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Regional Boards => USA => Nevada => Topic started by: Greg098 on July 13, 2012, 08:46:19 AM

Title: An idea for the hiking trails
Post by: Greg098 on July 13, 2012, 08:46:19 AM
Anyone experienced in xeroscapes, how might I utilize mulching fabric, surrounding soils, a hills incline in order to introduce some drought-tolerant plants to a desert landscape?  I'm thinking butterfly/bee/bird friendly plants that will do well in partial to full sun. 

How cool to stumble across a field of flowers while out hiking in the dry Nevada brush?!  This is what I want to try to make happen.  Im thinking nylon permeable landscape fabric, stakes to hold in place, a shovel to toss any available sand and rock on top of fabric, and of coarse, the plants.
Title: Re: An idea for the hiking trails
Post by: Scoresby on July 15, 2012, 03:40:38 PM
There's loads of flowers that would thrive in a place like that! Go for it, I say! But, what would you need the fabric for? Why can't you just plant without it???