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A well-groomed grass lawn has been the paradigm of a front or backyard for years. Aside from the fact that it becomes boring to see the same carbon copy of a lawn lining your entire block, there is another critical reason to consider breaking the mold. In areas experiencing severe droughts, such as Southern California, reducing water consumption is a serious matter.

Rock Garden A rock garden can be an attractive alternative to a grass lawn. This one has a rock streambed as the centerpiece, with low-water perennials flanking and overflowing its sides. The gardens natural look offers a lot of color and visual interest.

A well-groomed grass lawn has been the paradigm of a front or backyard for years. Aside from the fact that it becomes boring to see the same carbon copy of a lawn lining your entire block, there is another critical reason to consider breaking the mold. In areas experiencing severe droughts, such as Southern California, reducing water consumption is a serious matter.

Rock Garden A rock garden can be an attractive alternative to a grass lawn. This one has a rock streambed as the centerpiece, with low-water perennials flanking and overflowing its sides. The gardens natural look offers a lot of color and visual interest.