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Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Hen and Chicks
Japanese Boxwood
Endress' Cranesbill
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar

Common name:Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar
Botanical name:Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca Pendula'

This large, slow-growing conifer exhibits weeping growth form. Its golden leaves are 1" in size, and it also requires full sun in order to best develop its color. It serves as an excellent specimen or rock garden subject.

Common name:
Botanical name:Euphorbia lambii

This perennial will reach about 4' tall and has blue green leaves with bright green flowers that bloom from late winter to early spring.

Hen and Chicks

Common name:Hen and Chicks
Botanical name:Echeveria X 'Imbricata'

This succulent perennial is very small, growing only 2"-3" high. It produces orange, pink, and red blooms and does best in full sun and moist soil.

Japanese Boxwood

Common name:Japanese Boxwood
Botanical name:Buxus microphylla japonica

Japanese Boxwood is often used as a hedge. It is compact, with small bright green leaves. It can reach 4'-6' tall and wide or be kept smaller through pruning. It can be sheared to shape. It does better in areas with milder winters.

Endress' Cranesbill

Common name:Endress' Cranesbill
Botanical name:Geranium endressi

This handsome plant has near-evergreen leaves which have a long blooming period.

Sustainable Landscape Renovation

We can identify at least 11 steps of sustainable landscape renovation for consideration. They include critical design, installation and maintenance practices that conform to good principles of appropriate horticulture.

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Designer: anon.

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Practice grass-cycling by leaving short grass clippings on lawns after mowing, so that nutrients and organic matter are returned to the soil.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.