"...Take a drainage problem and turn it into a landscape feature. Since the site’s run-off is directed through the dry stream, they become seasonal creek-beds whenever it rains or when the site is irrigated. Dry streams also help minimize and filter storm-water run-off, which is an important issue. Keeping the water on site makes the landscape even more water efficient."

"...Take a drainage problem and turn it into a landscape feature. Since the site’s run-off is directed through the dry stream, they become seasonal creek-beds whenever it rains or when the site is irrigated. Dry streams also help minimize and filter storm-water run-off, which is an important issue. Keeping the water on site makes the landscape even more water efficient."

australian landscapes by ian johnson | Australian gardens – landscape & plants | GardenDrum

australian landscapes by ian johnson | Australian gardens – landscape & plants | GardenDrum

I'd switch out the small red plants for something with a deep purple but I like this design

I'd switch out the small red plants for something with a deep purple but I like this design

This design shows how a steeply sloping front yard can be tamed without using retaining walls.

This design shows how a steeply sloping front yard can be tamed without using retaining walls.


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Modern Native Garden Mona Vale Sydney - Landscapers Sydney http://www.peacefullandscapes.com.au/portfolio/modern-native-garden-mona-vale/:

Modern Native Garden Mona Vale Sydney - Landscapers Sydney http://www.peacefullandscapes.com.au/portfolio/modern-native-garden-mona-vale/:

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Australian native bush garden >>> Good idea for the house up the Coast, at least in the areas of yard not being shaded out by trees or used for herbs and veges.

Australian native bush garden >>> Good idea for the house up the Coast, at least in the areas of yard not being shaded out by trees or used for herbs and veges.

Australian native garden  ~ Great pin! For Oahu architectural design visit http://ownerbuiltdesign.com

Australian native garden ~ Great pin! For Oahu architectural design visit http://ownerbuiltdesign.com

Wildlife Garden Design Tip: Choose a Simple Color Palette ⋆ North Coast Gardening

Wildlife Garden Design Tip: Choose a Simple Color Palette

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