Driving home, I took an hour to tour the Transmountain Hospital landscape I designed in El Paso. It was actually daylight.
Looking towards the ER entrance, I was disappointed about not being able to utilize passive water harvesting to benefit these plants.
The simple pattern of Muhlenbergia emersleyi ‘El Toro’ and young Acacia farnesiana in a part-curve compliments the Leucophyllum langmaniae ‘Rio Bravo’.
The lone Yucca rostrata stands as a focal point, swallowed by the swirl of grasses.
The same scene, but looking out of the ER portico and far into the badlands along the US-Mexico border.