YardFarm designs & constructs beautiful vegetable gardens, native landscapes, homestead elements, rainwater collection, and irrigation systems for residential, commercial and institutional clients. We also offer landscape maintenance services and plants from our East Austin nursery. Read more...

Garden Guide


[21 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

We are so lucky here in Central Texas that we are able to grow vegetables year round. However, it takes a little prep and planning. It’s still boiling lava hot outside, but you’ve gotta get …

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

Foods, herbs, and other alternatives to blasting your heater!
There are plenty of foods to cook, spices to use, and teas to drink that will do wonders keeping your body warmer, healthier, and stronger through these …

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[10 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

So, you don’t have full-sun areas in your yard to grow edible plants? Have no fear, as it turns out there are plenty of veggies, herbs, and even fruits that do well in limited sunlight. …

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[15 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
You mean I need to start my winter garden now?

Ahhh mid summer – can’t be outside past noon, garden needs a major haircut, okra is abounding and malabar spinach is pumping. ┬áIt is outrageously hot right now, but we must look beyond the hot …

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[13 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Rainwater Collection: a Primer

Rainwater collection is a great way to reduce landscape water use, reduce erosion and recharge our aquifer by letting the water slowly percolate on site. Plants show significant response to the nutrient-laden chloramine-free water.

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