describes this home and front yard landscape. Creative use of pavers, rock, mulch, wood, and plants paint a picture that is soothing and welcoming.
and explore. Varying color and texture in the foliage creates interest and is pleasing to the eye.
further into the yard and you will find two separate spaces. The more intimate space behind the low wall is for seating and enjoying a fire pit. A dry river bed collects water from the site and has a wooden “bridge” to cross over.
in the relaxing and semi-private space of the yard and watch the sun shine through the plumes of Muhlenbergia capillaris ‘White Muhly’.
the yard from the window
the bridge to greet neighbors who are passing by
the sunset while enjoying a warming fire
to the sound of a bubbling rock recirculating fountain and smile at the whimsical fish “jumping” out of the dry bed.
like Bulbine frutescens ‘Hallmark’ are climate appropriate for San Diego
like this Acacia cognata ‘Cousin Itt’ are a beautiful addition to a sustainable landscape. Plants native to south and west Australia are accustomed to the same climate as our San Diego region
like this Leucadendron ‘Jester’ also can thrive in our climate. Cuttings from the plant are great to bring into the house and they last weeks in a vase with a little water.