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Conservation Garden Park

The Brother and the fam live across the street from a cool place called Conservation Garden Park. It's a lot like our beloved Red Butte Garden, but smaller, and free. They've got quite a few walking pathways, and those guys love to go walking there. The landscaping is all water-wise, and is absolutely beautiful. 

They also do guided tours, and as I was trying to get some ideas for water-wise landscaping for the HOA, the other night, Awesome Sister-in-law #1 and I went and joined one. We had a lovely walk around the park in the rain, and I got lots of great ideas to take back to the next Board Meeting.



One thing I discovered is that "water-wise" doesn't have to mean "xeriscaping", or "plain". Mostly it just means using other varieties of plants that require less water usage. Here's a few pics I took that I particularly like




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