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Drought Tolerant & Beautiful: Texas Olive (Cordia)

Do you like plants that flower throughout most of the year? How about a plant with evergreen foliage in zone 9-11 gardens throughout the year? Would you prefer a plant that requires very little pruning? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then Texas Olive may deserve a spot in your garden. This beautiful southwestern […]

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Planting Ahead: Benefits of Smart Gardening and Desert Landscaping

Did you know that what you plant today has short-term and long-term benefits? It’s true. As water resources become even more precious, planting wisely is more important than ever. You will enjoy the immediate effects of lowering your outdoor water use while enjoying the knowledge that you are creating a sustainable outdoor space for the […]