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When looking for plants consider these items.
The Vegas climate can be challenging for some plants, when designing and installing plants we try to use plants and trees that are native or well adapted to life here in the Vegas valley with minimal water need, fertilizer, and maintenance.
The Gardens are located at 333 South Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NV.
Search for plants based on a number of characteristics including flower color, water usage, and sun exposure. Not all plants on this site are available locally. Click here
If you see plant that you like make a note of its name. Many times nurseries have larger versions you can look at to get an idea what it might look like as it grows. If you want to learn more about the plant you may be able to ask staff or check on the SNWAs website.
And have the opportunity to safely ask the property owner what it is you might do that.
Take a photo and ask On Time Landscapings staff or another professional what it is.
Landscapers can only carry some samples with them. Bringing home samples from a rock yard might help you decide what size and color you want. Some rock yards will allow people to check in with them and take handfull sized samples home.
An article on HGTVs website quotes
Pat Vredevoogd Combs, a past president of the National Association of Realtors. “Well-landscaped yards...fetch higher prices -- they sell more quickly than houses with little or no landscaping… (Source)
…the net cooling effect of a young healthy tree is equivalent to ten room-size air conditioners operating 20 hours a day. U.S. Department of Agriculture
…the value of… a landscape improvement increases over time since the growth and maturity of trees and shrubs enhance aesthetic appeal. Source
said that “If you are considering selling, good landscape design can add up to 20% of value to your home.” Bob Villa
Healthy, mature trees add an average of 10% to a property’s value. U.S. Department of Agriculture
Strategically placed trees save up to 56 % on annual air-conditioning costs. U.S. Forest Service