate on the installation of the design. You are of course welcome to get more bids from other installers or install it yourself.


19 comments… add one
  • Ruth

    April 8, 2012, 1:37 pm

    I know this is picky, but you misspelled ‘of’ in #7. “You are off course…” The only reason I mentioned it was because I think landscaping is probably a highly competitive business and a grammatical error might be enough to send someone to another web site.

    • admin

      April 9, 2012, 3:41 pm

      Ruth Hello,
      Thanks for the correction. English is not my first language, so my grammar is lacking at times.

      I really appreciate you taking the time to notify me about that. If you happen to find more errors please don’t hesitate to notify me.

      Hope you enjoyed the website,

      Thanks again,

  • Steven Wright

    April 30, 2012, 11:28 am

    I learned a great deal about xeriscaping from this! Thank you!

    • admin

      April 30, 2012, 5:05 pm

      Thanks for visiting. Glad I could share some Xeriscape goodness!
      More sweet content will be published in the summer once the spring madness subsides.

      Have a wonderful evening,

  • Robyn

    November 26, 2012, 7:38 am

    Really enjoy reading and seeing your services. However, I am in eastern Parker County (Weatherford area). How do I find a siimilar company to offer me a DIY service such as yours? We are 4 hrs from your location. I know the plant selection is different from the Austin area. Thanks.

    • admin

      November 27, 2012, 2:23 pm

      Robyn Hello,

      Glad you liked our services and website!
      Yes, not all Central Texas Plants will work perfectly in the DFW area and vice versa.
      I am pretty confident you won’t have an issue finding a good Texas native landscaping company in the DFW area.
      In fact, the folks that wrote the book on Texas native plants landscaping (Literally wrote the book) live in the Dallas area. I don’t know their rates. A quick search on google for “Dallas Xeriscape” yielded multiple results. Like Texas Xeriscapes.

      Thank you for your interest and we wish you luck with your project,

  • Jennifer

    December 13, 2012, 10:48 pm

    I am building a house in San Marcos and knowing Texas I am definitely going with Xeriscape landscaping. This is great that you offer a design AND an option to do it yourself or employ your labor…building a house really makes you value the need to budget! I will be in touch, I am sure. Thanks!

  • Jeannine

    January 9, 2013, 5:04 pm

    I absolutely love your website. I already made a list of plants I want! My issue is that our place in wimberely is a “weekend” house (sometimes only monthly) so if we get a plan drawn up, is this soemthing we can do a little at a time?

    • admin

      January 9, 2013, 5:22 pm

      Thank you for your kind words! Glad you liked our website.

      Yes, we can definitely create a design that could be implemented in stages. Either by us or yourself. We can even recommend which trees and shrubs should go in first so by the time you are finished, things will fill up nicely.

      Thanks and looking forward to working with you,

  • Cher Loving

    March 15, 2013, 1:57 pm

    I live in Houston. Do you have anyone in the Houston area that does what you do with yards. I have just moved here and would love to do native Texas ut don’t know where to start and would love to have someone design my yards for me.

    • admin

      May 13, 2013, 8:25 am

      A quick Google search with the phrase “Houston Native Landscaping” yielded a number of interesting results. One of them was:

      Good luck with your project!

  • Deirdre Tolhurst

    April 11, 2013, 2:15 pm

    I also sent an email, not realizing I could just comment. I live in Salado, 60 miles north of you, and our ground is minimal dirt and plenty limestone rocks, shelf rock, etc.. Would the same plants you mention in the tab work here or is it quite different because we aren’t ‘exactly’ part of the Texas Hill Country? Thank you!

    • admin

      May 13, 2013, 8:17 am

      Deirdre Hello,

      Most of the plants should work if you dig (rock bar time) a hole wide enough. There is a group of plants that will really thrive in very shallow caliche lime stones. I will try to add that category in the future.

      Thanks and good luck,

  • Ashley Sanchez

    May 16, 2013, 8:59 pm

    Does your price of $80 per hour include the price of the plants you use or would that be in addition to the price of the plants?


  • mansour

    December 16, 2013, 1:10 pm

    please send for mi landscape planing

  • Linda

    April 27, 2014, 2:38 pm

    I love your web site. Thanks for all the great advice. I use many of the plants you recommend. I am in Bell County like Deidre in Salado the have several acres of caliche and limestone. Sometimes I think I am growing more rocks rather than plants. I am always on the lookout for more plants that will grow in our shallow soil. My husband has had to use a pick axe to break through rock to plant our trees, shrubs, or even flowers. I look forward to the new category of plants! Thanks in advance.

    • Reed

      November 24, 2014, 12:26 pm

      That is a very good idea. I will start working on that soon. Subscribe to the newsletter to be the first to know.

      Talks soon!


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