Drought Tolerant Gardening Techniques Articles

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Organic Gardening – Reasons to Consider Natural Landscaping

Organic Gardening – Reasons to Consider Natural Landscaping The development of land involves the removal of native plant life and could cause harm, if not destroy the natural biology that exists in the soils. In most cases the plant life is replace by a landscape of grass, shrubs, trees and flowers that aren’t native to the area. These new landscapes ...

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The Sustainable Landscape & Garden

The Sustainable Landscape & Garden Visualize a lush, green expanse of lawn surrounded by vibrant beds of flower blossoms anchored by ornamental shrubs. Tall, majestic trees loom overhead. Silent butterflies float and bees buzz happily, gathering nectar and pollinating. Joy filled birds dart from branch to branch, piercing the summer sky. You don’t have to imagine this scenario. It can ...

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The Beauty of Landscaping

The Beauty of Landscaping In architecture, landscaping refers to the science and art of modifying land areas by organizing natural, cultivated, or constructed elements according to a comprehensive, aesthetic plan. This landscaping involves the elements of topographical features like hills, valleys, rivers, and ponds or growing things like trees, shrubs, grass, and flowers as well as constructions like buildings, terraces, ...

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Landscape Solutions

Landscape Solutions A thing of beauty is a joy forever. It makes one stop in wonder how wonderful is Nature. Home landscapes are just miniatures of the beautiful landscapes of the world. Just as we can endlessly gaze at the flawless creation of nature’s landscapes, we should take the opportunities to explore the mysteries and intricacies of these flawless works ...

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Landscaping Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Landscaping Can Improve Your Quality of Life Landscaping is one of the most cost effective tools for improving your garden and sustaining the quality of life, whether in the city, the suburbs, or the country, a pleasing backyard or garden is always a pleasure to come home to. Landscaping is often also more sophisticated as it makes use of living ...

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How to Have Lovely Green Lawns

How to Have Lovely Green Lawns Wide open spaces of lawns are lovely, but they take a lot of work and resources. They do not just happen. In Australia, we have the added complication of very hot dry summers which most lawns do not like. Lawns need a lot of water, nutrients and time. Lawns are cooling, help us relax ...

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White Garden Rose Gardens

White Garden Rose Gardens White is a relatively easy monochromatic scheme to plan, since many plants have white-flowered forms or complementary silver or gray foliage. White roses are rather rare and can add an unexpected element of elegance to your garden. Even though the idea of an all white rose garden at first thought may seem a dull concept it ...

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Xeriscape Techniques

Xeriscape Techniques Xeriscape (zera’-scape) is a method of landscaping that saves water, money and time! It is the best way to have a beautiful, environmentally friendly, drought-proof yard. Drought proofing is easy and contrary to many misconceptions, it does not require sacrificing a traditional southern garden for one filled with cactus and rocks. It only requires adapting a different approach ...

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Dealing With Drought – How to Keep a Green Summer Garden

Dealing With Drought – How to Keep a Green Summer Garden As we enter the hottest part of the year, gardeners start to become concerned with drought issues. This has especially been the case in recent years as drought-and-flood cycles have been getting worse and worse. These droughts don’t have to devastate your garden or drive your water bill through ...

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