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January 2017

What a beautiful day in the ATX!

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 30, 2017

What a beautiful day in the ATX! [igp-likes] Instagram LikesWhat a beautiful day in the ATX! #atx #atxlife #sun #sunnyday #landscapersdream #austininspiresus

New install coming soon!

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 25, 2017

New install coming soon![igp-likes] Instagram LikesNew install coming soon! #outdoorkitchen #naturalgasfirefeature #patiosonpatiosonpatios

Here’s to hoping the rest of the Spring will bring us all weather like today!

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 25, 2017

Here's to hoping the rest of the Spring will bring us all weather like today![igp-likes] Instagram LikesHere's to hoping the rest of the Spring will bring us all weather like today! #atx #atxlife #beautifulday #beautifulsky #mothernature #sunset #potd #nativeedge #nativeedgelandscape #austininspiresus

Ladies & Gentlemen, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 16, 2017

Ladies & Gentlemen, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.[igp-likes] Instagram LikesLadies & Gentlemen, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. #MLK #martinlutherkingjr #equality #humanrights #atx #nativeedge #nativeedgelandscape #ihaveadream

Beautiful center pieces for this year’s Merry Merry Martini Mixer 2017!

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 14, 2017

Beautiful center pieces for this year's Merry Merry Martini Mixer 2017! Come join the event tonight from 7-11pm at the beautiful Fair Market venue![igp-likes] Instagram LikesBeautiful center pieces for this year's Merry Merry Martini Mixer 2017! Come join the event tonight from 7-11pm at the beautiful Fair Market venue! #MMMM2017 #MerryMerryMartiniMixer2017 #EQTX #nativeedgelandscape #nativeedge #atx #lgbt

Great new space coming along nicely

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 13, 2017

Great new space coming along nicely- great modern shed, living herb wall, and outdoor living space! Some inspiration for this rainy Austin day. Stay tuned for more progress pics soon![igp-likes] Instagram LikesGreat new space coming along nicely- great modern shed, living herb wall, and outdoor living space! Some inspiration for this rainy Austin day. Stay tuned for more progress pics soon! #rain #landscapedesign #landscapearchitecture #landscapeconstruction #atx #shed #wood #cedar #livingwall #herbs #landscape #nativeedge #nativeedgelandscape

First in line for Avenue Barbershop

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 13, 2017

First in line for @arrogantbarber Parking backwards is so much easier at 6:45am.[igp-likes] Instagram LikesFirst in line for Avenue Barbershop Parking backwards is so much easier at 6:45am. #earlybird #avenuebarbershop #southcongress #atx

The guys hard at work, or hardly working?!

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 12, 2017

The guys hard at work, or hardly working?! Beautiful garden home construction coming soon, Stay tuned and you can decide![igp-likes] Instagram LikesThe guys hard at work, or hardly working?! Beautiful garden home construction coming soon, Stay tuned and you can decide! #hardwork #lifeofalandscaper #landscapeconstruction #landscapearchitecture #hardscapebrotherhood #nativeedge #nativeedgelandscape #selfie #selfienation #atx

Brentwood Family Escape

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 10, 2017

Our customers for this project were a young, active family new to Austin with a keen eye for design and a love of the outdoors. The main goal of this project was to implement an outdoor living space while also providing an area for their dogs and kids to be active. 

Starting in the front yard, we added a walkway to connect with the street to create a welcoming entrance for guests.  Next we focused on extending their indoor living space into the backyard by implementing elements that they would draw them outside. The new patio and fire pit, built-in seating opportunities, an outdoor shower, and an adjustable louvered pergola help keep the space comfortable for everyday use. A rain water catchment and a raised garden and herb wall create opportunities to interact with their landscape. The inclusion of the custom built play area gives the kids a separate place to play while mom and dad entertain. 

The home was a new construction, with unique yard layout that left us with a series of corners. These customers were conscious of choosing environmentally friendly options to work with nature in their space rather than combat it. We were able to create movement within the yard and soften the structures with native plantings that added energy to the space.  

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Midtown Commons Courtyard

by Rodney Stoutenger / January 6, 2017

After their brand new construction was completed, this family had a beautiful and comfortable home that truly fit their needs. However, this new construction lacked an outdoor living space, which left the backyard feeling stark and bare. With this blank slate, we were able to create a relaxing environment for this family to enjoy.

Faced with the challenge of using every square-inch of this small space, Native Edge was able to design a landscape that left this family worry-free. We incorporated a low maintenance composite decking system, modern raised metal planters, and a bubbling urn water feature to tie this peaceful landscape together. The poor drainage of the lot gave us the opportunity to create a striking cat walk and drainage feature, which left ample room for their vegetable and herb garden hobby. There is even a nook for the family dog to enjoy!

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