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05 Jun Selecting the Right Plants for Coastal Regions

One of the most important aspects of landscaping is selecting the right plants for coastal regions that can adapt to the local climate and suit the desired aesthetics. While it may not seem to be such a challenge, getting these two factors right can be a challenging task even for the most adept landscape designer. Coastal regions pose a unique challenge, which can really test your ability to plan and design the landscape.

Coastal Region Soil

If you have ever been to a beach, you would notice two things about it: sand and salt. The soil along the coasts is predominantly sandy; as a result it is very porous. Porous soil means that the water is not retained and along with the water, even the nutrients are drained leaving very little for the plants to absorb.
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23 May Selecting the Right Plants for Drought Affected Regions

Droughts and a lack of sufficient water is a reality on this planet, but drought affected regions can still be lived in and enjoyed for humans and plants, but you must find the right ones that will still grow and remain healthy when you are deciding on your landscape designs. There are a wide variety of plants for drought affected regions that can be used to create visually appealing landscapes even where the water supply is scarce.
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15 Sep Understanding the soil for Landscaping

The devil is in the details they say - this is a very common phrase! It is very true even with landscaping. While many designers would like to focus on the kind of plants and the weather, the soil for Landscaping is equally important to get the whole concept just right.
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24 Oct Sustainable Landscaping: Reusing non-degradable Materials

Sustainable landscaping is not just about ensuring the resources you use are biodegradable but by reusing non-degradable materials in your new design, you will have a wider impact in saving the plant. And as a result of reusing non-degradable materials like glass bottles, plastic tubs or even tyres in your sustainable landscape, you will have a beautiful natural garden. Here are many ways these discarded materials can be used to build works of art. 
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