Before & After: A Xeriscaped Front Yard in Texas

September 13, 2013

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This week we’re heading down south to check out this huge front yard & exterior makeover in Texas. I found Heather’s blog, Xeristyle, earlier this week and when I saw this dated facade, I knew the transformation had to be big. And considering the title of the blog, I had a feeling that they probably got rid of the grass and maybe did a few things to the house to go along with the new landscape. Well, they did, and here is where they are now…

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This is the most recent photo that Heather has, taken just a couple weeks ago. As you can see, they did a ton of work to the house and the yard. All their hard work has paid off- it definitely feels like the home of a young, hip couple now! I especially like those flowering magenta colored shrubs and all the different grasses. Check out Heather’s blog to see more! -erin

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Images from: Xeristyle.


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  1. Debbie Feely says:

    WOW, this one might be my favorite. What a great transformation! The before was just so wrong for the house. Good job!

  2. Thank you so much for your sweet post and compliments! Much appreciated!

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