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Water Management
2005 Photo Gallery

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Homeowner Category

First Place - under $10,000: Brad & Rodd Lancaster Residence

Best Water Harvesting and J.D. Di Meglio "Artistry in Landscaping Award"

Before ROW planting 1994 view of ROW and home View of homeowner's yard and cistern
View of ROW after plants have matured ROW after plants have matured View of vegetable garden from above

First Place - over $10,000: Kathy Glass Residence

and Second Place Water Harvesting

View of pool area planting wrought iron table and chair Looking south from pool area

"Best Design to Attract Birds"

Alex & Henrietta Womack Residence

Front yard enhancement of wash in backyard allows drainage stormwater overflow leaves yard through culvert
"Best Use of Plant Zone Concept" - Fred Gallego
View of front yard Rain water barrel collects roof runoff Use of natives in perimeter planting zone

"Best Use of Architectural Elements in a Landscape"

Charles Rummel Residence

view of planting areas Owner created ruins as a landscape feature Prickly pear border require little to no irrigation

"Best Use of Low-Water-Use Plants"

Craig LeCroy Residence

Front yard with Palo verde tree in bloom Drilling holes in a boulder creates an interesting  planter Planting area collects rainwater for plants


Professional Residential Category

First Place - Greg Corman, Gardening Insights, Inc. - Dillon Residence

and "Best Design to Attract Wildlife"

Site A before Site B before SW end of garden before
Site A after redesign using cacti Site B after New path on east side of garden
Cacti add interest to the yard without lots of water Looking north toward the home Nice plant selection
Nice use of natives and cacti Interesting mosaics in the patio add color Euphorbia obesa Baseball plant

"Best Use of Sonoran and Chihuahuan Desert Natives"

Joe Billings, The Landscaping Artist - Von Scheliha Residence

Large rock prevents hillside erosion view along driveway rock creates niches for plants
Santa Rita prickly pear and Damianita Daisy Beavertail prickly pear and Damianita Daisy in bloom rock water catchment collects runoff during rain events

"Best Treatment of A Hillside"

Roberta Braegelmann, Sonoran Gardens - Wilson Residence

Salvia and dry streambed nice native vegetation provides shade Mass plantings of Emu bush and Pedilanthus make a nice combo

"Best Revegetation of a Disturbed Desert Area"

and "Most Efficient Irrigation System"

Deb Hahn-Butterfield & Steve Mallgren, Horizons West - Sheafe Residence

Revegetation of disturbed desert Nice seating area with garden art boulders create small planting area
mixtures of groundcovers and shrubs add color Use of natural stone for steps and retaining wall Javalina sculptures next to window
view of planting area Front entry area corner seating area with side table

"Most Versatile & Creative Use of a Garden Space"

Chris Evans, Phred Bartholomei & Bil Taylor - McKenzie Residence

rooftop garden in Tucson   another view of rooftop garden with shallow rooted plants


Commercial Category

First Place Commercial and "Creative Use of Native Plants in a Public Right-Of-Way"

Margaret Joplin, Design Collaborations, Ltd. - Long Realty

Boulders create raised planter along sidewalk Long Realty planting planting area at entry to parking lot
ROW planting Trees provide shade to west facing wall planting along building
nice plant selection plants provide color and attract birds and butterflies planter next to street softens hardscape




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