California Friendly Low water and low maintenance, California Friendly gardens strive to conserve our resources and keep our waterways clean. These gardens have it all: bold forms and also strong on color and texture.
Creative use of poured-in-place concrete pavers—such as off the living room, where they break up a low-maintenance lawn of June grass—give the irregularly shaped lot a sense of order. Foxtail ferns and blue chalk sticks, a succulent, lend dashes of color
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.