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[Total: 0   Average: 0/5]You must sign in to vote Often the best methods to transform an old landscape design is the easiest. Landscape ideas do not have to be involved or pricey. Following are a few ways to easily replace your own landscaping, cut costs and turn out to be a water conservationist. Many of us desire to help conserve our own treasured assets and there’s nothing more valuable than water. On the list of best water conserving landscape ideas could be to substitute the grass with drought-tolerant plants. There are many kinds of drought resistant grasses such as deer grass, pedilanthus and euphorbia to name a few. To incorporate color and contrast, plant a minimum of one Cordyline “Festival Grass.” This can be a beautiful plant that will develop to three feet tall and wide. The leaves are a dark red-burgundy in color and it loves complete sun. Lavender happens to be an evergreen plant that yields flowers which are a rich violet-blue color. They also love the sun’s rays and are also drought resistant as well. To save money leave lots of of room in between the plants so that as they grow they’re going to spread. You won’t have to purchase and plant as many plants. Landscaping ideas that save water have become a necessity because of a few county and city ordinances that have been presented during the past couple of years. By extracting some of the present soil you can design a sunken flowerbed. This would permit rainfall to be accumulated and irrigate your plants at the same time totally free. Quite a few smart landscape designs can include interesting paths leading visitors about the yard. To avoid wasting money on materials you can find common and relatively reasonably priced supplies such as cement and river rock. […]

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  • Jacquelynn 4 years ago

    I am a Master Gardener in Central Illinois and have been looking for an alternative to planting a high maintenance lawn for years.

  • Lori TMI 4 years ago

    hi, how often do you water? i live in Topanga CA where it can get very dry especially june-october?

  • Billy Stanton 4 years ago

    Thanks for posting the video.

  • Backyard Foodie 4 years ago

    I wonder if this would work in Texas? Where did you acquire the seed for this project??

  • John Strabismus 4 years ago

    Interesting. How weed resistant is it??