A frontyard is crafted to match a Greene & Greene Craftsman home in Pasadena
A couple sought a landscape that looked as turn of the century as their 1906 chalet-style Craftsman known as the John Bakewell Phillips house.
Landscape | Roger's Gardens
Landscape Our Favorite Screening Plants Summer is the time to be outside, but while in your garden a little privacy is nice. Walls, and buildings are sometimes better when obscured or softened with foliage. Here are our favorite screen plants that grow high, but can be kept narrow. Brite
Creating An Outdoor Oasis - Five Ways — Hurd & Honey
This spring we are going to attempt to create a backyard oasis. Here is the list of the five
Pacific Horticulture Society | Succulent Gardens
Succulents are seductive. Sophisticated designers and seasoned gardeners experimenting with creative container compositions revel in the plants’ graphic form, dizzying...
Ornamental Grass Is a Low-Maintenance, Drought-Resistant Plant Wonder
Low-maintenance, drought-resistant ornamental grasses are not only strong visual statements. They can also add privacy and shade to your outdoor space.
Dappled Shade, Designed by Greg Hebert Landscape Arch.
Dappled Shade. Featured plants: Dragon Tree, Century Plant, Maguey, Kleinia, Mexican Sage, Yellow Bush Spurge, Golden Toothed Aloe, Silver Dollar Plant
A Beautiful Duo with Agave 'Blue Flame' and 'Blue Glow
Simple but stunning, this Mediterranean duo includes two spectacular Agave hybrids. Imagine how gorgeous this duo becomes when backlit by the sun in early morning or late afternoon!
streetside with grasses and succulents
Because of this house, I spent a good part of yesterday afternoon trying to source a flat of Sesleria autumnalis or Sesleria ‘Greenlee.’ No luck yet, but I will not be deterred.
Planting Design for Dry Gardens by Olivier Filippi
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Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire' (Fire Sticks)
Resembling sea coral, Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire' (Fire Sticks) is a striking evergreen succulent shrub forming a thicket of brilliantly colored, loosely branching, vertical stems. As thin as pencils, the distinctive stems exhibit a reddish-golden color which fades to yellow shades in summer before changing back to redder tones in winter. When new, the stems bear small leaves that are inconspicuous and soon drop. Euphorbia tirucalli is prized by landscape designers who use it to add…
CA Friendly Design Ideas | Roger's Gardens
Need Inspiration?Below you will find over 100 local Orange County gardens that are all demonstrating California Friendly elements. We've organized this page by style of garden. If you need additional design or plant help, stop by Roger’s Gardens or contact our landscape department to inquire about complete California Friendly garden design and installation.
Junipero Serra no-mow fescue attracts attention
The grass makes an ocean of green waves half a city block long on the slope between Junipero Serra and Randolph Street. The area has been well irrigated since it was planted, but Downing says she will now cut water back to a lower maintenance level. If you would like to learn more about fine fescues as landscape plants, Downing suggests UC Davis Publication 8391, "No-Mow Fine Leaf Fescue Grasses for California Urban Landscapes," by Ali Harivandi. Harivandi says that research into the use…