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What would you plant?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Swampy, Sep 11, 2009.

  1. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    Okay its late and I can't sleep. But lets start a kind of game. Given the location, diemenisons, etc. What would you plant/landscape in that area? and why?

    Location: Front enterance for a commerical park, new development.

    Size: 10ft x 50ft

    Objects: 3 flag polls and a sign.

    Note this isn't a real bid, just a kind of game.
     
  2. Isobel

    Isobel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 548

    what are the specs of the location: sun; location to sidewalk, location to parking lot, colour of the building, how much water the area gets, what type of soil?
     
  3. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    Is the area going to be watered, maintained etc....

    Lots of parameters to consider in this exercise.
     
  4. teejet

    teejet LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 232

    carpet juniper and dwarf crepe myrtle. or daylily and carpet juniper.
     
  5. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    Full sun, Clay soil, lets go with no water-to little water.
     
  6. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,776

    Black-eyed susans

    Purple Cone Flowers

    Sedum

    And some taller ornamental grass.
     

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