A prairie no-lawn garden grows in Plano, TX, north of Dallas. Click through to see Michael's pics and observations after his garden appeared on the city's 1st water-wise landscape tour. Plano Prairie Garden: Water-Wise Tour Retrospect
Velvety kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos ‘Orange Cross’ and Bush Gems series) add spicy color against golden grasses in a garden in Tiburon, California, designed by Arterra Landscape Architects (arterrallp.com). The plants tolerate drought but flower best with some water in summer and excellent drainage in light sandy soil.