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Bridle Road Residence Cape Town

Here is the Modern Gubbins House Design by Cape Town-based Antonio Zaninovic Architecture Studio and collaboration with Rees Roberts & Partners. This house is located at the base of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa

Love this! The soft textures... I even like the green between the pavers.

Love this! The soft textures... I even like the green between the pavers.

Many a beautiful meadow have been created by Piet Oudolf. He is probably best known for his projects working alongside prominent pieces of architecture. Projects such as The High Line, New York by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Serpentine Pavilion, London by Peter Zumthor. He now works alongside Architect Luis Laplace on a new gallery for Hauser and Wirth. An art project in Somerset, to be completed this year. See more here - http://www.oudolf.com

Autumn colour: Piet Oudolfs design for Pensthorpe, where drifts of grasses and perennials come into their own at this time of year

5th and state: How to add IMPACT to your Gardens

Those look like olive trees? Grasses and agaves -- a drought-tolerant alternative to lawn in hot, dry climates. Oehme Van Sweden drought tolerant demonstration garden with grasses and agave at Cornerstone.

Crane flower, Geel piesang, Bird-of-Paradise or Strelitzia. It grows naturally, only in South Africa's eastern coast, on river banks.

Crane flower, Geel piesang, Bird-of-Paradise or Strelitzia. It grows naturally, only in South Africa's eastern coast, on river banks.

Kooigoed : Native to South Africa, Helichrysum petiolare is a a silver-hued foliage plant ideal for edging, bedding and containers. Licorice plant provides a cool backdrop for pastels and contrasts well with jewel toned blooms and foliage. It is also drought tolerant and very easy to grow. Licorice plant is grown as a perennial where hardy and an annual bedding plant where tender. It prefers full sun and tolerates partial shade.

Native to South Africa, Helichrysum petiolare is a a silver-hued foliage plant ideal for edging, bedding and containers. Licorice plant provides a cool backdrop for pastels and contrasts well with .

Kooigoed : Native to South Africa, Helichrysum petiolare is a a silver-hued foliage plant ideal for edging, bedding and containers. Licorice plant provides a cool backdrop for pastels and contrasts well with jewel toned blooms and foliage. It is also drought tolerant and very easy to grow. Licorice plant is grown as a perennial where hardy and an annual bedding plant where tender. It prefers full sun and tolerates partial shade.

Native to South Africa, Helichrysum petiolare is a a silver-hued foliage plant ideal for edging, bedding and containers. Licorice plant provides a cool backdrop for pastels and contrasts well with .

Game Keepers Cottage by Daniel Shea

Game Keepers Cottage by Daniel Shea

Reflection pool with brick edging and herbaceous planting. Photography by Elliot Hook Source: Garden Design Magazine

Piet Oudolf planning a planting

Piet Oudolf ~ Gräflicher Park, Bad Driburg in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Garden With Pink Hollyhock Plants : Hollyhock Plants Enhance The Look Of Your Summer Garden

Garden With Pink Hollyhock Plants

Garden With Pink Hollyhock Plants : Hollyhock Plants Enhance The Look Of Your Summer Garden

Path through drought tolerant meadow garden with Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans), Little Bluestem grass (Schizachyrium scoparium) and Dwarf Goldenrod (Solidago spathulata) and Juniper hedge (Juniperus monosperma)

Grass meadow green roof garden with Atlas Fescue (Festuca mairei) and Brachypodium retusum Mediterranean False-brome as naturalistic groundcover for California home

Ceratotheca triloba (South African Foxglove)

Ceratotheca triloba - South African Foxglove - tall x across. Blooms late spring 'til frost in full sun. Available from Bustani Plant Farm.

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