A blank slate. New house construction with no landscaping.
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Water wise landscape design is more popular than ever. Some municipalities have even created incentive programs for replacing traditional landscapes with low water landscapes. Check for local incentive programs before renovation.
Examples of situations where creating a water wise landscape design from scratch would be advantageous include:
The first step in creating a water wise landscape design is to realistically determine your expertise level. Answer the following questions.