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Rain Water Harvesting

By The Top Choice Team / November 17, 2017

Recently, I was doing some research into rain water harvesting…I am far from an expert, but I ran across some information from the City of Austin. Did you know that the city will help you install rainwater capturing systems? They will help with money…not with labor, but money is always good. Here is a picture…

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Andrew in the Statesman!

By The Top Choice Team / October 17, 2017

Look! We made it into the Austin American Statesman again. I know it says that I write the article (Nolan), but really it was all Andrew. I am the one that talks to them, so they keep putting it as me… Anyway, look how cool we are. 🙂 ARTICLE As a small company, stuff like…

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Mosquitoes Suck (Literally)

By The Top Choice Team / September 25, 2017

I really hate mosquitoes. My daughter gets eaten alive. As a toddler, she loves to be outside so we often go on walks in the near by green belt. It’s a wonderful place, but when I get back, it is a win to come out with less than 3 or 4 bites. 1 or 2…

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11-Year-Old Kid Mows White House

By The Top Choice Team / September 19, 2017

I don’t care what you believe politically, but I think we can all get behind an 11-year-old kid mowing the white house lawn. Apparently he wrote a letter to the President and asked for the honor. Last Friday he got his wish and the President even came outside to tell him good job. Here you…

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Tree Ideas – More to come soon.

By The Top Choice Team / August 31, 2017

I love trees so I will probably write up a few more quick and simple posts similar to this in the near future. Expect some more well thought out ideas and descriptions that are more localized to follow. In the mean time, here is an article from a Garden Design magazine that I get frequent…

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Lawn Care of the Future? Electric Equipment & Robots ????

By The Top Choice Team / August 15, 2017

Where is the Lawn and Landscape industry headed? What will it look like in five, ten, or 20 years? My dad started doing lawn care in Austin about 30 years ago and he has seen the industry change. I plan on Top Choice Lawn Care being around in 30 years. If we are going to…

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Texas Superstar Plants

By The Top Choice Team / August 15, 2017

Yards have even more options for plants that gardens, but this is a good start.

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Fall Garden in Central Texas

By The Top Choice Team / August 15, 2017
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Novella on Fall Planting

By The Top Choice Team / August 15, 2017

  Believe it or not, it’s time for Fall planning ???? Most people think of spring as the time to add plants, flowers ????????, and making the world a little greener.  What most people don’t realize is that Fall ???? is a great time to plant – and in Austin – it may even be…

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Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii)

By The Top Choice Team / August 3, 2017

Another great selection for adding a vibrant splash of color to your yard is the Autumn Sage.  Native to Central Southwest Texas, this perennial shrub remains green during the entirety of the year while blooming March-November.  They are perennials, so depending on the micro climate, they could use a pretty aggressive winter cut back if…

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