Rachael Beavers

When Sandi and Bob Tomlinson designed their 5-Star Austin Energy Green Build home, they wanted to live outside, too. For gardens that equally respect resources, from the beginning they worked with designer Annie Gillespie and associate Rachael Beavers. First on Annie’s list: water retention and control, including a wide filtration trench, dry creek beds, and rainwater collection. Then, she and Rachael designed cozy outdoor living among richly fragrant and vibrant drought tough plants for wildlife.


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