After final photo!: Steer clear of thirsty plants. Bold succulents—agaves, aloes & aeonium—give Brooke’s garden the tropical foliage she wanted without the heavy water requirements. There’s also a lot less lawn to be irrigated now—she left just en.
How to Make an Outdoor Water Garden Use easy-care water plants to make miniature fountains for small outdoor areas. (I love water gardens, but standing water = mosquitoes, so I'm conflicted. Maybe if there were frogs or fish.