Installing a Desert Landscape
A beautiful and inviting landscape can be a welcome escape from our often hectic lives. Installing and maintaining a desert landscape with a balanced design, intriguing scents and textures, and year-round color may seem like a daunting and pricey task.
However, with a little research, lots of commitment, and a pinch of patience, you can install and maintain a low-water-use landscape that is not only aesthetically pleasing, but time- and money-saving. In addition, the City offers several rebate programs, water audits, workshops and informational materials to help its residents continue to conserve precious water for future use.
Why Choose Low-Water-Use Landscaping?
There are numerous advantages of low-water-use landscaping, including:
Using less water on landscaping saves money
Plants can handle Arizona’s alkaline soils without the need for extra fertilizer
A variety of plant colors, forms and textures to choose from
Plants grow stronger and look healthier than their high-water-use counter parts
Before purchasing plants for your landscape, be sure to choose the right plant for the right place. Consider the following: