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Erin Crespo

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May 5

The path is one of the oldest forms of design, an escort for the new, a guide for the lost, a practical direction in and out of a space. It’s an instruction manual with no words. Go this way. That is the influence of spatial design. My favorite aspect of design is that everything, every little…

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May 5

Wildflowers are one of nature’s most exuberant participants. Producing entire fields of seasonal color, their explosive entrances mark one of the most lovely – and in Texas the toughest – times of year. Wildflowers are a perfect illustration of the Texas landscape: it’s hot, we’re here, and we will be back. We have the privilege of…

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Apr 6

Standing water can create a breeding ground for pests, and a lack of solutions for draining excess water can encourage gullies and erosion. So how do we create a remedy for both? Enter: The Rain Garden Living in the Greater Austin area can provide homeowners and landscape professionals with interesting challenges concerning large amounts of…

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Apr 6

This month I had the pleasure of chatting with one of our designers Dillon Tuttle about his take on using ornamental grasses in a native planting design. I would like to share a summarized version of some of what we discussed. In design, native ornamental grasses are one of the most versatile plantings in a landscape. They vary…

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Mar 2

Remember when you were a child? How our endless imaginations took us to new worlds, on daring adventures and shaped the way we see ourselves? Turns out, that’s still true. Let’s explore the ways that now as adults we can share and spread our love of play with our children, our loved ones – even ourselves…

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Mar 2

Opinion: grass or ground cover? Creating a garden or an outdoor space is a bit like making a team, everyone serves a purpose, everyone has their specialty, and everyone works together to better the whole. When considering dressing up an area, the first question you want to ask is what is the purpose of this…

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Feb 24

Hello Everyone! We are so excited to share that Native Edge Landscape won Best of Houzz 2020 for Design! Thank you to all our customers for inviting us into your homes and letting us share in your story. You are all so unique and our designers love working with each of you to create a space…

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Feb 3

Designing a landscape is more than just being outside, it’s creating a view and a feeling that carries into your house. As the season brings us warmer weather, invite us to come join you and create a space that can transform your home for years to come. Are you ready to extend your home? Contact…

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Feb 3

I truly love the art of gift giving, whether it’s a celebration, a random day of the week, a passing thought turned into a trinket – or an even a bashful apology wrapped in satin ribbon. Gifts spread joy. When it comes to floral surprises (because let’s be honest – even when customary, flowers are…

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