olive trees in courtyard. Evergreen, soft grey tones, hardy and easily shaped. My husband really wants one of these in our garden so he can have an "on-tap" supply of olives and a reminder of my Italian roots.
Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. Plant some ornamental Kochia Scoparia grass. It’s a a hardy and drought-tolerant foliage plant that germinates super fast. They start out green but turn a pretty red color once it starts to get colder.
A pondless waterfall saves space and reduces workload. If you would like a water feature in your yard but would rather skip all the cleaning and algae removal and what not that goes with a pond check out this waterfall how to from Backyard Design Ideas.