On the theme of contrasts, on an otherwise dull day on an ordinarily dull and painful project. Crazy deadlines, not enough time or budget to do much once again. But it beats going broke!
Sierra Providence East, the new ER, from 10/2014 and warmer days –
I know it’s sparse, but these new planting masses will fill in this vast space. Blooming, waiving in the wind, and so on.
No, this isn’t a “small budget” of the spoiled and special. It’s a real small budget, at least given the large areas.
To get the owner to add this landscape area and also pay for that alternate landscaping (an upcoming post), I literally applied 1/3 to 1/2 of the plants from a dense planting in that alternate area and then used them at this location. But it worked, though sparse.
Think of it as maintainable and minimal. Minimalism is the new Baroque, don’t you agree?
Just enough of that waxy blue coating to take El Paso aridity, amazing since this is a plant of 4x our precipitation and humidity within the north Texas pariries.