New Idea for an Old Front Yard


AUSTIN, TX, from KLRU’s Central Texas Gardener

After living in Santa Fe, Kathy Lund wanted a water thrifty design. She and landscape designer Bud Twilley updated her dull front yard with low-care plants for structure and pollinator appeal. After tackling drainage and flooding issues, they sparked up front door entrance and curb appeal with succulents and flowering perennials. A front porch “wine bar” invites neighborly chats to watch the bees and hummingbirds.

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