WaterwiseLandscape Design“Harvest”
Trees/ShrubsCrimson Spire           Santa Rosa Plum   Japanese Apricot   Autumn Brilliance           Red Lake Currant   Pi...
Herb BedVegetable Beds             Pea Gravel            Turf GrassVegetable Beds                            Deck    Shed ...
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Waterwise Landscape Design Harvest - Jordan Valley, Utah

  1. 1. WaterwiseLandscape Design“Harvest”
  2. 2. Trees/ShrubsCrimson Spire Santa Rosa Plum Japanese Apricot Autumn Brilliance Red Lake Currant Pixwell Currant Nanking CherryMalus pumila Prunus salicina Prunus mume Serviceberry Ribes rubrum Ribes hirtellum (spring blooms)‘Obelisk’ ‘Santa Rosa’ Amelanchier x grandi- ‘Red Lake’ ‘Pixwell’ Prunus tomentosa flora ‘Autumn Brilliance’Groundcovers/PerennialsGoldflame Honey- Trumpet Vine Himrod Grape Western Sandcherry Lavender Pink Panda Woolly Thymesuckle Campsis x Vitis ‘Himrod’ (fall foliage) Lavandula angus- Strawberries Thymus pseudola-Lonicera x heckrottii tagliabuana Prunus besseyi tifolia Fragaria x ananassa nuginosus ‘Madame Galen’ ‘Frel’
  3. 3. Herb BedVegetable Beds Pea Gravel Turf GrassVegetable Beds Deck Shed House
  4. 4. On the cover “Harvest” Landscape Design:The nearly-ripe fruit of a Japanese apricot makes an inviting #7 in a series of sample landscape designsimage. Use of plants that produce some kind of fruit not only This sample water-wise back yard landscape feeling ambitious, you can make homemadeprovides the landscape with beauty, but multiple function design provides a most usable landscape. Most jams, jellies or even pies. In quiet momentsas well. plants in this design provide some type of you can bask in the aroma of honeysuckle and practical use: fruits, berries, nectar, or herbs. watch the hummingbirds gather at the trumpet vine.Conservation Resources Some people love to not only enjoy their landscape visually, but through varied scents Some additional information about edible fruitsConservation Garden Park and textures. This landscape provides all of that. for some plants in this publication can be foundwww.conservationgardenpark.org What a rewarding experience to gather fruit by searching our plant database online.Utah State University Cooperative Extension from your own back yard and enjoy some freshhttp://extension.usu.edu/ apricots or peaches for breakfast, or if you’reUtah Division of Water Resourceswww.conservewater.utah.gov Herbs and Spices 101 Herbs vs spices: climates and can be woody or herbaceousCentral Utah Water Conservancy District plants. Spices often are more potent andwww.cuwcd.org There is often confusion about the difference stronger flavored than herbs; as a result they between herbs and spices. The followingSouthern Nevada Water Authority typically are used in smaller amounts. Some information from Iowa State University explains:www.snwa.com spices are used not only to add taste, but also as “Herbs are obtained from the leaves of a preservative.Denver Water herbaceous (non-woody) plants. They are used “Some plants are both herbs and spices. Thewww.denverwater.org for savory purposes in cooking and some have leaves of Coriandrum sativum are the source of medicinal value. Herbs often are used in larger cilantro (herb) while coriander (spice) is fromAssociation of Professional Landscape Designers amounts than spices. Herbs originated from the plant’s seeds. Dill is another example. Thewww.apld.org temperate climates such as Italy, France, and seeds are a spice while dill weed is an herb England. Herb also is a word used to define any derived from the plant’s stems and leaves.” herbaceous plant that dies down at the endPlease remember to check your local planning and zoning of the growing season and may not refer to itsordinances before proceeding with a waterwise landscape. culinary value at all. “Spices are obtained from roots, flowers, fruits, seeds or bark. Spices are native to warm tropical The Conservation Garden Park is located at 8215 South 1300 West in Jordan Valley Water Inspiring and empowering water conservation West Jordan. Visit www.ConservationGardenPark.org for details. C o n s e r va n c y D i s t r i c t

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