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Desert landscape makeover
Photo by Sharon Cohoon

Exotic front yard makeover: After

A tapestry of succulents replaces the old turf. Designer Kendra Berger used 5 kinds of aloes, two types of aeonium, Bulbine frutescens, Agave attenuata, and lots of blue Senecio mandraliscae to play off the Moroccan blue of the pots.

She added a new set of pilasters along the stairs—perfect perches for more pots—and faced the risers with blue and white Spanish tiles.

She also suggested painting the arch around the bay window a slightly darker color than the base color, changing the trim color, and replacing the awnings.

Read more in Fresh Dirt, our garden blog

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