Sarah and Roger Budarick’s drought tolerant garden, Boat’s End, in Australian House and Garden.

Sarah and Roger Budarick’s drought tolerant garden, Boat’s End, in Australian House and Garden.

Landscape designer Alan Fisher says, "Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect." For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page 135, Australian House & Garden, May 2013)

Landscape designer Alan Fisher says, "Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect." For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page 135, Australian House & Garden, May 2013)

Huge clumps of Agave americana, with its distinctive pointy leaves, combine well with the lime-green heads of Euphorbia and the bold pink flower spires of sprawling Echium, while Gazanias provide a pretty border in the foreground. South Australian water-wise garden

Huge clumps of Agave americana, with its distinctive pointy leaves, combine well with the lime-green heads of Euphorbia and the bold pink flower spires of sprawling Echium, while Gazanias provide a pretty border in the foreground. South Australian water-wise garden

low water plantings - home and garden.  LOVE all the colors.  Love that it's wild yet perfectly placed.  Olive trees are great.  No weed looking grasses.

low water plantings - home and garden. LOVE all the colors. Love that it's wild yet perfectly placed. Olive trees are great. No weed looking grasses.

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