We have rocked our world in an effort to save water. As a result, our landscapes are hot, dry, and unappealing. But we can bring our cities back to life by planting low water-use landscapes that provide shade, support local wildlife, minimize the need for herbicides, and encourage people to spend time outdoors. Mimi Burns identifies strategies to support sustainable landscapes in the desert.
This article first appeared in ABQ Free Press.
Author: Mimi Burns, Principal / Landscape Architect