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How to Landscape with Groundcover

Learn how to use groundcover plants in various spots throughout your lawn and garden spaces with these landscaping tips from DIY.

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from Sunset

22 inspiring lawn-free yards

Water wisdom saves irrigation dollars Style and practicality determined the design of this water-conserving garden in Clovis, California. For owner, the distinctively Southwestern house style suggested a less thirsty garden to match. But the real issues ― a costly water supply, serious soil problems, and the hot, dry summers of the San Joaquin Valley ― were the clinchers.

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from gardenclub.homedepot.com

Planning Your Landscape for Average Precipitation

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Small privacy deck with wall of hanging modern planters of herbs, with lawn grass rectangles and Heuchera plants in flower, with stone walk patio, sunny blue sky and puffy white clouds, white patio furniture, garden with flowers, hedge, birch trees Betula

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Amazon.com : Rustic Southwestern Style Ceramic Succulent Plant Pot / Decorative Flower Planter, Brown - MyGift® : Patio, Lawn & Garden

Fallen leaves are a good mulch for lawns and adds nutrients too! For this easy garden tip you'll need a lawn mower to break up the leaves - nature takes care of the rest!

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from About.com Home

Native Southwest Grass Mixes Offer Alternative to Xeriscape Gardens

Native Southwest Grass Mixes Offer Alternative to Xeriscape Gardens: Habiturf and other grasses offer lawn alternatives to xeriscape gardens.

Big on features, not on grass Bridges, islands, and a shaded fireplace add plenty of whimsical details to this Albuquerque backyard­­—no water necessary. And a smattering of carefully chosen drought-resistant plants offer just enough no-fuss greenery to create a lush feel. Read more: Southwestern garden escape Photo: Steven A. Gunther, Sunset.com