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White Pine
Annual Phlox
Leyland Cypress
Sweet Alyssum
Grosso Long Stemmed Lavender
White Pine

Common name:White Pine
Botanical name:Pinus strobus

This fine-textured pine is handsome in both form and color. The needles grow in groups of five, and the cones are slender and often have a curved shape. It is quite an ornamental tree, especially the young trees, whose bark is smooth and grey.

Annual Phlox

Common name:Annual Phlox
Botanical name:Phlox drummondii

An annual growing 6-18 inches tall, 10-12 inches wide. A profusion of flowers that keep blooming into fall, coming in an array of bright and pastel colors.

Leyland Cypress

Common name:Leyland Cypress
Botanical name:Cupressocyparis leylandii

The Leyland Cypress is easy to grow, and will become a tall, evergreen tree with a dense crown that is conical to columnar in shape. While its leaf form, size and shape resemble those of the Cupressocyparis nootkatensis, its branchlets are finer, longer and more slender. It combines well with broadleaf evergreens, low junipers, and barberry.

Sweet Alyssum

Common name:Sweet Alyssum
Botanical name:Lobularia maritima

Lobularia maritima is an annual. Low, branching, trailing plant to 1 ft. tall, with narrow or lance-shaped leaves 1/2-2 in. long. Tiny, four-petaled white flowers crowded in clusters.

Grosso Long Stemmed Lavender

Common name:Grosso Long Stemmed Lavender
Botanical name:Lavandula X intermedia 'Grosso'

Long Stemmed Lavender has beautiful violet colored plumes in the summer. Very drought tolerant and it is a great plant to create that Mediterranean effect.

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Soils and Compost:

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management:

Drip and other smart irrigation delivers water directly to roots, allowing no excess water for weeds.