Low-Maintenance Lawn Alternatives | Planet Natural
Turfgrass is simply not the best planting for many sites. Fortunately, there are a number of alternatives to grass that require less work and less water.
Xeriscape_Susan Blake design_Santa Fe, NM_MANN_003.tif | Charles Mann Photography
A colorful Xeriscape garden design by Susan Blake of Santa Fe, New Mexico, features many beautiful drought tolerant species, including Zauschneria, Stachys, Centranthus, lavender, Yarrow, Iris, Russian Sage, Gaillardia, and many ornamental grasses including Miscanthus.
Drought Tolerant Design & Xeriscape Landscaping | Planet Natural
Landscaping with minimal water or only the moisture nature provides was dubbed "xeriscaping" a few decades back and the term has caught on.
Water-wise makeover changes a Sacramento landscape
Homeowners take advantage of water district’s Cash for Grass program and turn their old, dead lawn into a blooming oasis.