Variegata Studio
Consultants Garden Design, Horticulture, Arboiculture, Copyediting, Proofreading
About Services Blog Contact
Design Gardening Horticultural & Aboricultural
Botany and Restoration Proofreading/Copyediting
         
Habitat Gardens - heron Lawn Re-imagining - gravel Low Water Gardens

Habitat Gardens

 

Lawn Re-imagining

 

Low Water Gardens

Garden Design Consultation
Design consultation begins with a site assessment and a conversation about goals and realistic budgets for construction and maintenance.

  • Sensible Planting Strategies and Management Practices:
    “Right plant in the right place” plant selection; consider the “gardenworthiness” of each plant.
  • Design with maintenance in mind: consider existing soils and exposure and work as much as possible with what you already have. This approach is much easier and also reduces water and energy inputs.
  • Above all, please don’t plant invasive species that require huge inputs of resources to control.

The California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) has an excellent website promoting responsible landscaping.

Mostly Native Gardens-hummingbird Garden Quotes - honeybee Habitat All-Stars - Acer

Mostly Native Gardens

  Garden Quotes   Habitat All-Stars
VARIEGATA SANTA ROSA CALIFORNIA