Honey Mesquite Trees Southwest Landscape

Honey Mesquite Trees Southwest Landscape

Honey Mesquite Trees Southwest Landscape.  A great looking tree for those looking for low water and shade.   The Honey Mesquite Tree (Prosopis glandulosa). It loves the hot Southwest region sun. Place it where the sun shines all day long.  It is a drought-tolerant tree that thrives in sandy or poor soil.  However, it is […]

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The Claret Cup Cactus Southwest Garden

The Claret Cup Cactus Southwest Garden. (Echinocereus triglochidiatus)is in the hedgehog family of cactus. Best used in the Xeriscaping landscape. It is also called the Kingcup Cactus, Mojave Cactus, and the Hedgehog Cactus. They produce these bright orange blooms mainly in late spring or early summer throughout the Southwest. It is found in southern California, […]

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List of Xeriscaping Plants – Low Water

List of Xeriscaping Plants – Low Watering List of Xeriscaping Plants. These plants are used for low water landscape. They are desert plants but can produce beautiful flowers and foliage color. If you want to see what they will look like in your yard you can go here.  Submit Your Garden Photo.    Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens […]

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The Ocotillo Plant – Desert Landscaping

The Ocotillo plant produces long canes that produce bright orange blooms during the early spring seasons. This plant is a drought-tolerant plant. They also produce curved thorns that will penetrate almost anyone or thing who might want to pick it up by its branches.  The foliage is small oval-shaped leaves that will fall off in […]

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Succulent Plants for front yard

Succulent plants for front yard

Succulent plants for front yard.  Succulents are great plants to use almost anywhere in your area.  The best thing about these plants is they retain water meaning they are drought tolerant.    

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