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A well-groomed grass lawn has been the paradigm of a front or backyard for years. Aside from the fact that it becomes boring to see the same carbon copy of a lawn lining your entire block, there is another critical reason to consider breaking the mold. In areas experiencing severe droughts, such as Southern California, reducing water consumption is a serious matter.

When the Grass is Not Greener: 10 Plant Alternatives to Spruce Up Your Lawn

Rock Garden A rock garden can be an attractive alternative to a grass lawn. This one has a rock streambed as the centerpiece, with low-water perennials flanking and overflowing its sides. The gardens natural look offers a lot of color and visual interest.

Love the flow and the tree

Love the flow and the tree

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Veranda - Pergola and palette The wisteria vine on this pergola likely dates…

path through gravel with succulents to dining area. path to front door will be solid concrete.

“I love to play with the sculptural qualities of succulents,” says Kameon. To create an interesting flow in the garden, mix different…

Water-saving, no-lawn garden of Cyndi Kohfield | Digging

long shot of wood path, salvia greggii to immediate left, with sago, sedges, dianella plantings and the Texas yucca too.

Lounge area - a simplified version could work (maybe without the bits of paving to the side, and no chair under the pergola)

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Decomposed Granite Pathway

Rock beds next to decomposed granite pathway, separated by hard plastic edging, safe for the kids feet.