Central Texas Gardener

Dry Creek Hillside Design: Clay Soil and Shade

Clip: Season 27 | 9m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

Filmmaker Lori Najvar and architect Glen Chappell loved the view on their hilltop creekside property. Glen designed the home to tuck in gently against a rocky cliff overlooked by live oak trees. To tackle rainwater runoff and erosion, garden designer Leah Churner built a dry creek bed, installed cedar log erosion curbs, and chose shade-tolerant, wildlife habitat plants that work in clay soil.

Aired: 02/23/23

Rating: TV-G

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