For large commercial properties, water costs can be a large part of the budget, particularly in the late spring, summer and early fall. It is important to review your water usage through a thorough irrigation audit, as well as assess the current type of landscaping. A water-efficient, sustainable landscape can reduce water use by 25-55%.
- Place plants with similar water needs together for more efficient use of water
- Use plants that are native to the region. Once they are established, they will require little to no water.
- Apply a ground cover over planter beds, such as gravel or mulch to help retain water and help prevent water-consuming weeds from cropping up.
- Convert turf areas to synthetic lawn or gravel, or choose a grass type that requires less water. Buffalo or Bermuda grass need 20% less water than other species.
We are the commercial landscaping experts in Santa Fe. Our specialty is large commercial properties, office buildings, hotels, banks, malls and other retail establishments. Our clients often ask us what particular items they should consider when enhancing a current landscape, or creating a new one.
1. Focus on the front entrance. This is the first place your customers see when they arrive. Try using brightly colored flowers and unique landscape features, such as water fountain or decorative boulder, to make the front entrance attractive and inviting.
2. Consider a comprehensive theme. It is a good idea to have a theme that will carry on to other current or future commercial locations. This will help brand your business and increase your visibility and ease of recognition. You could also consider a color theme that complements the business logo.
Hardscaping is an attractive and cost-effective landscaping option for commercial properties. Hardscaping includes possibilities such as gravel, river rock, decorative boulders, rock retention walls, and stone steps.
Lawns are a high maintenance and impractical landscaping choice for commercial properties in our high desert climate. A gravel conversion project can transform your commercial property with a fresh look. Gravel comes in a variety of colors and sizes, from 3/4" Santa Fe Brown to 1-2" river rock.
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