Color scheme, stone softened by nice gray plantings, water feature, coniferous tree in foreground

gravel courtyard, low maintenance garden, mix of green planting, low stone water feature, by Elysian Landscapes - Gardening Design

12 Plants for a Drought Resistant Garden

Introducing my 3 beautiful new seed collections, carefully chosen by me so you can have your planting designed by a professional designer for a fraction of the cost.

Jardín patio Toledo. Abril 2011 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Have to go with xeriscaping and low water in the cottage garden. Like these plants in the Jardin Toledo Gravel garden, xeriscaping, dry garden, mediterranean garden.

This combination of plants won't overwinter in Colorado, but consider the textures and shapes in the leaves-- hardy agaves, yuccas, joshua trees, sedums, and sempervivums would make a spectacular low-water garden.

Natural Backyard Landscaping Ideas, Save Money Creating Wildlife Friendly Garden Designs

For my house in garden designs: desert dreaming If you live in a hot climate, consider a garden scheme that is native to the region. Here, a wide array of succulents and cacti create a pleasing desert

If you live in a dry climate, expect to see water-saving gardening projects like this one.

10 Gardening Trends That Will Blossom in 2016

Low Maintenance Garden Landscaping Ideas 11 image is part of 75 Fantastic Low Maintenance Garden Landscaping Ideas gallery, you can read and see another amazing image 75 Fantastic Low Maintenance Garden Landscaping Ideas on website

Vivid drought tolerant plantings . Grace Design Associates

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play (tall one with red flowers is Kangaroo Paw--Anigozanthos flavidus) ¡\/\/\/\!

A garden you water four times a year (via Gardenista).

A Garden You Water Four Times a Year

Water four times a year: The dry gardens at Lambley are planted in large swaths of complementary colors and textures. Image via Lambley Nursery.

Game Keepers Cottage by Daniel Shea | HomeDSGN

Game Keepers Cottage by Daniel Shea

Leading from one section into another mirroring hedge arch and porch an oak pergola, weathered to silver gray, York stone pathway. Traditional herbs of lavender, purple sage, and bronze fennel

We love the harmonious proportions and the balance of form and colour of this La Quinta, California, single-family vacation house. Our favourite features are the views from the inside and the way the house sits on its site when viewed from various directions from the outside.  When you are indoors, each massive window frames a …

LA Quinta, California, Vacation Residence

Drought-friendly landscape

11 Gorgeous Drought-Friendly Landscapes

Shrader Design | Exterior Design

Before and After: A Malibu Garden for Grey's Anatomy Star Patrick Dempsey: Gardenista

Xeriscaping – landscape (an area) in a style which requires little or no irrigation. Xeriscaping is a water conservation concept that originated in Colorado and now spreading across the United States. The term Xeriscape is a combination of two Greek words – xeros meaning dry, and scape meaning view. It is not the same as “zero-scaping”, [...]

Xeriscaping, Drought Tolerant Land Cover

combining texture, shape, colour - Native Agave Garden "native to the southern and western United States, Mexico and central and tropical South America"