Hillside rock garden

Google Image Result for http://michaelweishan.com/gardenblog/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/spanish-garden-2.jpg

Very nice

Google Image Result for http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/handp/media/medit_350x300_266.jpg

Backyard Planted with hydrangeas, dahlias, and irises, hillside garden.

flagstone path to shed

Pretty.

desert+hillside+landscape | Phoenix Living: Backyard Waterfalls for Desert Landscaping

flagstone path to go around the garden

Creating desert landscapes in arid climates is a challenge only if you're trying to emulate gardens found in moister regions. If you're new to gardening in dry climates, consider these ideas for your desert landscape.

desert dreams

Southwest Xeriscaping...... water conservation / green landscaping

desert landscaping

Great desert garden idea - could be used for fairy gardens

Google Image Result for http://nativeson.com/images/dark-starberkeley.jpg

desert rock garden color inspiration gold, yellow/brown, red brown

Google Image Result for http://ucanr.org/sites/scmg/files/30047display.jpg

Mojave Rock Ranch Designs has done many spectacular renovations in the High Desert, Palm Springs, Los Angeles and Miami Beach. Description from mojaverockranch.net. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Google Image Result for http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_1z8vUPfJecU/TKAFGaxRgTI/AAAAAAAAQ9Y/4dCZAEL8CLY/s400/Kew%2BMediterranean%2BGarden%2B0709.JPG

garden

Really got into these after my trip to Dana Point last summer. And, they do great in the desert!