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View of Xeriscape Garden

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P Daly wrote:
This is one of the most inspiring xeriscape examples on houzz. Can you please name the plants shown instead?
   Comment   June 6, 2013
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Shelley Gardea
I'm so glad you like the examples of the xeroscape landscaping. If you want to find out about each plant and the names, please contact Scott Ward of White Sage Gardening. He is the mastermind behind this garden.
March 14, 2014 at 10:10am     
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michellenmoore wrote:
What is the orange plant in the back? Very beautiful design!
   Comment   May 28, 2013
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Farida Hamza
Euphorbia firesticks.
September 2, 2013 at 2:18am     
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do you have to spray the DG to keep it in place and keep it from getting mushy in rain?
July 10, 2014 at 12:29pm   
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

After a storm in 2010 damaged Call's house, she decided it was time to get rid of her backyard's grass and messy vines, and transform it into a peaceful xeriscape garden. Since her neighborhood has water usage restrictions, it was an easy decision to go drought tolerant. Call hired Scott Ward of White Sage Gardening to design her yard to reflect her love of the desert and decomposed granite and rocks. She says, "It was an awesome experience working with Scott as an artist. He brought so much of his own aesthetic to the project and went about things in a very organized and thoughtful way."
Marianne Lipanovich added this to Lay of the Landscape: Southwestern Garden Style
This xeriscape garden may not have a large array of plants, but the plants that are in place are so striking that the space feels full. Setting each specimen in its own space rather than crowding them together allows the homeowner to enjoy the individual beauty of every plant.
Houzz added this to Xeriscape
Drought-tolerant plants like succulents actually prefer less water.

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Landscape zeroscape
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fine natural rock color with plants
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This is NOT the look I am aspiring too. To sparse and dry.
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Landscape, plants
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love cactus
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beautiful plants
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Basic and pretty and NOTHING TO MOW!
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This kind of "desert" landscaping would look good on side between sitting area and office
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Desert landscape with color
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For behind the pool waterfall area.
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Wonderful xeriscape
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by choosing very specific succulents and spacing them apart it becomes art like and peaceful
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succulents in dg
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Desert plant
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Put structural no water plants on back slope
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Great desert plants
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landscaping for our mid century modern home
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the sand
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the plants. and the arrangement.
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Minimal plants but achieving nice color in a desert scape
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Stones and Rock Plants
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cactus garden
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Give cacti a chance
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More of what I am thinking
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looks like sand
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Cantero de arena para cactus
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Clean, drought tolerant
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orange succulent
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succulent arrangement outdoors
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Cactus garden for backyard corner
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Brick with inset
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Front yard cactus
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Wall with stones and sand
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orange plants
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Simple but elegant
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Totally drought tolerant xerascape
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Love the dessert feel
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Screened entry
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Awesome garden!
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Nice flowers
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space and type of cactus
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low water lanscape
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I love these kinds of succulents
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some of these plants are interesting
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Desert plants
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Love this.
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decomposed granite
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The plants
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gorgeous, large succulents planted in a courtyard or entrance. I love succulents, they are so sculptural and so bold, they always make such an impact no matter where you put them
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Simple Low Maintenance
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Jardín cito de adultos
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Low water
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open to sand, but ulcent ground cover might be better?
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Love desert plants
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middle plant
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front yard, but not so many plants
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Cool xero.. Not everywhere.. But cool
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So creative and beautiful
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Plants- agaves for around pool
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Landscape idea
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MBR courtyard idea
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like the Firestick euphorbia, and golden barrel cactus
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March 12, 2014
like the plants, but not the spacing and the randomness of placement
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Low water landscaping
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Oh what's not to love.
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The sand and wall match to give emphasis on the succulents.
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Clean look
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Sparse, but pretty.
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To sparse.
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Like the colors in this.
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plant placement
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Big plants
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Succulents! Probably the only thing that would survive in my own back yard =p
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Looks neat and uncrowded which we may have to do to combat weeds
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love the plants
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Cactus garden
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xeriscape pops of color
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The plants
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Cactus and Succulants
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Cactus plants in shade garden
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Easy maintenance....
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Clean yet colorful
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Color of brick
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I hate this no offense I would hate to have cactuses and a mini desert on my porch... Just sayin
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xeriscape ideas
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I like barrel cactus and century like plants only.
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