The new property owner wanted to increase the curb appeal of this multi-family complex.


The Solution

This flat front yard was contoured to hold as much rainwater on site as possible in order to create a lush entry for these desert dwellers.

Scupper downspouts now outlet into basin planting areas. And we cut the curb to allow street runoff to flow into the curbside basin that is planted with native bunchgrasses and an ironwood tree.

Design Elements

  • water harvesting earthworks
  • steel-edged curbside basin with curb cut
  • raised steel planters
  • native + near-native plants
  • mulched paths

Featured Plants

Calliandra eriophylla
Calliandra eriophylla
Penstemon parryi
Penstemon parryi