The front porch
Isn't this a great spot to sip on some coffee and watch the sun set? This is so typical SW....old Mexican style bench, vigas, wreath made from cactus pads, adobe, wagon wheel, planter made from horse shoes, clay pots. You have it all here. The photo was taken at a horse ranch.
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30 Beautiful Backyard Landscaping Design Ideas | Yard Surfer
We’ve been digging deep and have compiled a list of Beautiful Backyard Landscaping Design Ideas. Transform outdoor spaces with our hand-picked selection.
Cottage garden with Blue gate_Santa Fe.tif | Charles Mann Photography
In the southwest and Rocky Mountain areas, water wise landscape designs come in all colors and shapes and incorporate a wide range of both nativespecies as well as appropriate adapted plants, ranging from succulents and cacti to endemic penstemons and traditional perennials. A Santa Fe garden vignette features lavender, buddleia,poppies and other colorful and drought tolerant plants.
This is to add to my previous post on Sacred Geometry. I had so much fun composing it, that I decided to dive further into the Fibonacci sequence. From the macro to the micro world, we can see a mu…
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Pilosocereus azureus is a spectacular blue cactus native to the semi-tropical areas of Brazil. Its dramatic color is amazing, even more stunning in the middle of green plants. The blue gets bluer as the cactus ages.Blue Torch is a tall pillar type cactus with downy fur along the ribs and beautiful golden spines. At night, it blooms white flowers that are pollinated by bats and sphinx moths. This is an excellent cactus for growing indoors on a windowsill or in your patio. It grows quickly…
Susan Blevins_Taos, NM_ Patio with gate and bench_MANN_#51.tif | Charles Mann Photography
Susan Blevins of Taos, New Mexico, created an elaborate home garden featuring containers, perennial beds, a Japanese themed path and a regional style that reflects the Spanish and pueblo architecture of the area. The front patio is embellished with a blue bench and colorful container plantings.
Catherine Clemens home garden_Santa Fe, NM_MANN_0011.tif | Charles Mann Photography
Landscape Architect and garden dseigner Catherine Clemens concieved and created this colorful and drought tolerant xeriscape garden and home landscape scheme at her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
9 Fabulous Xeriscape Ideas ~ Bless My Weeds
To start off, let’s give you an idea about what “xeriscaping” means. “Xeros” is a Greek word that means “dry.” Xeriscape landscapes require less irrigation than traditional landscapes and therefore conserve water (and your money!). While especially popular in desert areas like Arizona and other parts of the Southwest, elements of xeriscaping can be incorporated …
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Set against the backdrop of a dreamy desert landscape, The Joshua Tree House tells a Story that soothes and inspires.