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Water-Wise Garden

Before

Scope:

  • Redesign front yard

  • Keep roses

Challenges:

  • Dense clay soil

  • Root competition with cypresses

Before

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Before

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Before

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Before

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Design Needs
  • Drought tolerant

  • California Natives

  • Change topography

  • Save water, capture rainwater

  • Lots of color

Plan view

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Close up on flower corner.

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Close up on grasses and cypress area.

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Plan view

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Implementation

Solution:

  • Amend soil

  • Utilize roof rain water with bio-swale

  • Staggered bloom times for year-round color

Installed by clients 

Planted before mulching

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Planted before mulching

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Full bloom on the flower corner

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Planted before mulching

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Gallery

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