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Carly Dykstra wrote:
Do you every do work in Victoria? - I love your work, do you ever every work in Victoria, we have are in the process of cleaning out our front yard and want to start from scratch:)
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Carly Dykstra
Wonderful, I could send you some pictures of our front yard and even if we could do a consult via email or phone that would be wonderful.
February 20, 2013 at 10:11AM   
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Sounds great! Hope to chat with you soon!
February 21, 2013 at 12:30PM   
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tannalou wrote:
can you tell me the names of all these plants? - I really like these combinations
   Comment   September 7, 2012
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The trees are Ilex aquifolium. (English holly)
May 11, 2013 at 5:07PM     
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Glenna - Thank you for taking the time to name the plants in this photo!
June 4, 2014 at 6:26PM     
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If your yard ends at a fence rather than a body of water, you can still use the same principles. A border filled with shrubs and trees helps disguise the fence line and adds interest and depth to the space. Design tip: While a unique tree or shrub always creates a focal point, don't go overboard on variety, especially in a larger planting bed. Planting several of the same shrub or tree throughout the space helps ground and balance the overall design.
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Vacation-proof your garden. Before leaving for the lake cabin, be sure your garden will get the care it needs. If you're only going away for the weekend, you'll probably be okay, but longer periods of time will take a toll on your flowers and shrubs. Ask a neighbor to water for you, leave notes on specific care instructions, and be sure your automatic irrigation system is set to run at the proper times.More:Planting guides for your Texas gardenBrowse flowers, plants and garden design ideas

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Design tip: While a unique tree or shrub always creates a focal point, don't go overboard on variety, especially in a larger planting bed. Planting several of the same shrub or tree throughout the space helps ground and balance the overall design.
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