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Accenting your home with natural elements, from flora and fauna to stonework and water features, makes for an instantly inviting space for guests (and not to mention a restful retreat for you!). Let these outdoor design ideas for shrubbery, walkways, and more inspire you to create your own beautiful backyard garden or front lawn oasis.
Plain and boring backyard design is unappealing. Unsightly junk laying in a yard corner can be an eyesore. Lushome shares a collection of beautiful ideas to turn your garden design and yard landscaping into creative art projects. Unique yard decorations, art installations, vertical gardens and
While using native plants are among the best desert garden ideas, you can also use adaptive plants from similar regions. Ice plant makes an excellent ground cover and many sedums and sempervivum, like hens and chicks, will thrive in rocky gardens and containers. Choose tall plants for shade such as Acacia, Mesquite and Desert Willow.
Yellow-blooming desert marigolds (Baileya multiradiata) add splashes of sunshine amid the cacti and sage. They'll readily reseed themselves and naturalize among their companion plants. Learn More about the Plants. Artemesia. Caryopteris. Century plant. Desert spoon. Oleander. Potentilla. Prickly pear cactus. Red autumn sage. Russian sage. Spurge. Verbena. Yucca
The materials you choose for your desert landscaping can be natural or synthetic, but should work well with your plant life. Rocks, stone, pebbles, sand and concrete are top choices because they require no water, little maintenance and are virtually indestructible.