Phoenix Landscape Designers: Why Incorporating Xeriscapes Makes Sense

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Many urban and suburban yards in the desert require Phoenix landscape designers to use plants that will flourish with minimum irrigation and maintenance. “Xeriscapes” refer to native desert landscapes that promote water conservation. They have also built-up resistance to the harsh soil conditions, temperature fluctuations at certain times of the year and local pests. For more information about Phoenix Landscape Designers, visit http://www.CreativeEnvironments.com/.

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Phoenix Landscape Designers: Why Incorporating Xeriscapes Makes Sense

  1. 1. Phoenix Landscape Designers Why Incorporating Xeriscapes Makes SenseCall (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  2. 2. Phoenix Landscape Designers• Urban and suburban desert yards require plants to flourish with minimum irrigation and maintenance• Xeriscapes refer to native desert landscapes that promote water conservation, resistance to harsh soil conditions and temperature fluctuations• Phoenix Landscape Designer work within Sonoran Desert ecosystem of ArizonaCall (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  3. 3. Phoenix Landscape Designers• Native plants maintain natural look of environment• Wildlife relies on native plants for food and shelter• Replacing native plants can have adverse effect on natural desert ecosystemCall (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  4. 4. Phoenix Landscape DesignersThe Principles of Xeriscapes• Landscape must conserve water• Landscape must require minimal maintenance• People are amazed when they learn xeriscapes provide ample amounts of shade and color without excessive irrigation, fertilization or prunning• Phoenix Landscape Designer will develop efficient irrigation and water harvesting systemCall (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  5. 5. Phoenix Landscape DesignersSelecting Xeriscape Plants• Phoenix Landscape Designer will determine best plants for space• For seating areas, consider flowering, colorful plants and shade trees• Plants can also be used to create privacy or keep wind out• Mesquite trees are good choices for Sonoran Desert landscapingCall (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  6. 6. Phoenix Landscape DesignersSelecting Xeriscape Plants• Other natural trees are: Desert Willow, Arizona Rose, Arizona Ash, Afghan Pine and Arizona Cypress• Choose native plants that use minimal water and can tolerate tough soil and climate conditions• Designing with xeriscapes conserve Arizona’s precious water resourcesCall (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/
  7. 7. Phoenix Landscape DesignersAbout the Author•Jim Lucas is vice president of design at CreativeEnvironments, the largest and most respectedlandscape and pool design company in Arizonasince 1950. For more information aboutPhoenix Landscape Designers, visithttp://www.CreativeEnvironments.com/.Call (480) 458-4100 today! © 2013 Creative Environments. All rights reserved. http://www.creativeenvironments.com/

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