Tag Archives: xeriscape

Salad for Supper

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Farmer Lill, Y’all

With xeriscape front and back, my stepping stones and spots of color from drought-resistant plants was not quite enough.  I have one container tomato plant and actually have harvested the first 3 tomatoes.  No worm damage, no bird damage, no … Continue reading

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Desert Gold

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Our Xeriscape–the New Disneyland!

Who knew our barren yard would be such a hit with the grandkids!

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Butterfly on My Flutterby!

My purple Flutterby bush is a pretty drought-resistant plant that brightens up my xeriscape yard.  It was probably named by a dyslexic gardener or a gardener with a sense of humor. At any rate, while I was waiting patiently for my … Continue reading

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Moonscape, Zeroscape, and Xeriscape

After the creative demise (I mean xeriscape treatment) of our backyard, we decided to do the front yard this summer.  It seems the responsible thing to do in the desert because the amount of fertilizer, water, and labor to keep … Continue reading

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Color Me Xeriscape

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The Beauty of Xeriscape

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The Color I Steal from My Neighbors

I am so glad my neighbors have not gone xeriscape because otherwise I wouldn’t get to steal all their color. As we speak (or virtually schmooze), a load of pea gravel is being dumped in the front yard.  The disease … Continue reading

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We Interupt This Program . . .

We (royal we, I guess) interrupt this previously scheduled program of Descanso Gardens shots–all flowers, all the time–to bring you this new very yellow visitor to my yard.  It looks like a Northern (Bullock’s) Oriole.  A new one for my bird list.  The orioles … Continue reading

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