What if you opted for a dry garden to design your exterior to enjoy the beautiful days?
Exo Jardins, your landscaper in Théoule sur Mer specializing in landscaping, tells you all about the dry garden that combines beauty and eco-responsibility.
What is a dry garden ?
When we talk about a dry garden, we are talking about a garden that is entirely designed to resist drought and to be water efficient. The plants used, called xerophytic plants, are adapted to the climatic conditions of the garden in terms of temperature, exposure to the sun or water irrigation.
Why create a dry garden ?
When you opt for a dry garden, you make an ingenious choice for your exterior but also for the environment with many advantages
Minimized water consumption
A reduced maintenance cost
Increased drought resistance
An environmental commitment
- a reduced water consumption ;
- a limited use of chemicals and other fertilizers;
- a good match between the plants and the climate of your region.
The dry garden has it all!
How to design a dry garden ?
Designing a dry garden cannot be improvised. First of all, you have to take into account the location of your garden. If you live in the Mediterranean basin, you can create a dry garden thanks to the dry and sunny climate that characterizes it.
- sandy soil;
- a fluffy soil;
- a wet soil must be drained in order to balance the moisture content of the soil.
- succulents : Echeveria, Sedum, Agave, Aloes ;
- perennials : Agastache, Echinacea, Sage, Blue Thistle ;
- cacti : Echinocactus (mother-in-law's cushion), Opuntia, Ferocactus; Mammiliaria ;
- flower beds : Lavender, Yarrow, Iris Barbus.
To choose THE plantings that correspond to your exterior, call on a landscaping professional like Exo Jardin to create a custom composition.
How to maintain it ?
The use of mineral mulch and weeding will reduce the proliferation of weeds and protect the roots of the plants.
Pruning may be necessary depending on the type of plant.
For the maintenance of your garden, the experts of Exo Jardin accompany you through a follow-up tailored for an exterior with authentic charm.
We are at your disposal to answer all your requests and to establish together your project of outside arrangement.