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Water Wise Landscapes

By Melanie | Published: January 14th, 2015

This residence is a perfect example of a xeriscape landscape. Pebbles and mulch paired with drought tolerant succulents reduce the amount of water use on site and provide a low maintenance alternative to residential landscaping. We used an existing cactus as a focal point in the middle of a large gravel bed, anchored by large boulders.

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Looking at the landscape and the curvilinear lines that separate planting areas from pebbled areas.

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Potted plant material accentuate the architectural style of the residence and become a focal point in the front yard and remain visible from the interior of the house.

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Landscape pebbles and natural stone pavers are used to replace lawn and concrete and provide a permeable alternative for the landscape.

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Dasylirion planted amongst boulders, pebbles, and sedum groundcover.

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