Saturday, November 21, 2015

Truths about Desert Landscaping (part 2 of 2)

The soil in desert regions is alkaline in nature. Because of this, it is almost impossible to hold water for plant growth. To answer this problem, desert landscaping recommends the use of additives. These are added to the soil so that they can hold enough water for the healthy growth of plants. Your desert garden cannot survive without a well-designed irrigation system. This irrigation system serves as the life support of the entire landscaping project. This aspect should be given maximum importance so that your desert garden will be a success.

The biggest challenge in desert landscaping is efficiency. The most effective way to do this is by arranging and grouping plants that needs the same amounts of water. You should also consider using either engineered or real slopes to provide a run-off area for rain as well as allow plants with the highest needed water good water supply. To complete your desert garden, you should also plant bushes, trees, shrubs, and flowering plants that are highly resilient to extreme temperatures.

The desert is literally rough on plants and people alike so keep this fact in mind when landscaping. You should be able to come up with a grandiose oasis of your won. Above all these, what you need to put in mind is the execution of your landscaping project. Make sure you follow all the important tips and you’re ready to create your dream desert landscape.

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