XERISCAPE: LANDSCAPING WITH STYLE IN THE ARIZONA DESERT



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The brick-colored decomposed granite matches the colored concrete sidewalk and entry steps and contrasts with rim of water feature.
Mulches help reduce evaporation from soils, minimize weed problems and provide a finished look for landscapes.





Octopus Agaves provide a dramatic accent in this desert garden. The yellow groundcover (smaller yellow flowers) is Damianita.


Mexican Evening Primrose works as a transitional plant for low water and turf landscapes

Using large planters in the landscape adds scale, color and interest to a patio and can extend the planting possibilities. The pictured planter add depth and dimension to this hard-to-plant area.







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