Xeriscapting with Style – Part 10

    IDEAS FOR CREATING YOUR WISH LIST: Walk, bike or drive around your neighborhood to get some design ideas. You may want to visit commercial developments and other residential developments as well. Keep a camera handy and take photographs of everything you like, no matter where you find it; from fabulous model homes to the bank on the corner. …

Xeriscaping with Style – Part 9

MAKE A WISH LIST! If you don’t already know what you want from your landscape, now is the time to decide. Ask yourself these questions: What do I want my yard to look like? What functions do I want my yard to serve? Do I want color and shade in my yard? Do I want my landscape to help conserve …

Xeriscaping with Style – Part 8

DESIGNING A GREAT YARD Creating a plan will help you get the most out of your landscape while considering issues like cost, function, aesthetic preferences, maintenance requirements, water efficiency and energy efficiency. You can tailor the plan to suit your taste, your needs and your checkbook. The plan will serve as a guide throughout the landscaping process. It will help …