Proper irrigation involves much more than turning on a sprinkler or hoping for adequate rainfall to keep your landscape healthy and green. With a variety of plants and terrain, Asheville irrigation systems need to be customized.
Watering is key to keeping your landscape and garden looking healthy and green.
You have high standards for your outdoor living space, and you should expect your lawn irrigation system to meet and exceed those standards as well. When we plan for your new irrigation system, we’ll look at several different factors to ensure that it’s an ideal fit.
The landscape design itself is an important consideration when we’re looking at your irrigation needs. Our irrigation designer works hand in hand with our landscape designers to make sure plants are properly irrigated, based on their specific individual needs (some plants need far more water than others), their location in the landscape, the amount of sunlight they get, and the type of soil they’re growing.
Properly directing water around your landscape is essential to a garden’s success. We want to make sure the water is going where it’s needed and not wasted. Because of the variations in terrain, whether by nature or design, we have to ensure that each area remains unaffected by excess runoff and that the water reaches the plants that need it most when they most need it.
Environmental considerations are also important when we’re designing your Asheville lawn irrigation system. We always focus on being environmentally sound. We use the most up-to-date irrigation standards, including smart irrigation controllers with weather sensors that take into account the current weather pattern. We’ll look at the potential for erosion, excess water usage, and the impact on the existing environment as we plan your water system with you. We even offer rainwater collection options for irrigation.
Gardens for Living uses a natural organic approach to keeping your lawn green and healthy.
Relax and enjoy the splendor of a breathtaking water garden.
Transform your home into a beautifully tranquil water retreat. Waterfalls and ponds provide a relaxing and refreshing addition to your landscape and garden. The way the water falls on the rocks and the beautiful sound it makes can keep you captivated for hours, providing a unique self-sustaining water sanctuary for you to enjoy and benefit from for years to come.
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Outdoor lighting that blends seamlessly into the surrounds of your home reflecting your style. Lighting that enhances the aesthetic appeal of your garden and allows you to use it long past sundown while adding additional security to your surroundings. We design and install custom lighting, from unobtrusive ground-level fixtures to traditional lampposts using green solutions.
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“John Phillips and Gardens for Living did a fabulous job on our yard! We get all kinds of oohs and ahhs when friends see our yard for the first time. We live on the golf course so it’s important that the back yard look as good as the front. Thanks to John, it does! When we purchased our home, I didn’t like our ‘red’ colored roof shingles and planned on changing them out. Thanks to John using plants like a Japanese Maple and Dogwoods that have a reddish/purple hue, I don’t mind the roof at all. I figure John actually saved us money there! In the back yard, John created a design that unified the different parts of the yard. We went from a “plant zoo” with one of too many different plants, to a design that flows and invites you in to explore. We’ve used John and Gardens for Living for design, planting and maintenance for almost three years and wouldn’t think of hiring anyone else. We highly recommend John Phillips and Gardens for Living!”
John Phillips of Gardens for Living designed the exterior environment of our newly constructed home in Asheville, and transformed secondary growth woods into an informal garden that beautifully blends into the surrounding woods. The project involved contouring the land, artfully designing steps from rock, placing landscaping lighting and planting an abundance of perennials. John listened carefully to our suggestions and created a landscape that exceeded our expectations.