I'm considering spreading pea gravel over the backyard grass, like in this photo. Pretty tired of being a slave to the grass watering every summer, not to mention the costly water bills.photo by Andrew Montgomery
GROW YOUR OWN FOOD veggie garden - get a small pop up greenhouse and go grocery shopping in your own backyard. Eat healthy - connect with nature daily, stay as strong as you can as the cure for cancer approaches!
The color of the flowers, the bloom time and the overall garden design are all a big part of this but, perhaps, the most important thing to consider is the amount of sun the garden plant needs. - My Cottage Garden
Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue' - A wonderfully spiky tall summer flowering perennial, with blue spherical blooms, resembling a mace in form. Best grown on loose soil in full sun, and a wonderful cut flower.