Oh man. I would never leave my backyard! Probably gonna need sand back there though-too much grass for these allergies!

Sunken deck and fire pit. We might use some of these ideas if we tier the yard. Seating on tiers around a firepit.

Groundcover - blue chalk sticks (in betw kangaroo paws)

Narrow garden bed featuring Anigozanthos 'Pink Joey' (Pink Joey kangaroo paws) with Senecio mandraliscae in Santa Barbara, CA

Excellent list of ideas for "low maintenance" lawns, ground cover other than grass. Love the dry stream bed - want to do this in the front yard!

No More Mowing: 10 Grass-Free Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn

Photos of Outdoor Ideas by lil connie

DIY Pallet Ideas: walkway for in front of the shed. Dismantle a pallet, stain the wood, and lay pieces in your garden to create an elegant walking path. This is especially helpful if the pallet you’re using isn’t stable enough for other projects.

Silver grey & green foliage//Robert Boyle Landscaping - Moorooduc

Make the most of our rich native flora and fauna with these Australian native garden design ideas brought to you by Australian Outdoor Living.

Xeriscaping: A Garden You Water Four Times a Year, Australia, by Michelle Slatalla (mixes natives, ornamentals)

(Mediterranean with olive trees) A Garden You Water Four Times a Year : Gardenista.olives underplanted w/DT perennials, shrubs & herbs.

Magnificent Australian garden in Brighton from landscape designer Phillip Johnson

In this small front yard was transformed into a stunning native habitat as a memorial garden for our client

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