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5 Reasons to Consider a Landscape Design + Build Firm for Your Project

Houzz recently posted a great article on the 5 reasons to consider a landscape design build firm for your project.  We thought this article was full of great information and wanted to share it with our readers.  Check it out here!
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Texas Native Plants

Everything really is bigger in Texas, including its biological diversity! Because of its size and geography, Texas has it all – forests, deserts, mountains, hills, prairies and coastal plains. All told, there are over 5000 species of native…
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6 Minimalist Landscaping Tips For Your Yard

Minimalist landscapes are one of the top design trends in landscape design, and it’s easy to see why. Contemporary landscapes tend to require less maintenance. You can create a space that’s both inviting and artful. We’re all about building…

Fight the Summer Mosquitoes With These Tips!

Summertime in Texas means school’s out, sun’s out, and grilling season is in full swing. We love everything about summer… except for those pesky mosquitoes. With DFW reporting their first case of West Nile for the season, we've come together…
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Turf Talk – Keeping Your Grass and Trees Healthy

We are often asked how to keep insects away, kill weeds and keep your grass overall disease free. We always recommend removing the thatch by lowering mow heights. Aerate twice a year; this practice will remove thatch from soil, reduce compaction…
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Preparing for a Texas Freeze

Winter Pool Protection in Texas If you choose the option of continuously running your pool pump and filter: Prior to freezing weather and low temperatures, clean or backwash your pool filter. This ensures proper water flow during the…
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Designing Outdoor Shade Solutions

Beat the Texas heat with our favorite outdoor shade solutions! At AquaTerra, we’re always looking for ways to maximize beauty, utility, and comfort when designing your outdoor environments. Here in Texas, the summer sun is unforgiving, often…
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5 Reasons to Love a Small Backyard

Large estates and gardens can be stunning, and we all appreciate beautiful landscape design done on a large scale. However, when it comes to value, care and maintenance, and our community, large gardens and oversized lawns can have their drawbacks.…
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Why You Shouldn’t Manage My Own Construction Process

Outdoor improvements add so much enjoyment to your property, but we know they are a big undertaking and investment! AquaTerra has dedicated our services to mitigating the homeowner workload during the construction process. Using our time and…

Landscaping During the Texas Fall

The temperatures are finally cooling down enough for us to get outside and enjoy our patios and decks. The autumn weather is also perfect for sprucing up the landscape. Fall is the ideal time to plant trees in Texas. New trees do well when…
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The Truth About Sustainable Landscaping

Sustainable landscapes don’t have to be ugly.  A common misnomer is that, in order to be sustainable, a landscape must be full of native plants, sticks, and weed-like wildflowers.  Don’t get me wrong, there are some incredible firms designing…
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How to Select Outdoor Appliances

Information travels faster than ever, and at AquaTerra Outdoors, we believe this is one of the driving factors behind the growing trend of outdoor living environments, especially outdoor kitchens. We have access to more inspirational photos…
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Space Planning: Finding the Full Potential of Your Outdoor Space

Having access to the outdoors, whether it be a small balcony in the city or a sprawling backyard in the suburbs, is a luxury to most people. However, many struggle with what to do with the space they have. Luckily for you, we are here to help! …