Agave plants may feel like you’re toeing the line between garden sanctuary and cactus city, but layering with a dense, creeping plant — like this green spruce sedum — keeps things feeling lush. -- modern landscape by D-CRAIN Design and Construction
Less grass to mow and usable, edible plants? Cor-Ten steel forms the garden’s walls and stairs—and alludes to the iron-mining heritage of the surrounding land. Mint, chives, chard, and tomatoes fill discreet stepped beds.