DIY Dry Creek Beds • Wonderful Ideas and Tutorials! Perhaps where we need drainage have this and when monsoon hits it will be a real one...

DIY Dry Creek Beds

Would make for a nice natural break between the hostas and grass I'll be putting in between the backyard trees DIY Dry Creek Beds

Grasses

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

Eucalyptus ficifolia:  Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific colle

Echeveria secunda in rock wall by Sweetstuff "Candy", via Flickr

Love this idea of using succulents to fill in a rock wall. Use different succulents to add colour and variety. (Echeveria secunda in rock wall by Sweetstuff "Candy" / Magic Garden

Australian natives are a great choice for your garden - growing easily and attracting native birds

Australian natives are a great choice for your garden - growing easily and attracting native birds. Red and green Kangaroo Paw

Australian native garden

Australian Native Garden at the Royal Botanical garden in Sydney - protractedgardenprotractedgarden

Drought-tolerant garden

Drought tolerant garden - Salvaged weathered ironworks contrast against the colourful plant varieties.

Grevillea 'Long John' - This pine-like shrub is native to Australia. It blooms heavily in Spring and occassionally through the summer.  Its flowers attract hummingbirds, and it makes a good screening plant for windows.  It can grow 8-10 feet tall and 5-8 feet wide.

grevillea Long John, upright rounded shrub tall x wide with thing, long needlelike leaves, Likes full sun and well-drained soil.

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