Front Yard Sun - Curb Strip
Are you tired of looking at and worse yet, mowing that boring strip of grass between your sidewalk and the street? The plan below shows how you can increase the interest and decrease the maintenance of your curb strip. Check out the City's tree planting standards to find the best tree to frame the front of your home.
Notes specific to this plan:
- For this plan, the curb strip is approximately 240 square feet.
- The top of the drawing is oriented to the west. Keep this in mind when determining which plan best suits your particular needs.
- View and/or download a printer-friendly (PDF) full-size drawing of this plan. Plants used are abbreviated on the drawing; review the drawing for placement of each plant. The number beside the plant abbreviaton indicates the number of plants used for this specific plan. For example, "3-Kp" means to plant three (3) Goldenrain trees.
- Download a printer-friendly (PDF) list of plants used for this plan and other suitable plants. The list provides the common name, botanical name, height and width at full-size, on-center spacing (distance between plants when planting) and links to images on the web.
- For tips on ensuring your low-maintenance lawn thrives, check out how to establish, care for, and water your landscape.
Sunny Front Yard Curb Strip
|View and/or download a printer-friendly (PDF) full-size version of this plan.|
Download a printer-friendly (PDF) list of plants used for this plan and other suitable plants.
|code||Common name/botanical name|
|F||Beach Strawberry/Fragaria chiloensis|
|Kp||Goldenrain Tree/Koelreuteria paniculata|
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