Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas: 10 Inspiring Succulent & Cactus Gardens

Mother's Day DIY Gift Ideas: 10 Inspiring Succulent & Cactus Gardens

Create a mini garden-using cactus plants that are low-maintenance and don’t require too much space or watering.// Mini Cactus Garden Full of Color and Design

ground level deck

Budget-Friendly Ideas for Outdoor Rooms

Inexpensive building materials such as gravel, cinder blocks, and pressure-treated wood form the backbone of the design. Tile backboard and salvaged plywood, stained a soft blue and attached to a custom frame, give the tiny yard privacy.

Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.

Ground Cover Creeping Sedum - fast-spreading, drought tolerant and easy to keep in check. It grows in the hot, full sun or in the shade. It doesn't seem to have any special soil requirements. In June, it's covered with tiny yellow flowers.

Turn teacups into plant holders.  Great for Easter or tea party

Turn teacups into plant holders.

One of my favourite grassland plants.... Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Native Australian grassland plant- Craspedia, otherwise known as Billy Buttons

Xeriscape idea for partial dry river bed in front yard.

Dry gardening for arid climates. No special watering required. Usually involves native plants, as here. Seen in front of the biology buildings on the University of Texas campus, Austin. Read more here:

✯ #Eucalyptus Macrocarpa #Succulents 1000 et 1 #Plantes sur  :   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Céline-RIGAL/1395066590742487?ref=hl

The fossils from Stony Creek, South Australia included relatives of <i>Eucalyptus macrocarpa</i>, also typical of Western Australia

Sneak Peek: Ingrid Weir. "A year and a half ago, this garden was mostly weeds. The gravel base was inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden in Dungeness in the UK. The flowers were bought over the Internet and have taken amazingly. One local theory is that the soil is very fertile due to all the gold and fruit trees that enrich it!" #sneakpeek

"A year and a half ago, this garden was mostly weeds. The gravel base was inspired by filmmaker Derek Jarman’s garden in Dungeness in the UK. The flowers were bought over the Internet and have taken amazingly.

Replace the lawn with drought-tolerant grasses, then add young trees and a paved area beside the front door.

Fresh Front Yard Facelift - Sunset Magazine

Drought-tolerant yard Replace a boring lawn with golden gravel dotted with an ornamental grass like deer grass (Muhlenbergia rigens), then add a few accent plants like blue-leaved Weber agave--all of which can withstand a low-water climate.

Great idea for grass-free backyard.  Mondo grass, rock border.

No Mowing Required

Chrysocephalum apiculatum.  hardy Australian native plant

Ghostly-Grey Plants for Autumn

Native Australian Plants: Chrysocephalum apiculatum (grey leafed form) full sun to partial shade

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