Vegetable Gardening Guide

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Water Smarts: Foliage plants shine in this drought-tolerant garden. Many drought-tolerant plants offer less-showy blooms, but make up for it with interesting foliage, such as Japanese bloodgrass. Plants in curb strips catch water before it hits the street. Replace grass with drought-tolerant plantings, which also help prevent erosion. Shade can fight against water loss: Plants lose a lot of moisture from evaporation on hot days. Grasses and artemisia offer beautiful foliage in this bed.

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

Front Yard Sidewalk Garden Ideas: Filling beds with low maintenance, easy-care plants, such as these ornamental grasses, including fountain grass (Pennisetum) and blue oat grass (Helictotrichon) Via BHG

possible idea instead of a full deck, maybe something like this with wood privacy screen?

Fire pit area idea: Raised-bed covered with pea gravel or maybe filled with crushed granite. The chairs and pots and stuff don't appeal to me, but the raised-beddyness does.

leucadendron and flax

Not Australian native plants but would look good with native plants. Leucadendron 'Safari Sunset' (the shrub) is large, evergreen and open and has fantastic flowers great for cutting.

Garden labyrinth with pavers and grass

Garden Labyrinth by Live Wire Spirit - Garden Labyrinth Photograph - Garden Labyrinth Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

Santa Rosa Labyrinth design could do this in a small space for a peaceful, prayerful walk

(Santa Rosa Labyrinth Foundation) Something like this with moss in place of the plantings might work beneath the trees in the side yard.

Garden inspiration using Australian native plants

Ornamental grape/ Boston Ivy for north facing pergola? Garden inspiration using Australian native plants

Garden inspiration using Australian native plants

Ornamental grape/ Boston Ivy for north facing pergola? Garden inspiration using Australian native plants

nicely designed raised bed garden incorporated into small yard + slate pavers.

Vegetable boxes incorporated into small yard. Note the trellis at the back of each bed. This would be very pretty along the back and provide a place to attach vines and fruit branches - like the stone path around the garden

Paver and moss(?) patio labyrinth. @Pam Sprute

DIY Labyrinths

Garden Labyrinth by Live Wire Spirit - Garden Labyrinth Photograph - Garden Labyrinth Fine Art Prints and Posters for Sale

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