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A close up view of George Taber Azaleas in a Houston garden.

Happy Trails: Tips for Taking Care of Azaleas

Vibrant and surprisingly low maintenance, azaleas are ideal for brightening springtime gardens. These eye-catching shrubs thrive in humid environments, making ...
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A Texas garden with caladium plants and purple flowers.

Spring Seasonal Color: Flowers We Love for Texas Gardens

With spring just around the corner, you may be dreaming about bright colors and full blooms. Spring is known as ...
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pink and blue hydrangeas

New Year, Fresh Start: Garden Design & Landscaping Trends for 2023

The start of the new year brings a promise of growth and a fresh start. As landscape architects, we like ...
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Elevating Your Backyard with Landscape Architecture

What is the landscape of your dreams? Do you envision a colorful garden with fairy lights or a swimming pool ...
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cooler weather calls for an outdoor fire pit

Top 3 Things to Consider When Adding an Outdoor Fire Feature to Your Landscape

Want to stay cozy all winter long — whether indoors or out? We’ve got just the thing. From small, rustic ...
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bright orange pumpkins on hay bale

Elevate Your Landscape with Fall Seasonal Color

Fall means something special to everyone — whether that’s a time of gratitude and abundance or a celebration of all ...
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Garden oasis complete with pool, fountains and outdoor kitchen.

3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Landscape Designer

If you’re looking for a sign to work with a landscape firm and have a trained expert design your garden, ...
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Outdoor living space with fairy lights and billowing curtains under a pergola

Outdoor Living: Transform Your Backyard into a Resort-Like Escape

Do you find yourself daydreaming about traveling to faraway places? Maybe you picture yourself surrounded by lush greenery or poolside ...
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small pool with retaining wall

Pool Design Ideas for Small Outdoor Spaces

We’re kicking off this summer with a list of pool design ideas for small outdoor spaces because — let’s face ...
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summer garden party table with fruit and champagne

Summer Garden Party Must-Haves

Hosting a summer garden party? Now is the perfect time to transform your backyard into the swoon-worthy landscape of your ...
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