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[Total: 0    Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Modern Xeriscaping Ideas For Your Outdoor Space I spent the weekend xeriscaping my side yard, and I can honestly say that while it was very hard work, I truly enjoyed the process. I’m adding some finishing touches tonight, and I’m looking for a little bit of inspiration. Hence today’s blog post on modern xeriscaping ideas! Curious about xeriscaping? This form of landscaping is all about saving water. Drought-tolerant plants are frequently used, as are mulch and gravel. Not sure you’re ready to say goodbye to your grass? No problem! You can always xeriscape a portion of your yard, which is what I did in my side yard. This strategy adds dimension to your outdoor space by creating different areas (I chose gravel to create a rock garden of sorts). Not to mention, it makes the grassy portions of the yard seem extra special. I promise to share a few pics in a post at the end of the week, but until then, here are some amazing xeriscaped spaces to inspire you on your landscaping journey… Xeriscaping Pathways and Steps One of today’s most popular xeriscaping techniques involves pathways and stairsteps. That’s right–these transitional areas are perfect for the addition of gravel, stepping stones and yes, even plants! [from Huettl Design]

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