Yard Decorations

(Las Cruces NM)
While house sitting for a friend, I walked around the neighborhood where almost every yard had interesting decorations. They mostly had a nice balance of vegetation and ornaments.

Yard Decorations

In the southwest, stone and sand replace grass for the lawn. The scarcity of water makes this a good option. The plants used generally need little moisture and are watered with drip irrigation.

Bird Ornament
Dinosaur Arrangement
Happy Guy

Hardscape like rocks, structures, and fountains add contrast. Plus, the yard ornaments provide color and  interest. Some use lighting that provides charming accents at night.

Lizard on a Ladder
Marble Birdbath with Flowers

Everyone in this community tries to make their yard attractive. Together it provides a pleasant environment.

Camp: Friend’s Place
Scene: Neighborhood, yard ornaments

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3 Responses to Yard Decorations

  1. Nancy June 9, 2020 at 11:14 am #

    Ha! Everyone tries to make it look interesting except me! I just try to keep mine from looking like a total disaster!! 😜

  2. Richard Rousseau June 10, 2020 at 2:37 pm #

    By personalizing your Site shows you take pride in it. Decorating for a Desert-scape is far different then we had in Ontario where the grass never stops growing.
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It’s about time.

    • Pleinguy June 10, 2020 at 6:45 pm #

      Thanks Richard. I appreciate you noticing.

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