I have a whole basement full of rocks my dad collected while living, so why don't I have something like this in my yard in his honor??? Gardens Ideas, Garden Ideas, Rocks Gardens, Deserts Yards Landscapes, Front Yards, Deserts Backyards, Gardens Design, Deserts Landscapes Ideas, Backyards Landscapes
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Designing with Succulents A rock garden can give a diminutive succulent a place to shine. Here, hens-and-chicks tucks into a rocky crevice and stands out from the rocky site with its contrasting green and red hues. Although succulents may look fragile, they can thrive in intense sun and do well in dry conditions with little maintenance.
Lovely rock garden! ~~ great idea for that little patch of yard at the sidewalk that never gets enough water and is always buffeted around by traffic...
Six Steps Cottage Garden1. Start small. As confidence grows, increase the size. 2. Invest in soil. Add organic matter yearly. 3. Position plants carefully. incl. spring-flowering bulbs, purple coneflower, wild indigo, 'Stella d'Oro' or 'Happy Returns' daylily, New England aster, Russian sage. lady's mantle, lambs' ears or blue fescue. 5. Cover soil. "Mulching helps maintain soil moisture levels 6. Make it automatic. Use drip hoses.