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Water Wise Landscapes

By Melanie | Published: January 14th, 2015

This residence is a perfect example of a xeriscape landscape. Pebbles and mulch paired with drought tolerant succulents reduce the amount of water use on site and provide a low maintenance alternative to residential landscaping. We used an existing cactus as a focal point in the middle of a large gravel bed, anchored by large boulders.


Looking at the landscape and the curvilinear lines that separate planting areas from pebbled areas.


Potted plant material accentuate the architectural style of the residence and become a focal point in the front yard and remain visible from the interior of the house.


Landscape pebbles and natural stone pavers are used to replace lawn and concrete and provide a permeable alternative for the landscape.

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Dasylirion planted amongst boulders, pebbles, and sedum groundcover.