Assessing your Water situation

Water comes in many forms: natural water, applied water, harvested water, problem water, and lack of water. Water is obviously important to your landscaping. It supplies plants with one of their basic needs, and it can also cause damage if you don't deal with drainage issues. By harvesting rainwater, you solve both problems at once. You're moving water safely away from trouble spots like your living room and into parts of your property where it can grow plants and reduce your dependence on city water.

Here are some questions to ask about the water on your property:

✓ What's the annual rainfall in your area, and during what season(s) does it rain? This information helps you select plants that are adapted to your conditions. It also plays a role in creating outdoor rooms that work with your weather patterns.

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

Homeowners Guide To Landscaping

How would you like to save a ton of money and increase the value of your home by as much as thirty percent! If your homes landscape is designed properly it will be a source of enjoyment for your entire family, it will enhance your community and add to the resale value of your property. Landscape design involves much more than placing trees, shrubs and other plants on the property. It is an art which deals with conscious arrangement or organization of outdoor space for human satisfaction and enjoyment.

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