Seven Elements of Xeriscaping
There is no such thing as a NO maintenance yard, but xeriscaping your yard can reduce the amount of work you put into it. Not only is a xeric landscape less maintenance, but you will reduce your water bill and the cost of fertilizers and pest control normally associated with a water loving lawn. And on top of that the City of Albuquerque offers a rebate for people who convert their thirsty landscapes! Here are some tips to help you get started.
1.Work the Plan—Plan the Work
Have a Plan. Take a look at your yard’s layout. Is it hilly or flat? Is it sunny or shady? Rich soil? Create planting zones and group your plants by their needs. For example, group tough, drought tolerant plants in areas exposed to full day sun, give tender plants some partial shade and keep the more delicate or demanding plants for a spot near your water source. If you have no imagination, our design team can help you.