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Contemporary Watering And Irrigation

GAP Photos - Garden & Plant Picture Library - Pebble lined rill in the walled garden at Alnwick Castle - GAP Photos - Specialising in horticultural photography


Large Slate Tiles and a unique water feature make a statement on this patio. Found on gardening blog.


Verbena bonariensis in contemporary black planters - Jätteverbena Perennial Evergreen Flower Color: Purple Bloomtime: Spring/Fall Height: 4-6 feet Width: 2-4 feet Exposure: Full Sun or Partial Shade Drought Tolerant: Yes Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs Winter Hardiness: 10-15° F


Some great (and gorgeous) ways to harvest rainwater. From the website of Brad Lancaster, who is doing good work on this topic of living within our natural water "budget."

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Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover

Xeriscaping – landscape (an area) in a style which requires little or no irrigation. Xeriscaping is a water conservation concept that originated in Colorado and now spreading across the United States. The term Xeriscape is a combination of two Greek words – xeros meaning dry, and scape meaning view. It is not the same as “zero-scaping”, [...]

Easy Ways to Manage Stormwater for Lower Bills and a Healthier Earth Send cleaner runoff into local waterways and spend less on yard irrigation with these simple landscaping approaches