Native grasses and wildflowers were used throughout the landscape design of this home in Santa Barbara. The result is gardens that are low water, full of color and harmonious with their natural surroundings.
Black-and-white checks add a little fun zip to the backsplash behind this kitchen's pot filler faucet. A bowl of bright green apples and a wildflower bouquet are easy ways to bring in more life and color.
A gentle stream flows through the heart of this backyard, highlighting an array of lush vegetation and vibrant annuals. Anyone who wanders around here will certainly feel compelled to stop and smell the wildflowers.
This charming wildflower garden will be loved by the nectar-gatherers in your neighborhood. White shasta daisies are framed by red bee balm and red dwarf coreopsis and create a bright, cheerful planting.
Entertain and embrace a carefree, casual vibe and opt for a simple do-it-yourself floral arrangement. Collect retro soda bottles from thrift stores and tuck a few seasonal wildflowers and fresh herbs in each one.
Wildflowers bloom on the far side of the living room with the help of some vintage wallpaper. By layering a bold, midcentury mirror and console table on top of the delicate design, Caitlin Murray created a cool juxtaposition of shapes and styles.
A large double vanity incorporates brushed bronze hardware and a central shelving unit. Speckled brown and white marble countertops brighten the darn green vanity, and a vase filled with wildflowers and ornamental grasses decorates the space between the two sinks.
The designers wanted to incorporate this backyard pool into the surrounding rural landscape. To do it, they bordered the pool on three sides with grass and added wildflowers to the poolside garden. A rustic fence encloses the vignette, adding farmhouse-style charm.
The designers incorporated this backyard pool into the surrounding rural landscape by bordering it on three sides with grass and planting wildflowers in a poolside garden. A rustic fence adds farmhouse-style charm. Meanwhile, a pool house sits on the other side of the patio.
Welcome a native Amerian wildflower to your garden with sunset hyssop (Agastache rupestris). This blooming beauty brings a rich root beer aroma to the garden. Flowers appear on the plant from late summer to frost, unfurling in shades of sunset-orange. Pollinators mob this wildflower. It grows best in well-drained soil and is extremely drought tolerant once established. It’s a good plant for a xeriscape or low water-use garden. Wait until spring to cut back old growth. Plants grow 20 to 24 inches tall and 16 to 20 inches wide. Hardy in Zones 4-10.
Give your centerpiece a true farm-to-table touch by adding a clear glass vessel inside of a wire basket, then surround it with fresh eggs. For a truly rustic look, stick with wildflowers like daisies or alstroemeria and local, organic eggs ranging in color.