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Garden design by carolyn mullet: Plant stairs with succulents - this actually works very well, the succulents thrive on the heat from the stone in summer. If you periodically wash the stairs off with (Garden Step Gabion)

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Ill probably do this to be eco freindly and save water. And its pretty How to Make Your Garden Water-Free This is what I want on the west side of my house. But it's full sun. Anyone know who these kinds of plants do here in Utah?

Colorful plant palette – drought tolerant plantings – low water – shadow play

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

Sedum Ewersii  planted between stones

Sedum Ewersii Blue-gray leaves with pink blooms. It makes a neat little shrubby mass about 4 inches high.

California-Friendly Plant: Wild Lilac - The sweet smell of lilacs is not out of reach for your CA-Friendly garden. Many wild lilacs are native to our region & thrive w/ only the water provided by Mother Nature, even during summer. There are several varieties of wild lilacs for you to select for your garden, ranging from low, spreading ground covers & shrubs to small trees.  Season: Spring.  Size: 1.5-20 ft.  Color: Blue or purple flowers.  Water: None.  Sun: Full.  More at www.MNWD.com.

Lilac essential oil, recipes and stories. White Lotus Aromatics is a beautiful site for many types of essential oils, blend recipes and folklore. said pinner

campanula is another California friendly plant that gives you a  lot of bang for your buck. I tuck it here and there into shady areas and watch it spread.

campanula is another California friendly plant that gives you a lot of bang for your buck. I tuck it here and there into shady areas and watch it spread.

Blush Leucadendron - This low compact shrub will add spectacular color to your garden or patio. It is an ideal low maintenance, plant with low water use in gardens and pots.  http://rogersgardens.com/outdoor-gardens-garden-rooms/

Seasonal Plants

Cleveland Sage   Drought tolerant landscaping need not be cactus and rocks as there are plenty of California natives and California friendly plants that are colorful and beautiful year round.

Cleveland Sage Drought tolerant landscaping need not be cactus and rocks as there are plenty of California natives and California friendly plants that are colorful and beautiful year round.

California-Friendly Plant: Kangaroo Paw - G’day mate! This Aussie native features colorful, small, tubular flowers that bloom with six tiny pointed petals that look like the front paws of a kangaroo.  They prefer well-drained soil and don’t need much water, making these colorful Aussies the perfect summertime addition to your CA-Friendly garden.   Season: Summer.  Size: Varies based on hybrid.  Color: Red, pink, yellow.  Water: Low.  Sun: Full.  Visit www.MNWD.com.

kangaroo paw plant - if you want to try something a bit different then kangaroo paw is an option for a February winter wedding. It comes in red, orange, yellow and muted pink.

California Friendly landscape still thriving in the winter. A vingette outside of our Landscape Design Studio  http://rogersgardens.com/outdoor-gardens-garden-rooms/

California Friendly landscape still thriving in the winter. A vingette outside of our Landscape Design Studio http://rogersgardens.com/outdoor-gardens-garden-rooms/

The moody Gomphrena ‘Itsy Bitsy’ - Full sun, heat & drought tolerant. Profuse tiny purple blooms. Perfect for cutting. Grows 5’x5’  http://rogersgardens.com/outdoor-gardens-garden-rooms/

Seasonal Plants

The moody Gomphrena ‘Itsy Bitsy’ - Full sun, heat & drought tolerant. Profuse tiny purple blooms. Perfect for cutting. Grows 5’x5’ http://rogersgardens.com/outdoor-gardens-garden-rooms/

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