Xeriscaping consists of landscaping carefully planned to be sustainable while looking great. This style isn't just about minimal landscaping – in fact, landscaping and hardscaping are often necessary to prevent soil erosion. Rather, xeriscaping is about creating a yard that thrives in its natural environment. Mission-style homes often feature Southwest landscaping, which blends beautifully with xeriscaping. Plan a xeric Southwest garden to complement your mission-style home. Cacti and Succulents When you think of a Southwest garden, you probably imagine cacti and succulents.
Following the design of the actual building, the next biggest design choice you'll need to make when building an apartment complex is the landscaping around it. Good landscape design will help attract quality renters, keep your buildings safer, and reduce maintenance. Poor design may cause problems in all three areas, instead. So how can you know what is a good design? Here are the 3 basic elements. Low Maintenance. You could end up spending a lot of money on grounds maintenance unless you plan in advance.
One common plague of the suburban homeowner is the broken sprinkler head. It can seem as though as soon as one is replaced, another one is broken off. There are many causes for this problem from losing battles with lawn mower blades to a new puppy that just wants to chew. The following tips can help you protect your sprinklers so you don't have to replace them as often. Tip #1: Start the inspection habit
Hello, I am Manny Juanez. When I moved into my home, I instantly started to plan out my landscape features. I knew that I wanted a small waterfall leading to a pond for my fish. I also wanted to create a few raised beds around the sitting area by the pond. What I didn't know, however, was that the project would take a lot of manpower and a bit of professional help. My site will explore the process from grading the land to setting up the electrical components. I will also talk about building the garden beds with pavers and other found materials. The information I provide should help you create a beautiful layout in your back or front yards. Come back to my site whenever you need some inspiration.