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Garden Blogger's Fling, Austin: Mirador Garden

Continuing with Austin-area gardens and the 2018 Garden Blogger's Fling, we see our first private garden. In the hills above Austin, we visited the Mirador garden, a showpiece of landscape architecture married with exceptional low-water plants. I felt as if I'd walked into the pages of Garden Design magazine.  Designed by Curt Arnette of Sitio Design and installed in 2013, the garden is primarily low-water plants appropriate for this part of the world. The owner has lived in Austin for 35 years where her interest in gardening has gradually grown. Her travels to Australia, Europe and Rwanda influence her design choices and make for an eclectic and functional garden space.


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