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Makeover #1 is just brilliant! I loved that all the lawn was replaced with beautiful waterwise plants and that pathways were created through it all. Great job!

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Thanks for the link to the new interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone map!

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Maurie Smith

The new terra-cotta walkway looks lush with those plantings! The creeping fig on the home's facade adds a nice touch to the Spanish Colonial style.

Those water-wise plants are a great swap from the old lawn. 'Provence' lavandin, Little Miss Sunshine rockrose, and 'Pink Sugar' African daisy sound like a beautiful mix. Preserving the mature trees was a smart move for that layered look. Great job on the renovation!

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