Coan Waterfront Landscape, Camano Island, WACoastal Garden, Seattle

From the street, a round rock pathway leads to a small seating area next to the water with a small fire pit. Low maintenance, drought resistant and salt tolerant plantings were used in mass and clumps. This garden has become the focus of the neighborhood with many visitors stopping and enjoying what has become a neighborhood landmark. Located on the shores of Puget Sound in Washington State. Photo by R. Scott Lankford

Small nautical back xeriscape full sun garden for summer in Seattle with a flowerbed and decorative stones. —  Houzz
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At No 19 wrote:26 August 2018
  • susanglascoed

    Just be aware that conditions in the Pacific North West where the above excellent advice comes from might well differ from those in the south of England where you are. It matters!

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    At No 19

    Indeed! It’s worth a try though. Thank you

What Houzz contributors are saying:

fishertomlinbowyer
Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer added this to Create a Wow Garden With the Colour Purple19 April 2015

Go for carpets of colourA rich, deep carpet of colour is a clever way to plant up a large space, particularly handy if you don’t want a lawn. Here, the purple saxifrage is contrasted against a spiky grass that brings height to the garden and draws the eye along the whole length of the space.Discover more ways to go grass-free

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eljowers
Emily Jowers added this to Garden Features7 January 2020

Love the Asian-esque addition of the rock path

eljowers
Emily Jowers added this to Garden Plantings6 January 2020

Love the Asian-esque addition of the rock path

parksx2003
Anne S added this to Landscape1 January 2020

Like the big tall grass like plants

kumalae
RootBound added this to Everett's River Retreat20 December 2019

Planting Styles: Beachy. Simple plant palette. Not a lot of variety. Grasses, perennials.

plantingroots52
DesigningRoots added this to Contemporary Design5 December 2019

a shortlist of plants. miles of design

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