Drought-tolerant garden with an elevated walkway, re-establishing native drainage patterns with a dry creek bed above a culverted creek.
Immediately after planting, with terraced patio on the background
A drought-tolerant garden provides ornamentation for a plain house.
Replacing a thirsty lawn with a drought-tolerant dynamic plant palette decreases irrigation, as well as being a more aesthetic alternative.
Over ten years the garden matured, and in late summer has a very different look. Seasonal variation is a key element of our garden designs.
Ten years after planting, the homeowner spends a couple of hours a month maintaining this drought-tolerant garden.
Temescal small garden, deck and re-used concrete patio.