Easy-Care Desert Landscaping Ideas

Desert LandscapingSpring is here, which means it’s the best time of the year to re-landscape your home! If you’re looking for an easy desert landscaping transition that won’t cost you much in time nor money, then our landscaping pros at Whitewater Rock & Supply Co. have some ideas just for you.

With the popularity of desert landscapes on the rise and most Coachella Valley homeowners doing away with grass, the possibilities for a fresh and exciting new landscape are truly endless. Before you get to work transforming your desert home landscape, check out these DIY ideas from our  landscaping professionals.

DIY Desert Landscaping Ideas

Landscaping Design Tip: Keep these three things in mind when creating your dynamic desert landscaping design plans: scale, color and shape.

Idea #1: Create concentrated bursts of color with succulents in decorative pots

Decorative pots can be used in a variety of different ways as complementary pieces to any patio or entry way. A popular trend right now is to combine different types of succulents into one pot to create an assortment of textures and colors in one area. These types of pots also make for easy maintenance by keeping plants concentrated to a manageable size.

Idea #2: Complement larger stones with smaller natural rocks

Having a variation of sizes throughout your landscape helps to create depth and can also help with creating the allusion of more space. Design levels, either naturally or physically to add a multi-layered scale to both your front and backyard. One way to achieve this look is through a design that includes a variation of sizes and types of decorative crushed rock and natural stones.

Idea #3: Add shape to the area with a stone paved walkway

Break up the concentrated drought-resistant plants and complementing sand with a natural stone paved pathway. This will help to add shape to the area and can also work to guide the eye to a focal point or main gathering area within the space.

Where to Purchase Desert Landscape Rock

For all of your natural stone, decorative rock and landscaping needs, visit Whitewater Rock & Supply Co. today! Not only do we provide customers with the highest quality products, but we have prices to fit any budget and excellent customer service to help you finish any sized landscaping project. With the largest inventory of natural stone products, you’re sure to find everything you’re looking for in our rock yard.