REACQUIRING A LANDSCAPE…
…from the void of the stereotypical back yard begins within the landscape design process. Not unlike a business plan, good design analyzes the customer– the characteristics of the primary users of the space, further modified by ecological + surface variables rather than of marketing, of course. And as with business strategy, budgeting also plays an instrumental role in getting the desired outcome.
understory: Texas buckeye (AEGLA), Mexican redbud (CECAM), Texas persimmon (DITE3), Carolina buckthorn (FRCA13), Possumhaw holly (ILDE), Mexican plum (PRME), Fragrant sumac (RHAR4), Evergreen sumac (RHVI3), Texas mountain laurel (SOSE3), Mexican buckeye (UNSP)
sunny perennials + shrubs: Yarrow (ACMI2), Butterflyweed (ASTU), Pink fairyduster (CAER), Winecup (CAIN2), Silver ponyfoot (DIAR2), Purple coneflower (ECPU), Kidneywood (EYTE), Texas star hibiscus (HICO2), Blackfoot daisy (MELE2), Gaura (OELI2), Sedum (SEDUM), Four-nerve daisy (TESCS), Wooly ironweed (VELI3), Zexmenia (WEACH)
shady perennials + creek: White mistflower (AGHA4), Yellow columbine (AQCH), American beautyberry (CAAM2), Blue boneset/mistflower (COCO13), Texas lantana (LAUR2),Turk’s cap (MAARD), Rock rose (PALA13),Scarlet sage (SACO5),Dwarf palmetto (SAMI8),Cedar sage (SARO3), Texas betony (STCO), Fall aster (SYOB)