For many, the prospect of landscaping fills them with dread as they contemplate the inconveniences associated with taking care of plants and gardens and trees without spending a great deal of money to have someone else do it. There are people who enjoy endlessly working on their landscapes (and this is commendable), and there are those who wish to take as little trouble, and spend as little money, as possible about their homes yard. This is also acceptable.
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Landscaping in an arid climate may seem to many like an impracticable proposition. After all, there are few plants that can thrive without water. However, it seems especially discouraging during times of drought, as one would expect that at sometime the climate should not be so dry.
There is no reason to despair, however. While there are certainly risks associated with landscaping in the dry climate produced by drought, it by no means indicates that your plants and your yard will suffer by doing so. By taking a few simple things into account, you can landscape for a dry climate, and when the drought is over enjoy the fruits of your labor so much more.
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