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.
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.
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.
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