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A Drought Tolerant Landscape Isn't Just Cacti and Rocks!

When you are looking for the best sort of landscape for your home, you need to make certain that you find a landscape that will resist droughts.

When you are looking for the best sort of landscape for your home, you need to make certain that you find a landscape that will resist droughts. There are many places in America that are susceptible to droughts, and California – Southern California in particular – is dealing with a big one right now. You’ll want the landscaping should be done by a seasoned professional who knows how to deal with droughts. From Thousand Oaks to Malibu Canyon, a landscape that will withstand a drought will keep your home looking perfect.


There are many grasses that will withstand droughts if you choose them properly. You want to work with the landscaper to find out which grasses will work with the local climate. You need to have a grass that is going to work with the amount of moisture that is regularly in the air.

Other Plants:

You can avoid putting cacti all over the lawn, and you will be able to plant flowers or shrubs that will work with you for most of the year. These annuals are going to withstand drought because they are made to come back every year. If you were to have a little damage occur to these plants, you can easily trim them to keep them healthy.

Other Accent Features:

When you want to add features to your lawn, you can use rocks or sand. However, you need to make sure that the features are just one part of the lawn. You do not want these features to take over the lawn, but you do want to put them in the lawn to make it interesting.

These features could include water features that capture their own runoff. In fact, you might be able to use the runoff from the water feature to water your grasses and plants. You do not want to use more water, especially in a drought, but you can reuse the water you have put into the feature itself.


When you are finishing off the lawn, you can use the furniture to make it look like a place that people want to hang out. You can create a garden where you can host parties, and it is a place where your family can relax or read a book.

Your lawn needs to be resistant to drought to make sure that you can retain your home's value, but you need to be sure that you have made the right selections when landscaping. Work with the right landscapers to get great results in a lawn that will make your home more appealing.

About the Company:
Malibu Coast Nursery and Landscape is a registered nurseryman operator, supplying their clients consulting, plant supplies and landscaping services in Malibu and Thousand Oaks, CA. They have customized plan to provide the exact care that your landscape needs at the key stages.

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Malibu Coast Nursery and Landscape was established in 1979 and We have been awarded for a featured exhibit at the Ventura County Fair Agricultural Exhibit.