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Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio... it repels mosquitoes, smells amazing, and grows tall

Plant lemon grass in big pots for the patio… it repels mosquitoes and it grows tall thick providing a lot of privacy. Plant lemon grass in big pots for the…

Modern Drought Tolerant (Xeriscape) Garden

Modern Drought Tolerant (Xeriscape) Garden Even the desert is far from devoid of beautiful plant life. Not all of the Southwest US is desert, yet all have to be cognizant of water use! Love some of the plants used in this pic.

Drought tolerant

Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto

Waterwise perennials for the front yard

Jumbo Waterwise Pre-planned Garden High Country Gardens Morning Sun/Afternoon Shade in desert climates 75 to 100 sq.

Home Tour: Tasteful and Timeless in Austin

DREAM HOME! quite literally my dream home. mid-century modern with a southwestern/spanish flair, and landscaping that feels like a mash-up of australian bush forest and the arizona desert.

Northern California drought-tolerant garden - grasses, artemisia, succulents, verbena bonariensis

Planting: Drought Tolerant Garden

Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto

After #2 final photo!: Steer clear of thirsty plants... Bold succulents—agaves, aloes & aeonium—give Brooke’s garden the tropical foliage she wanted without the heavy water requirements. There’s also a lot less lawn to be irrigated now—she left just enough grass to spread out a blanket.

Creative Front-Yard Makeovers

After final photo!: Steer clear of thirsty plants. Bold succulents—agaves, aloes & aeonium—give Brooke’s garden the tropical foliage she wanted without the heavy water requirements. There’s also a lot less lawn to be irrigated now—she left just en.

Water Smarts: Foliage plants shine in this drought-tolerant garden. Many drought-tolerant plants offer less-showy blooms, but make up for it with interesting foliage, such as Japanese bloodgrass. Plants in curb strips catch water before it hits the street.  Replace grass with drought-tolerant plantings, which also help prevent erosion.  Shade can fight against water loss: Plants lose a lot of moisture from evaporation on hot days.  Grasses and artemisia offer beautiful foliage in this bed.

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

Front Yard Sidewalk Garden Ideas: Filling beds with low maintenance, easy-care plants, such as these ornamental grasses, including fountain grass (Pennisetum) and blue oat grass (Helictotrichon) Via BHG

A new look: A frontyard is crafted to match a Craftsmans home in CA, melding gingkos and Japanese maples with California natives.

A frontyard is crafted to match a Greene & Greene Craftsman home in Pasadena

A new look: Susan and Derek Pippert gave the front yard of their Greene & Greene home a complete makeover, melding gingkos and Japanese mapl.

Adam Woodruff: Creating a Native Planting Design Style - Article

Love the plants Jones Road - contemporary - landscape - st louis - Adam Woodruff + Associates, Garden Artisans

Chrysocephalum apiculatum.  hardy Australian native plant

Ghostly-Grey Plants for Autumn

Native Australian Plants: Chrysocephalum apiculatum (grey leafed form) full sun to partial shade

drosera pallida- pale rainbow ::  This tiny West Australian native climber has some very unusual characteristics what can be seen as round flower like objects are infact the plants leaves. These ‘leaves’ have hair like tubes that radiate from the disk they emmit a sticky substance that glistens in sunlight and attracts insects. The insects become stuck to the leaves and are then absorbed by the leaves as nutrition the flowers come later…

drosera pallida- pale rainbow :: This tiny West Australian native climber has some very unusual characteristics what can be seen as round flower like objects are infact the plants leaves. These ‘leaves’ have hair like tubes that radiate from the disk they emmit a sticky substance that glistens in sunlight and attracts insects. The insects become stuck to the leaves and are then absorbed by the leaves as nutrition the flowers come later…