The fashion world has an influence on home textiles and interior design. It is usually introduced back east and slowly moves west.
Agaves, when they are watered, like to be given plenty of water and then no water for a long time. They don’t like small sips of water.
Asphalt repair is pretty straightforward. Start by cleaning out the debris in the holes. Pull out any vegetation. Get rid of any loose asphalt. You want to get down to a firm area so the patch has something to grab.