Landscaping can change radically the external appearance of a yard, making it more beautiful, if it is carefully planned. A house surrounded by a neat and aesthetic green space becomes more attractive which is important not just for the owner`s ego, but also for increasing its selling price on the market, leaving the impression of a well-groomed property.
But how can you deal with landscaping in low-water areas?
There are solutions for landscaping even in difficult areas, and, in this case, they mainly refer to planting drought-resistant vegetation varieties. Besides reducing the time and money that need to be invested in irrigation systems, drought-resistant vegetation also comes with low fertilization needs, even though you should be sure to use a grass fertilizer to provide nutrients without having to water extra.
A drought-resistant lawn is composed of 40 to 60% of Festuca Arundinaceea, this species of grass having very well-developed and deep roots (30 cm).
As a fitting, Artemisia fits perfectly into a frame next to ornamental grasses or succulent plants. Wormwood requires to be watered only in the early stage of seedlings. After this stage, water is needed only after long periods without rain.
Penstemons require very little maintenance. As for watering, it should happen once every 4-5 weeks, in case of total lack of rain.
Originating from arid environments, succulents are very resistant plants that easily adapt to dry climates and do not require extensive care.