With this Austin yard project, the owner kept complaining that nothing would grow with all the shade so we started talking about making some changes. We removed all the grass, removed a playscape area her kids had outgrown and re-purposed the pea gravel to create some open space in the landscape. We then added a […]
What a way to make use of space! We are loving how this little Austin backyard oasis came out. Contact us for a consultation on how to do the same in your yard. https://ift.tt/2JiZQ1R
Keep a l?k out for these two! They seem like fun yard friends now but in no time you’re going to find their burrs on all your socks, pants and pets. Velcro Weed on top and Spreading Hedge Parsley, pull them before they put up a real fight!
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Ah, roses. The attractive, demanding friend of the plant world. It’s the flowering shrub that is great to look at and a horror to touch. Throughout time they have been used in ornamental gardens. Ancient Chinese and Babylonian gardeners both have records of planting roses. Dried remains of them have been found in Egyptian tombs, along with […]
My friend Erin has one of the best decorated homes of all my friends. I always wish she would come over and do my home next. When she came to me for advice on building a garden in her backyard I knew it would be something I’d be jealous of… She spent time trolling through […]
My Backyard Reimagined ::: Days 4-7 So, I tilled my yard twice before this week and I thought I was ready to go! I got out my string and started using my hoe to lay out my circular beds…Garden hoe, not Dirty Sixth hoe. As I was laying out my beds to begin prepping my […]
My Backyard Reimagined ::: Days 2 & 3 I’ve been a renter all my adult life despite my family’s protestations. I move from place to place not ready to commit to the real duties of owning my own home. Home ownership is something I strive for, but there are so many important things competing for […]