Drought Tolerant Plants

Drought Tolerant Plants

Much of Northern California, and certainly the North Bay has experienced drought over the last several years. Even in non-drought years (such as the winter of 2016-2017), the rainy season is brief – maybe four to five months of occasional rain followed by a completely...
Bark – The Garden’s Finishing Touch

Bark – The Garden’s Finishing Touch

After the trees and plants are in and dripped, and the low voltage lighting is installed, it is time for bark or mulch to cover all the drip tubing and lighting wire, and give the garden a finished look. Bark serves two basic functions: First, it gives the garden a...
Ground Covers in a Landscape Design

Ground Covers in a Landscape Design

Ground covers are plants that, well…cover the ground. When we at Details Landscape Art talk about mixing heights, textures and bloom seasons, the shortest of the heights, or the base, is the ‘lowly’ groundcover. In addition to covering the dirt or bark with color or...