Tiburon Hillside

The hillside garden responds to movement of the wind, flow of the water and warmth of the sun with an artful integration of storm water management practices. Rhythmic landforms and a grassy swale slow stormwater flow, allowing it to percolate into the ground and divert it away from the house. The meandering path and sitting area nestle in a warm pallet of colors maximizing the use of the side property and views of the San Francisco Bay. Low maintenance and drought & deer tolerant planting provide a gracious transition between the built environment and the adjoining openlands.

Michele Lee Wilson Photography

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kissemee added this to The Front of the Yard3 days ago

Front yard when we rip down that weird thing in the front yard... put down along fountain

Anthea L. added this to Front Yard4 days ago

I like the mix of plants. They're all CA native drought resistant.

lisajimenez added this to Lisa Jimenez' Garden6 March 2021

Not most favorite flowers, but love that the hill is covered and low water.

mtguy added this to Landscape4 March 2021

Frame steps with accent (i.e. red) plants

cyndioreilly added this to plants for hillside16 February 2021

mix in lavender and smaller plants near the bottom

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