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Water Management

2007 Photo Gallery

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Homeowner Category

Kelly Frink & Tag Merrick Residence

First Place and J.D. DiMeglio "Artistry in Landscaping Award "

front yard side yard seating area
artwork in the yard along the path pathway
rustic bench made by homeowners tool and art shed pathway leading south

Wayne/Marken Residence

Second Place "Water Harvesting and Hillside Erosion Control"

front yard with water harvesting front hillside rain chain slows water from roof
rain barrel collects water in backyard rock terraces built by homeowners cow skull


Professional Residential Category

First Place

Joseph J. Prchal, Architectural Landscaping, Inc. - Phillips/Keiler Residence

nice planting in front courtyard Yucca in bloom nice use of boulders in courtyard
water feature made from local rocks and boulders boulders make interesting stairs up the hill nice seatwall in courtyard
metal ants on boulder add artistic touch metal ants marching metal Javalina sculptures

Second Place
Elizabeth A. Przygoda, Boxhill Landscape - Lunt Residence

large saguaro in central planting area nice plant grouping with Ocotillo and Golden barrel cacti purple verbena in bloom
build-in seating area with glass mosaic details nice grouping of potted plants view of pool - water use offset by use of native plants
Metal rebar close up of fence Verbena and Agave make nice color combo

"Best Use of Water Harvesting" and

"Best Use of Sonoran and Chihuahuan Natives to Attract Wildlife"

Greg Corman, Gardening Insights and Debra Huffman, Debra Huffman Landscape Design

Stach Residence

Front yard landscape water is harvested off hardscape into streambed rainwater catchment on slope
driveway drains water to streambed rain chain slows water from canale hidden pipe moves rainwater to planting areas
water catchment water catchment on front slope nice grouping of native plants


Public Works Category

Public Works

"Best Use of Water Harvesting"

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department - Sunset Park

City Hall before redesign View of City Hall with parking lot After parking lot is removed and vegetation added
View of monument to volunteers View of City Hall after landscaping Nice grove of trees replace asphalt parking area

"Best Neighborhood Park"

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department - Keeling Park

Keeling Park entry colorful metal arbors and fencing add interest to this small park Nice view of park paths and features
Use of low water use plants and natives are attractive view looking west sculpture enhances the park
water from paving drains into streambed providing water for plants Lizard cowboy sculpture nice seating areas


Public Education

Archaeological Preservation and Use of Native Plants

City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department - Vista Del Rio Park

Ramada and entry to park Ocotillo and Prickly Pear cactus use very little water Salt bush provides cover for wildlife with minimal water



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