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13292 Pond Springs Road
Austin, Texas 78729
BUSINESS HOURS
Mon–Fri: 8-5
Saturday: 9-5
Sunday: 10-5

Pre-Emergent: Feed Your Lawn, Rid The Weeds

Pre-emergent– an herbicide specifically made for killing weed seeds and preserving your lawn throughout the winter for a gorgeous spring. Now (October) is the time to start applying pre-emergent, as our outside temperatures are going to start dropping below 85 degrees (Wahoo!). Applying the herbicide at higher temperatures can deter it from absorbing into the…

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Overseeding With Rye Grass- Benefits & How To

Overseeding With Rye Grass Texas winters have a mind of their own. Some years we can have a mild, cool few months, others are harsh, with random snow days. The unpredictability can make it hard to know whether your lawn will survive or thrive in the winter months. Preparing your lawn for fall and winter…

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The Importance of Watering and Irrigation

Why get and irrigation system? It’s no secret that Texas is known for it’s extreme heat. Summers last nearly half the year here in Central Texas, making maintaining a healthy yard difficult. Or is it? Keeping your yard green and healthy can be easy and cost-effective. The key is to know how much water your plants…

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Edible Landscape by Molly Pikarsky, TMCNP and Stuart Davis, TCNP

Edible Landscape Satisfy both your style and your appetite!   Integrating edible plants into your landscape can be both beautiful and rewarding. Growing edible plants is possible in all parts of your yard, not just in the stereotypical garden bed. Groundcover: Spruce up the area under your trees or in your beds with aromatic herbs…

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Xeriscaping By Max Silvers

Xeriscaping is the gardening practice of creating a waterwise landscape.  Xeriscaping is more than a yard covered in rocks with a few succulents throughout.  A common misconception of xeriscaping is that your yard becomes a vast field of rocks with some cactus scattered around, but that couldn’t be more wrong. You can find and achieve…

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Shade and Understory Trees by Max Silvers

Central Texas is unique in many ways. It is sits right where the Southeast, Southwest, Great Plains, and Neotropics converge. The biodiversity here is something to behold, and the soil type and hardiness zone can change by the mile. The climate is just as unique; an unlikely transitional phase between humid subtropical and hot summer…

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Natural Pest Management By Max Silvers

To the gardener and farmer alike, pests are an unchanging problem, how we deal with them however does change, and should. We are on the tail-end of an era of not only ham-fisted, but downright destructive pest-management. While synthetic pesticide manufacturers continue to push their products on us with greenwashed marketing campaigns, there is at…

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Bonsai Care by Richard Martin

Bonsai Basics How exciting! You’ve got a Bonsai! There is nothing quite like owning a beautiful and unique Bonsai – but they require special care and attention to stay beautiful and I’m here to help you learn the basics. Everything you need to know to keep a thriving Bonsai is included but if you have…

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Worm Composting by Tom Sjoerdsma

Worm Composting “I’ve got Worms!” Worm farming (or vermiculture) has been in practice since the time of ancient Egyptians. They were among the first cultures to recognize the soil amending properties of earthworm castings. Under Cleopatra’s rule, removing earthworms from Egypt was considered a crime punishable by death. The importance of worms goes beyond their…

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Lawn Care, by Stuart Davis

  Lawn Health 101 Be the other side- where the grass is always greener.   A healthy lawn no longer requires constant care and a degree in horticulture to achieve. Creating a solid game-plan ahead of time is the key to creating an almost self-maintaining lawn. Taking a holistic approach will save you time and…

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