Natural planter full of succulents. I did this with moss but succulents would get it out of the shade and into more public places.

Succulent tree trunk - instructions are not in English but the idea is pretty basic. Tree trunk + removal of some wood + soil, water & succulents = awesomeness in your garden! You could even hang this from a patio at eye height.

Portulacaria afra- j'ai cette plante, elle a beaucoup besoin de lumière sinon les feuilles tombent toutes....

(hanging basket - Purple and Jade Elephant Food - grows like crazy and needs very little attention

Kniphofias (Red Hot Poker plants) grow along with other herbaceous plants in the grounds of the Garden House (near Buckland Monachoram) in South Devon. - by Markles55, via Flickr

Kniphofias (Red Hot Poker plants) grow along with other herbaceous plants in the grounds of the Garden House (near Buckland Monachoram) in South Devon. So how come these Red Hot Poker plants are orange?

Blood Liliy ...Day Lilies. These are really cool. Never seen these before.

Blood Lily - Scadoxus Puniceus Magnificus This grand amaryllis type plant found flowering underneath the corner of a local house has caused a great deal of effort and research.

Aloe aristata, indigenous to South Africa

Lace Aloe- bright light, dry gritty sand, shallow pots to avoid root rot, water away from rosette, thin layer of gravel on top of soil.

Cotyledon orbiculata, commonly know as 'pig's ear' is a native South African succulent plant. Bears orange-red coloured bell-shaped drooping flowers In South Africa, it is used medicinally; the fleshy part of the leaf is applied to warts and corns. Heated leaves are used as poultices for boils and other inflammations. Leaves contain a bufanolide which is toxic to sheep, goats, horses, cattle, poultry, and dogs.

Cotyledon orbiculata, commonly know as 'pig's ear' is a native South African succulent plant.

Nemesias -- indigenous to South Africa, flower in spring. Hybrids have been bred and are now grown overseas.

Nemesias -- indigenous to South Africa, flower in spring. Hybrids have been bred and are now grown overseas.

Aloe Variegata - Indigenous South African Succulent - 10 Seeds | Seeds for Africa

Aloe Variegata - Indigenous South African Succulent - 10 Seeds

Grasses Indigenous to South Africa

Grasses Indigenous to South Africa.the grass I like, not the water feature

Society Garlic: The leaves look like chives and if you walk by a planting of this South African native bulb and brush the foliage, you'll catch a whiff of garlic. The beautiful clusters of lavender-pink flowers have a sweet fragrance, similar to hyacinth perfume. They open up on tall stems from early summer until late fall. Noted for its drought tolerance. Southern gardeners can grow it year-round outdoors; it tolerates summer heat well and blooms for months. The plants do best in full sun.

Society Garlic- The common name for this lovely hardy perennial is "lady garlic." It is VERY drought resistant and grows well in pots or in the ground. Perfect for my front yard!

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