Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas

A mixture of plants and hardscape elements in a side yard. drought-tolerant garden restricts high water need plants for use as dramatic accents, such as this yellow climbing rose. A trellis offers a hardscape element in the garden.

grasses in a modern landscape design                                                                                                                                                      More

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

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

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

Modern Drought Tolerant Garden

Modern Drought Tolerant Garden // Great Gardens & Ideas // LOOOVE the color and drought tolerant is perfect for Austin yards!

PHOTOS: ROGER'S GARDENS In modern and contemporary water-wise design, plants are viewed as sculptural and their maintenance is often minimal.                                                                                                                                                      More

Drought-tolerant plants are perfect if you live in California or anywhere else! If you want to save water in the garden but don't want it to look like a desert, check out these water-wise tips!

Silver Dollar Gum Tree - wedding must-have. Just go plant one in your backyard now, I don't care if your 12 years old, this foliage will stay current! Plant it!                                                                                                                                                      More

Eucalyptus cinerea Silver Dollar Gum Tree - wedding must-have. Just go plant one in your backyard now, I don't care if your 12 years old, this foliage will stay current!

Drought tolerant plants for modern landscapes in San Diego                                                                                                                                                      More

This week, we continue our series on drought tolerant plants for certain styles of landscape, in partnership with Mooch Exterior Designs. Last week, we explored classic Tuscan plants for Spanish la. YOUR GARDEN ART PROJECT IS WAITING FOR YOU.

A successful Arid Tropical design relies heavily on the use of bold textures, strong contrasts and dense plantings, which is well executed here.                                                                                                                                                      More

CA Friendly Design Ideas

Thinking this would be amazing for the front yard under the eves. A successful Arid Tropical design relies heavily on the use of bold textures, strong contrasts and dense plantings, which is well executed here.

Native Everlasting Daisy Rhodanthe chlorocephala - these are a must for our native garden. I so love the colour.                                                                                                                                                      More

Native Everlasting Daisy (Rhodanthe chlorocephala) Grows naturally in the south of Western Australia extending into South Australia.

Protea 'Pink Duke' • Australian Native Plants Nursery • Plants • 800.701.6517                                                                                                                                                      More

Protea 'Pink Duke' part of the Proteaceae family with Pink flowers flowering in Winter-spring avaliable from Australian Native Plants located in Ventura, CA

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Kangaroo paws, grasses. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?                                                                                                                                                      More

Lochiel Park - behind the fence. Can anyone identify the silver leafed shrubs and the taller green shrubs behind the kangaroo paws?

Love!!! If I had a huge garden !!  Landscape designer Alan Fisher says, "Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect." For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page 135, Australian House & Garden, May 2013)                                                                                                                                                      More

Water-wise gardening doesn't mean you have to plant only natives. There's a huge list of world-wide plants you can use to spectacular effect. For more practical gardening advice, see our feature 75 Gardening Ideas (Page Australian House & Garden, May

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