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…

Plant lemon seeds from your lemons! Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house.

Plant lemon seeds from your lemons! Lemon leaves smell so good. Awesome for kitchen, bathroom, or any place in the house. Plant lemon seeds from your lemons!

Hometalk :: Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard

Native, Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Yard

Given our current drought situation in Southern California, THIS was the best year to take out our front lawn and put in native, drought tolerant plants. // native drought tolerant plants for your yard, gardening, landscaping

Drought Tolerant Perennial Garden- good reference for those plants not needing lots of moisture...not that i live in a dry area, i just forget to water sometimes :/

Drought Tolerant Perennial Garden- good reference for those plants not needing lots of moisture.not that i live in a dry area, i just forget to water sometimes :/ butterfly bush miss ruby maiden grass morning light red hot poker russian sage

Vivid drought tolerant plantings . Grace Design Associates

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play (tall one with red flowers is Kangaroo Paw--Anigozanthos flavidus)

Eucalyptus macrocarpa - Rose of the west, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species

Eucalyptus Macrocarpa - Rose of the West, a favourite, hardy, bird-friendly Australian native species aka red flowering gum.

Lemon grass is a natural mosquito repellent and grows quite tall. Plant some in deep planters and place on the patio or where you will have people sitting, and you will also have a privacy hedge with the height the grass grows. The scent is very appealing, not like sprays contains deet! It is a perennial grass so you won't have to worry about planting it again!!

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…

This minimalist ring is fashioned solely from branches of grevillea, an Australian native commonly grown on the U.S. West Coast. "It's one of my favorite plants for wreaths," says Thompson. "I love how the narrow leaves are green on one side and silver on the other, which creates an ombre effect."

This minimalist ring is fashioned solely from branches of grevillea, an Australian native commonly grown on the U.

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) - just one of Western Australia's uniquely beautiful wild flower species!

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock

Orange foliage: Libertia peregrinans

12 Great Drought-Tolerant Plants

Libertia peregrinans (Orange Libertia): Thin, stiff orangey blades of this iris relation from New Zealand reach 2 feet tall and half as wide. Clusters of inch-wide white flowers bloom in spring and summer. Zones and Drought tolerant

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