(native gardening) Gorgeous mix of Mediterranean and California native plants in this low-water landscape designed by Arleen Ferrara of Satori Garden Design. This is like the California version of Beth Chatto's dry garden in the UK.
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The Design Files x The Planthunter - Birchgrove garden. Simple sandstone stepping-stones lead from the house through the garden. An angels trumpet tree (Brugmansia spp.) hangs over the pathway, with beautiful scented blooms in summer.
I would love to walk under this gorgeous canopy and allow the dense foliage provide cool shade during the warmer months, then as the weather cools and the leaves fall, the winter sun is allowed to penetrate. The flowers are highly scented.