Content tagged "park strips"

Problems with Parking (Park) Strips

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: September 22, 2015

Maintenance issues are the biggest problems with parking strips. Municipalities have the right-of-way in park strips, however, homeowners are responsible for...

Parking Strips: A Unique Design Concept

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 13, 2014

Turn this into something beautiful. Parking strips offer opportunities for unique design concepts.A parking or park strip is a narrow strip of land between...

Parking Strips: Plant Selection

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 13, 2014

Parking strips, the generally long, narrow strips adjacent to the street and sidewalk, can make plant selection more challenging.Wildflower mix in a narrow...

Parking Strips: Water Conserving or Weed Magnet?

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 13, 2014

Parking strips can be either water conserving or weed magnets. Parking strips are often "out of sight, out of  mind" for many homeowners, especially in older...

Parking Strips: City Ordinances for Planting Parking Strips

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 13, 2014

Example of a diversely planted but well maintained parking strip. photo credit: edgeplot, Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0An ordinance is a local law enacted by a...

Irrigating the Parking Strip

Irrigating the parking strip (also called a park strip) is often a challenge.  Parking strips are often long and narrow and in some cases irregular in...

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