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Stone house in Denver surrounded by native trees, large boulders, and xeriscape with a gray gravel pathway

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 12, 2020

Low, Not No, Maintenance Xeriscape

Xeriscapes are low, not no, maintenance landscapes. Proper maintenance of your xeriscaped yard is simple, but will get even easier over time.

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 12, 2020

Low Maintenance Xeriscape

Xeriscapes are low, not no, maintenance landscapes. Proper maintenance of your xeriscaped yard is simple, but will get even easier over time.

Landscaping

Dollhouse figurines of small girl kneeling in front of a dog and a man on a bench reading a newspaper in an outdoor courtyard

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 11, 2020

Xeriscaping - Turf War

June 11, 2020

Of the over 9,000 species of turfgrass in the world, few are suited for a drought-tolerant xeriscape. Explore the different options to determine which one is appropriate for your landscape.

Xeriscaped sloping pathway of crushed gravel between bark and rock mulched xeric beds

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 10, 2020

Xeriscaping - Mulch

June 10, 2020

There are a wide variety of organic and inorganic mulches available to finish off your xeriscape that function as protection, evaporation barriers, and focal points.

Crushed granite pathway through lush xeriscape with colorful blooming wildflowers and a stone well in the center

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 09, 2020

Xeriscaping - Plant Zones

June 09, 2020

Determining plant zones, depending on the sunlight, irrigation, and wind requirements for each type of plant, will help you design your optimal xeriscape and conserve natural resources

Drip irrigation system hose close up wetting the soil next to small green seedlings

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 08, 2020

Irrigating Your Xeriscape

June 08, 2020

The right irrigation system for your xeriscape will help conserve water, minimize maintenance, and provide just the right amount of water to your plants.

Cupped hands holding a mound of soil, signifying the importance of healthy soil for xeriscaping

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 08, 2020

The Dirt On Xeriscaping

June 08, 2020

Plant-specific soil is vital to the health of the plants that adorn your xeriscaping. Assessment, amendment, and plant selection are vital to success.

Winding stone path surrounded by colorful native xeriscape plants and pale wood mulch

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 05, 2020

Planning Your Xeriscaped Dream

June 05, 2020

Don't just landscape - xeriscape. We take a close look at the first principle of xeriscape - planning and design, to give you the tools to layout your perfect yard, save water, and get rid of your lawnmower.

Close up of an artificial grass lawn in the foreground of a modern home

Carolyn Feinstein   |   May 22, 2020

SYNLawn Artificial Grass

May 22, 2020

SYNLawn has developed an environmentally-friendly alternative to mowing and watering your grass with long lasting, natural looking synthetic grass that feels cool and natural between your toes.

Evening exterior of stucco Mediterranean mansion in Naples, Florida with circular paver driveway surrounding a large fountain.

Carolyn Feinstein   |   May 12, 2020

Lighting The Exterior

May 12, 2020

From path lighting to porch sconces, from solar powered to hardwired, you have an endless array of options to illuminate the exterior of your home. Explore the impact these options have on your front entrance.

Dollhouse figurines of small girl kneeling in front of a dog and a man on a bench reading a newspaper in an outdoor courtyard

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 11, 2020

Xeriscaping - Turf War

June 11, 2020

Of the over 9,000 species of turfgrass in the world, few are suited for a drought-tolerant xeriscape. Explore the different options to determine which one is appropriate for your landscape.

Xeriscaped sloping pathway of crushed gravel between bark and rock mulched xeric beds

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 10, 2020

Xeriscaping - Mulch It Over

June 10, 2020

There are a wide variety of organic and inorganic mulches available to finish off your xeriscape that function as protection, evaporation barriers, and focal points.

Crushed granite pathway through lush xeriscape with colorful blooming wildflowers and a stone well in the center

Carolyn Feinstein   |   June 09, 2020

Xeriscaping - Plant Zones

June 09, 2020

Determining plant zones, depending on the sunlight, irrigation, and wind requirements for each type of plant, will help you design your optimal xeriscape and conserve natural resources

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