Modern Low-Water Landscape

Smooth lines and succulents define the front yard of this modern home in Las Vegas, accentuating the natural beauty of the desert. Because they require little water, the plants add greenery with little maintenance. 

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Photo By: Jonathan Spears, ASLA

Striking Desert Landscape

The thin, long character of the lot coupled with a descent grade up to the entry door allowed for a creative layout with discovery along the way.

Modern Home Boasts Streamlined Landscape

Smooth lines coupled with modern design is reflected in the home's exterior as well as the front landscape. Plants that require little water and lots of sunlight work perfectly with the desert climate.

Concrete Steps to Home's Front Entry

Long concrete steps provide the pathway to the home's front entry. On either side, linear retaining walls hold a variety of succulents.

Desert Landscape Design

Succulents such as agave, euphorbia and yucca are separated by retaining walls and fill out the home's desert landscape.

Desert Landscape Includes Various Succulents

The landscape is speckled with a variety of succulents that work well with the hot desert climate.

Stylized Desert Landscape

Smooth concrete steps lead to the home's front entry, with low water plants filling the landscape on either side.

Front Landscape Features Agave and Euphorbia

Retaining walls help define the vase amount of low water plants in this landscape design. Here, agave and euphorbia are featured.

Rusted Steel Planters With Yucca and Agave

The homeowner sourced raw rolled steel instead of Corten to save a lot on the metal budget. A few squirts with the hose and voila - deep rust colored planters!