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The Chill that can Kill

In Texas a lot of our plants don’t particularly love the cold…much like our people. While many of our city’s drivers like to panic at the first hint of ice (or anything below 50 degrees), many of our plants risk being damaged. Some of the gravest danger is in extreme temperature changes (a favorite pastime […]

Outdoor games

The following is a blog article written by Mark. Mark is the blogger for Foosball Zone. He wants to make foosball popular again like it was in the good old days. Top 5 Outdoor Games  The perk of having a backyard is the opportunity to have fun and play the many amazing games . If you […]

How do I winterize my yard?

How do I winterize my yard? What do I do to winterize my yard? Preparing your yard for winter in our area (Central Texas) can be a little tricky.  Not because it’s difficult, but because we have mild winters.  It’s hard to get the timing right when you’re still mowing regularly over the Christmas break.  […]

Rain Water Harvesting

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 […]

Andrew in the Statesman!

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 […]

Mosquitoes Suck (Literally)

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 […]

11-Year-Old Kid Mows White House

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 […]

Tree Ideas – More to come soon.

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 […]

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

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 […]

Texas Superstar Plants

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

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