Low water landscaping could be your dream beautiful garden in front yard and backyard. The designs and ideas are easy to manage. If you are living in an area with a shortage of water, try out some ideas about landscaping designs with low water needs.
Beautiful yards with a lot of water and green grass are looking awesome. But there are many great features to be given by landscaping designs with low water needs. You can both money and water at the same time. Here are the ideas for you.
18 Photos Gallery of: Low Water Landscaping Designs Ideas
Find and plant native plants with low water needs. They have the natural ability in sustaining life naturally just with the rainfall. I recommend you to plant cactus to easily grow and resist heat with low amount of water.
There are more plants that you can access online or ask for advices from local experts. Mulch can help to keep waters from evaporating from the soil. It does also feature a protection for your soil at the same time. Put water in its place by having a water pond to make sure about cool and moisture in your landscape.
Rocks, statues and large showy plants as accents add more vibrant beside of just filling your yard. They are popular with the calling as xeriscaping and hardscaping. There are also shrubs and bushes to become ornamental plants that impressive in sizes. Choosing to have colored rocks can also create unique look. Red, black and white colors are popular for rock landscaping nowadays but the choice is yours to make.
In how to make sure in reducing water for your landscaping, there are some simple steps. You should have to limit the amount of grass or even get rid of them all. Walkways and patio can add more spaces for everyone to enjoy the landscape.
Irrigation systems should be improved by applying modern drip system that directly delivers the water to the soil at much lower rate of application. There are also smart automatic irrigation controllers that popular as evpotranspiration rate.
Both front yard and backyard can have these designs of landscaping. Both Southern and Northern California are popular with no grass landscaping or aka low water landscaping. You can see the photos on gallery for some inspirations if you are planning on applying the landscape designs.