Garden Design Ideas Examples – Water conserving landscape ideas for traditional houses
What association do you have first with the word: drought tolerance? I first remember southern countries. But the question does not only concern the tropical and warm countries. Even traditional houses must be adjusted to the effective use of water.
Learn how to do it with a Victorian Victorian house.
The first picture shows us large lawns, green shrubs and flowers. But not all homeowners are willing to use a lot of water to achieve such a look.
Garden Design Ideas Examples – Save Water!
Not all kinds of grass need a lot of water. Here a native species has been used, which is undemanding in this respect.
Do you know grass species that do not need a lot of water?
Roses, lavender and other species with bold colors look picturesquely beautiful. But you may not have the time and money to care for them.
Choose easy care flower types
In the next picture, however, you can see how to cover the forecourt with plants that need little water.
Vibrant colors in the front yard
Then comes a green grass again! Here you can see a garden in the English style, but only consists of species that need little care and water.
An English style garden
Do you prefer to combine the green with other colors? Then you put on the same time on grass and flowering shrubs.
Enjoy the natural colors of the plant world
The next garden is another example of how you can save water at the same time and enjoy the beauty of some flowers in red, yellow and other cheerful shades.
These flowers and plants below need little water and care
This Victorian yard is embellished by drought tolerant plants in gray and red. In the next, we see unpretentious green shrubs in this regard.
These shrubs are also easy to care for and yet look beautiful
Unpretentious green shrubs
But in some cases you have to rely on hardscaping and less grass to save water. This method worked well in this farmhouse in New York.
Hardcaping instead of landscaping
In this solution, however, you must choose materials through which the water can penetrate to the attached plants. So you have to be pervious. This reduces the risk of erosion.
At the end of this article I want to point out to you the possibility of segmenting the garden into walls and paths. Create interesting areas that serve as exciting focal points.
Build beautiful stone paths
Think of nature and you will enjoy the beauty of your garden with a clear conscience! I wish you success!