Concrete stairs factor into the landscaping surrounding a modern house in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by: Dean Kaufman Photo by Dean Kaufman. This originally appeared in A Geometric Desert Home in Phoenix.
Care-free garden: Bullet-proof plants These aeoniums, papyrus, cordylines, kangaroo paws, and small palms need no fertilizer or pesticides—only occasional watering by a drip system and a little pruning. They also easily tolerate shifts from sun to rain.
Grevillea Superb - A medium shrub with large flowers in with a blend of salmon, apricot and lemon through out most of the year. Evergreen drought hardy shrubs with attractive foliage and masses of flowers. Ideal for a small hedge or scr