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What Plants will Survive...???


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Discuss issues dealing with landscapes, hardscapes, exterior landscape lighting and lighting fixtures, lawn irrigation, sprinklers, sprinkler heads, mulch, retaining walls, etc.
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Default What Plants will Survive...???

I havent done allot of planting but have a good chance to win a commercial bid for some landscaping. Ive learned allot and wouldnt have a problem doing it but they have no clue what they want.... and their not going to put in any irrigation.... I can pick out a few items that will survive but Im looking for any input or suggestions from anyone who knows.... The landscaping will be in Magnolia, Tx. Hot and dry with possible chance of a freeze or two. Probably no snow.

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How is this bid described? Are they telling you what they want or are they coming to you and asking you to improve the landscaping of their area?

One thing you could consider doing to get an idea of what would work in your area with the conditions you stated is go to your local garden center and ask them what they have available that would work and see what they suggest, then go from there with your design.

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