Smal Landscaping help

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by no_Wedge, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. no_Wedge

    no_Wedge LawnSite Member
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    I have this small area next to the house (cement slab) which I am wanting to landscape with something that will add some appeal. I live in lubbock, tx so zone 7 and it stays pretty dry here, so things that can tolerate heat and some drought. I want to fill the whole area pretty much, but leave room for the faucet. It is ~12ft at back and ~6ft at front Any ideas are greatly appreciated.
  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    If this is a south exposure in Lubbock--if it ever gets over a hundred where you live...LOL! You need something suitable to the climate. Astroturf comes to mind. I see Bermuda in the foreground. Ask your Texas experts.
  3. no_Wedge

    no_Wedge LawnSite Member
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    yes it is south exposure, sometimes in late july it gets over 100 yes that is common bermuda in the yard, but I am wanting something to stand out in this bed.
  4. tlc1994

    tlc1994 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 290

    Landscape fabric beneath, landscape rock, and cacti. Easy. Simple. Just my .02 :cool2:
  5. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    a cactus and two hombres taking a siesta . i couldnt resist.
  6. Falcon50EX

    Falcon50EX LawnSite Senior Member
    from GA
    Posts: 999

    Unless I missed something you can do any almost any southern plant. It all depends on how much work you would like to do. You have water run a drip on a timer remove all that dead soil and replace with some good stuff. Place a Y on the hose and place another spicket at the edge or side.
    Good luck you could do this in one day with out a problem.

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