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Specializing in colorful, water-conserving gardens

Specializing in colorful, water-conserving gardens

Waterwise Garden

  • Nary a straight line in sight, graceful, decomposed granite paths wind past showy displays of white Iceberg roses backed by fluffy, gray mounds of Morning Light coast rosemary and deep burgundy Chinese fringe flower.

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An Award-Winning Waterwise Garden


Heart of Goleta

We transformed this large, corner lot from a boring expanse of Bermuda grass into a beautiful, water-conserving landscape.

Graceful olive trees stand sentry over mounds planted with colorful Mediterranean plants that bloom year-round in shades of purple, pink and white. A split-rail fence and wispy shrubs provide screening from the busy street. Carefully placed boulders showcase the soft interplay of gray, blue, burgundy and green foliage. Winding paths of flagstone and decomposed granite lead past the owner's beloved roses, which are thriving in the midst of low-water ornamental grasses, graceful perennials, species geraniums and a smattering of native plants.

This abundant garden is home to an avid gardener and proud recipient of both Goleta Valley Beautiful's 2013 Best Single Family Residential Design award, and the Goleta division of Santa Barbara County's 2013 Waterwise Garden Recognition Contest.