Thanks for visiting Able
Irrigation LLC and reading about Xeriscape
in Phoenix, AZ!
means low water use landscaping (Xeros - Greek for "Dry"
Living in Arizona
means being water concious.
Xeriscape can help in many
Some of the considerations
of Xeriscape installation
are irrigation system needed, turf areas, plants you
should use, and maintenance of your new landscape.
Irrigation System -
irrigation system is ideal for Xeriscape.
Drip irrigation systems deliver water right
to the base of your plants. This greatly reduces water usage
by evaporation. You should also water in the early morning,
deeply & less often.
Your lawn turf
areas should as small as possible. Turf area should be kept
to family recreational areas, pet areas & design appeal.
Turf is a big water user here in the desert and allows for
high evaporation rates.
The leaves of
your plants should be small, dark or shinny. These are usually
good characteristics of law water use plants. Low water use
plants should be used because they are more resiliant to low
Do not over trim
your plants. Shaping your plants also makes for a high water
usage rate. Weeds should be removed reguarly as they use a
large ammount of water.
& Benifits of Xeriscape -
fees, no lawn to mow = no gas & pollution from mowers
and trimmers = no lawn maintenance fees, low water usage =
lower water bills,
a good Xeriscape can improve
your property value - especially in Arizona,
pests are much fewer and fertilization is needed much less.
can reduce water usage by as much as 60% over a lawn!
can have a very positive impact on our environment
here in the desert.
We hope to hear
from you soon!
We offer service to just about
anywhere in the Phoenix area as well as the Valley.