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Choosing the Best Mulch for Central Texas Gardens

By Nolan Gore / April 22, 2024

Mulching is a key practice for cultivating a thriving garden, especially in the Central Texas climate. It helps ensure your garden not only survives but flourishes! Where does mulch come from, and why does it matter? Watch my short video below, and then read on to learn more about the benefits and varieties of mulch…

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Rocks vs Mulch (The Ultimate Landscaping Showdown)

By The Top Choice Team / November 20, 2023

If you’re knee-deep in the landscaping game, you’ve likely pondered the age-old question: rocks vs mulch? Choosing between these two heavyweights can make a big difference in the aesthetics and health of your beds. We’re here to break down the pros and cons of rocks vs mulch — tailored just for our unique Austin climate.…

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How to retain water in your landscape

By The Top Choice Team / August 1, 2023

Despite consistent watering, your grass and plants are likely showing the strain of a long, hot Austin summer. What can you do? Luckily we’ve still got a few tricks up our sleeves to retain water — saving whatever moisture we can so your ground and plants don’t dry up. Water retention for your beds: mulch We’ve…

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Austin Spring Landscaping Calendar

By Allison / March 7, 2022

The air is getting warmer, and you want to get outside! Your lawn and shrubs are still a bit brown, but you’re ready for some spring landscaping. What do you do? Early spring is a pivotal time to set your lawn up for success, and a simple plan will help you make the most of…

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