this is my idea of great landscaping. Sculptural shapes of the plants and rocks, gravel. No need to water, prune or clean up leaves/debris. Keep the weed out and run the hose over it once in a while. SOLD.
California Homes & Gardens, 1936. Margaret Atchley. This catalogs featuress designs by California architects including Richard Neutra and Paul Williams. From the Association for Preservation Technology (APT) - Building Technology Heritage Library, an online archive of period architectural trade catalogs. Select an era or material era and become an architectural time traveler.