Dry garden

This combination of plants won't overwinter in Colorado, but consider the textures and shapes in the leaves-- hardy agaves, yuccas, joshua trees, sedums, and sempervivums would make a spectacular low-water garden.

Natural Backyard Landscaping Ideas, Save Money Creating Wildlife Friendly Garden Designs

best garden designs: desert dreaming If you live in a hot climate, consider a garden scheme that is native to the region. Here, a wide array of succulents and cacti create a pleasing desert - Gardening Worlds

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)

15 Backyard Design and style Ideas Transforming Your House Into a Relaxing Haven

15 Backyard Design and style Ideas Transforming Your House Into a Relaxing Haven 5.1

Russian sage, Verbena bonariensis, Mexican Feather grass, Miscanthus, purple and grey plant combination design by Giardino Segreto

If you live in a dry climate, expect to see water-saving gardening projects like this one.

10 Gardening Trends That Will Blossom in 2016

If you live in a dry climate, expect to see water-saving gardening projects like…

Try a modern japanese dry garden.  Great idea for hot and dry weather conditions.  Use some appropriately selected pots with really exotic floral arrangements to add some color.  Use a hidden drip line to keep them watered in some properly placed pottery.  Elegant, nice, easy to maintain and relaxing to enjoy.  A great place to nap or read.

Try a modern japanese dry garden. Great idea for hot and dry weather conditions…

Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover

Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover

original pinner says: This grassy succulent spread takes much less effort…                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Author sees growth in trend of replacing lawns

original pinner says: This grassy succulent spread takes much less effort, water, & chemicals than a lawn, and delivers way more beauty! Photo by John Evarts

Game Keepers Cottage by Daniel Shea | HomeDSGN

Game Keepers Cottage by Daniel Shea

An oak pergola, weathered to an attractive silver gray, ushers visitors down a York stone pathway. A glazed ceramic urn provides a focal point at the end.

Have to go with xeriscaping and low water in the cottage garden.  Like these plants in the Jardin Toledo 2009: detalle plantación patio. Jardín mediterraneo, grava, jardín seco. Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean

Have to go with xeriscaping and low water in the cottage garden. Like these plants in the Jardin Toledo Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean garden.

Xeriscaping – landscape (an area) in a style which requires little or no irrigation. Xeriscaping is a water conservation concept that originated in Colorado and now spreading across the United States. The term Xeriscape is a combination of two Greek words – xeros meaning dry, and scape meaning view. It is not the same as “zero-scaping”, [...]

Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover

combining texture, shape, colour - Native Agave Garden "native to the southern and western United States, Mexico and central and tropical South America"

Nice placement of the large and small integrating plant life and the lines of the deck. Bravo!

Nice placement of the large and small integrating plant life and the lines of the deck.

I love this combination! The red Leucadendron, possibly 'Winter Red' and the Phormium  really pop among the greens and blues of the agave, aloes, and palms.

For our side garden! The red Leucadendron, possibly 'Winter Red' and the Phormium really pop among the greens and blues of the agave, aloes, and palms.

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