Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State offers a design prize.(Business Outlook)

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Lamy Building in Santa Fe is to get a water-thrifty garden

SANTA FE -- The lush, flower-filled Lamy Building's courtyard with shady trees, a fountain, benches and a brick walkway is looking for a water-conscious new design.

The state has announced a competition for remaking the garden outside the historic building, which houses the Department of Tourism's Visitor Center, said department spokesman Mike Stauffer

Representatives of the Tourism Department, with the help of the state Department of Agriculture, are thinking xeriscape, after receiving permission from the General Services Department to handle the horticultural part of the remodeling project, Stauffer said. …

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