The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water, coming out February 2016 (Ten Speed Press)

Lawn Gone! Low-Maintenance, Sustainable, Attractive Alternatives for Your Yard (Ten Speed Press, 2013)



“Drought or Deluge,” Rodale’s Organic Life, September/October 2015

“Dry & Mighty,” Wildflower, Summer 2015 – cover story

“Placing Art in the Garden,” Garden Design, September 2014

“Small but Spry,” Garden Design, Feb/Mar 2013

“The Plant Man,” Garden Design, June 2012

“Reduce Your Lawn the Smart Way,” Fine Gardening, February 2012

“Tough Roadside Plants: Southern Plains,” Fine Gardening, February 2011

“Using Stock Tanks in the Garden,” Austin American-Statesman, August 16, 2008

“Locals Reap What They Sow, Then Blog,” Austin American-Statesman, May 5, 2007


Guest Posts

“Xeriscape Is Not Zeroscape,” Water Use It Wisely, June 24, 2014

“Do More with Less Lawn,” Gardener’s Supply Co., February 11, 2014

“Want your kids to play outside? Rip out the lawn!” Garden Rant, August 15, 2013

“Central Texas Gardening in Context,” MarthaStewart.com’s At Home in the Garden, October 18, 2010