250 - 500 sq ft
21 - 30 hours of labor
less than $500
Other Project Elements
Native or drought-tolerant plants, Raised/tiered beds
Advice from the Owner
It's all about the soil. Waterwise typically can thrive in our very clay/sandy soil, but I found that augmentation with a mix of potting soil and top soil is key - about 1/3 of that with the clay soil you have. I also fertilize with Dr. Earth organic all purpose fertilizer (you mix it as a tea and let it sit for a day or two, then apply) about every three months. Always fertilize at the base of the plant, don't spray the blooms, as it will harm the pollinators.Back to Inspiration Hub
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