And I’m not a psychiatrist. But I do like Star Trek.
A few in our landscape field have said certain things are just “our cross to bear”. After 25 years in our field, I do not think much of that is our cross to bear. A legitimate concern, but for now, what to do?
Report to the ER, at least figuratively. Photos from Sierra Providence Eastside Hospital, South Tower Expansion, spring 2014 –
And my usual concrete seat wall, this time in an arc. Some design elements always work, bridging the rectilinear.
Those non-existant berms are a long story. Don’t ask, or I’ll tell you about the oxygen farm, too. And the right yucca appears again – Yucca torreyi!
Forget the Hesperaloe, or Prosopis glandulosa, in the basin. That’s shaping up to be one nice Sophora secundiflora ‘Silver Peso’.
And those stubs in that shallow basin are Sporobulus wrightii.
I designed that sidewalk further out from the building than was built. The flags signify the Muhlenbergia rigens moving in further, closer to the spiky Hesperaloe funifera.
My plan here was vetoed by an unknowing person, self-described as from a swampy place – i.e. bayous. The Fallugia paradoxa crammed into the tight area above the swale, instead of within it, where the water is (when it rains).
We desert rats know Apache Plume thrives where stormwater rushes by.
Other post on previous visits – here … here … here