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10 Ideas for a Creative, Water-Conscious Yard

Whether you’re looking to cut back on water use in the garden because of drought (hello, California!), or simply because you’d like to spend more time enjoying your yard and less time watering it, making the most of this precious resource starts with the right design and the right plants. Here are 10 yards with creative solutions to the quandary of how to use less water.
10. Use small plants where you can see them up close. Even the tiniest touch of green can make a big impact when used in the right spot. Consider using an outdoor coffee or dining table to showcase your favorite small specimens of succulents or a miniature fairy garden — it’s sure to be a conversation starter.