"...Take a drainage problem and turn it into a landscape feature. Since the site’s run-off is directed through the dry stream, they become seasonal creek-beds whenever it rains or when the site is irrigated. Dry streams also help minimize and filter storm-water run-off, which is an important issue. Keeping the water on site makes the landscape even more water efficient."

"...Take a drainage problem and turn it into a landscape feature. Since the site’s run-off is directed through the dry stream, they become seasonal creek-beds whenever it rains or when the site is irrigated. Dry streams also help minimize and filter storm-water run-off, which is an important issue. Keeping the water on site makes the landscape even more water efficient."

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Agave parryi

Agave parryi is a compact Agave great for hell strips or small(ish) beds where the form and color of the "traditional" Agave is wanted, but size limitations will not warrant its use.

Senecio Serpens (via Diggers) This ground cover is one of the most valuable landscaping succulents. Planted en-masse, it creates a dense rippling mat of compact silver-blue leaves that flow between other succulents and shrubs like a turquoise river. Once established, few weeds can penetrate the dense foliage making this plant practical as well as attractive. This ground cover is one of the most valuable landscaping succulents. Planted en-masse, it creates a dense ...

Senecio Serpens (via Diggers) This ground cover is one of the most valuable landscaping succulents. Planted en-masse, it creates a dense rippling mat of compact silver-blue leaves that flow between other succulents and shrubs like a turquoise river. Once established, few weeds can penetrate the dense foliage making this plant practical as well as attractive. This ground cover is one of the most valuable landscaping succulents. Planted en-masse, it creates a dense ...

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