So you want to create some landscape/garden magic? Make it easy by drafting a master plan. By doing so you will be able to take the plans with you when you make your plant purchases. The plans should indicate; property measurements, exisiting irrigation and plumbing lines, structures like; garages, sheds, swimming pools [...]
In this desert garden, a specimen Saguaro cactus sits at the 12 o’clock position while a post-blooming Ocotillo is just to the right with a blue Agave, ornamental grasses, a Yucca (sending up a large bloom spike) and native rocks that make this design natural and low maintenance. If you decide to [...]
Just when you think you understand nature, she throws a curve at you and so you stand there scratching your head, asking why? On the most recent Costa Rica exploration I noticed numerous tropical plants that produce fruit, leaves and flowers directly on the trunk or limbs without the use [...]
The process of photosynthesis allows plants to create their own food, known as photoautotrophs. Not only does photosynthesis provide plants food for growth, but the process maintains the level of oxygen for the earths atmosphere. So, it is doubly important to plant trees and reduce the level of deforestation around the globe.
A complete rip out of old turf with the main focus to cover the “Great Redwood Wall”…..using fast growing Bamboo, Ensete Banana, and White Bird of Paradise…………Mission accomplished in one year!
Design and photo credit: Mike Brown