1 of 20: This is an oleander near the kitchen door. It blooms for about 6-8 weeks.
2 of 20: An orange colored prickly pear cactus.
3 of 20: This gate leads into the shade garden. Built of mesquite wood and enhanced with bits of old silver jewelry pieces.
4 of 20: Bird house for rent.
5 of 20: In the shade garden.
6 of 20: Entrance to the shade garden.
7 of 20: New path to the upper yard.
8 of 20: Paths everywhere!
9 of 20: This is the path to nowhere. Probably because I never finished it.
10 of 20: Century plant along side wild verbena.
11 of 20: I needed to hide this ugly utility pole.
12 of 20: Reused recycled wood from our old deck.
13 of 20: Still need more plants, but doesn't it resemble the side of an old barn? At least that was the idea.
14 of 20: Added black mulch this year. I like the contrast with all the caliche and white rocks.
15 of 20: The doggy yard complete with their own fire hydrant.
18 of 20: My herb garden.
19 of 20: I built this dry creek bed to keep heavy rains from washing the yard away. It works too!
20 of 20: They say when the purple sage blooms, it's supposed to rain.