Artificial plants as a drought solution!

Los Angeles upscale apartment - replaced existing live flowers in planter beds with UV mixed colorful flowers

Los Angeles upscale apartment – replaced existing live flowers in planter beds with UV mixed colorful flowers

In our severely drought-stricken region, creating beautiful, custom UV exterior plantscaping is more crucial than ever. In these last several years, it has been exciting to expand our custom UV exterior plantscaping offerings and designs.

Our custom drought solutions made up of UV exterior plantscaping have made it possible for landscape architects to create large-scale sophisticated boxwood hedging and parterre on exterior upper floor locations, where using similar live plantscaping was prohibitive or not possible, due to weight-bearing restrictions and severe seasonal weather conditions. With the huge added plus of no maintenance!

And our UV custom boxwood hedges are a perfect solution for creating privacy or division for hotels, restaurants, balconies – and to provide a manicured border for walkways and planter areas. Our custom UV hedge-style trees, built on water-treated natural wood trunks, are another great solution when desiring to create privacy, while allowing light through.

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“California three years of low rainfall is the region’s worst drought in 1,200 years…” 
— The New York Times

UV exterior boxwood walls and faux living walls, transform stark or unattractive walls into beautiful, garden-like settings – and without the added expense and space required for decorative planters. Just clean, elegant, beautiful greenery.

Who wouldn’t love year round color and beauty in their flower boxes – maintenance free? We have great fun creating the exact look and color palate of our UV exterior flowering plantings for our customers’ planter boxes, decorative planters, base plantings, and tall trellis-style plantings.

And let’s not overlook areas of interior plantscaping where artificial will not only save our precious water, but will eliminate the labor and expense of ongoing maintenance. Our large, specimen trees continue to amaze our customers – constantly being mistaken for real! Atriums in hotels and corporate buildings are perfect areas to create lush, park-like spaces with our custom trees and plantings – specially designed for each location. And what a perfect welcoming touch when you enter a luxury hotel guest room, to find a beautiful single orchid arrangement on the desktop.

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 93 percent of California remains in severe drought. And the Sierra snowpack — the key water source for much of the state—remains at only 19 percent of average for this time of year. “The water supply for California is probably just as bleak if not a little bleaker than what we were looking at this time a year ago,” said USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey. “And we’re looking at four weeks until the traditional peak snowpack date. Historically, there’s no way we can make that up, so I think California with almost 100 percent certainty is facing a fourth year of drought.” — CNBC, March 3, 2015

Drought Solutions by Make Be-Leaves

Here are some before and after examples:

  

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“With our current drought situation, California only has one year of water left, NASA scientist warns. California may be extending and broadening penalties for water usage.” – The Guardian
 

Susie Ameche CEO Make Be-leaves

Creative consultations are gratis to Landscape Architects and Interior Designers!

Contact or Call Susie 800 634 1402

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Make Be-Leaves is a commercial supplier of artificial plants and trees, faux flowers, preserved palms, custom plantscapes and silk floral arrangements to the design trade. Make Be-Leaves works with landscape architects, interior and exterior designers to produce and install life-like custom plant creations worldwide. We are proudly recognized as a GSA-approved contractor since 1988, a WBENC-certified Woman Owned small business and California Certified Flame Treatment Applicator. Our lush artificial plant creations are life-like and help to save you money.