The Q&A Archives: garden planning

Question: Hello,
I live in the desert, and I have this huge front yard that needs landscaping. Since I want a succesful garden what are the best flowers and shrubs, that carries beatiful color of flowers, that I can grow and that can stand up to harsh summers and cold winter, with out damaging my plants?

Answer: You'll be glad you're doing extensive planning before planting because you'll be rewarded with a beautiful landscape. Here's a website to visit:
It's hosted by the Victorville Valley Water District and is wonderfully designed. It should answer all your questions about soil preparation, plant selection and watering.

Enjoy your new landscape!

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