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Susanne's Garden
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This design takes advantage of this slope to capture rain in the dry creek beds.
Susanne_Driveway The concrete driveway was broken to allow rain to drain into the soil.
Susanne_Dymondia lawn alternative More broken concrete used as pavers amongst the Dymondia margaretae.
Susanne_backyard Slope saver™ lawn and infiltration pits are incorporated into this large back yard.
Susanne_lawn alternative This slope saver™ lawn is watered with rotary nozzle sprinklers and uses ~20% less water.
Last updated: Wednesday, 07/21/2010


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