Wistar and Bertie's Garden
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After taking an Ocean Friendly Garden class, Wistar and Bertie conquered their annual rain runoff problem with their garden design - water from the south roof disappeared into the ground, and water from the north roof filled three 45-gallon containers.
A permeable pathway and berm keep the rain water from pouring into the street and their California native plants and drought tolerant plants keep water usage to a bare minimum.
Here is their plant list:
Festuca glauca, Dymondia, Juncus patens "Will Flemming", Anigozanthos "Soft Red", Salvia greegi "Red", Correra "Ivory Bells", Grevillea "Coastal Gem", Sedum "Blue Spruce", Helictotrichon sempervirens, Salvia "Mystic Spires", Deer grass
Chalk dudlya, Phormium "Maori Maiden", Agave Americana "Mediopicta Alba", Kalanchoe luciae, Dianella "Cassa Blue", Armeria "Red Ballerina", Carex flagilleria "Toffee Twist", Salvia "Alan Chicoring", Lavendula "Goodwin Creek Gray", Agave attenuate, Dichorondra "Silver Falls