With water conservation being important in Colorado, everyone is becoming more aware of the term Xeriscape. Xeriscape is an often misunderstood application of landscaping Some misperceptions mean throwing in a few boulders and covering soil with rock or mulch. It may also mean a yard of cactus and succulent plantings. We will help you hone those perceptions with a true understanding of Xeriscape.Â Xeriscape is a system for water conservation using low water use plants, minimizing lawns, ensuring efficient irrigation, and beautiful hardscape elements.
Colorful and explosive plants with lush foliage are not typically thought of in Xeriscaped yards. However, that is what we can accomplish if you are wanting to incorporate Xeriscape in your yard.
Xeriscape Landscaping Loveland
Outdoor features such as lawns need a significant amount of water and regular maintenance to keep them healthy and green. Itâ€™s why we recommend the use of artificial turf for landscapes. While it isnâ€™t a real Xeriscape element, installing it is one of the most effective ways to reduce water consumption.
Dry River Beds
Creating an impact in landscapes requires creativity in skill. And when you want to conserve water, you also need features that will look great while conserving this precious natural resource. When we are designing Xeriscapes, we include dry river beds with attractive ricer rock, aggregates, and decorative boulders in the designs.
Water conservation is the need of the hour, and Xeriscaping is the solution to having water-efficient landscapes. We install drought-resistant plants, cactus, and ground cover to create a stunning impact in commercial and residential landscapes. We also use river rock, mulches, and more to balance the aesthetics of these spaces.
Today, it is very easy to source exotic plants for landscapes to add dimension to the space. But these plantings require more care and water than local plants, which is why we recommend the use of native plants in Xeriscaping. These are acclimatized to the hot weather conditions in Colorado and require very little water to survive.
Installing rock gardens is a great way to add interest quotient and reduce the water-consumption of your landscape. Our creative designers choose the perfect spot in your yard for these features. They will design a unique, low-maintenance, and attractive structure that becomes the focal point in your landscape.
Conserving water in a landscape without compromising on aesthetics and greenery may seem like a challenging task. But using Xeriscaping techniques is one of the most effective ways to achieve this goal. We install drought-resistant plants and trees and use masonry work to create a balanced look in your landscape, while conserving water.