25 Breathtaking Desert Landscaping Ideas

If there is a shortage of water, it need not be a problem when creating a garden. Artistic landscaping can be done even in the desert. A little imagination, creativity and some desert plants is all you need to get the right effect. Here are some desert landscaping ideas that have used very simple stuff with artistic results. Rocks, stones and pebbles are the major theme of desert gardens. Desert bushes look great with the stones. There are a variety of cacti from short and round to tall and spindly, all in different shades of green that look good in a garden.

Having a garden in a desert abode may seem impossible but it is not so. There are many different types of plants that grow better in desert conditions. Also, cacti in varying sizes, shapes and shades of green can make a landscaped garden look very classy. These are some ideas of desert landscaping that you will definitely find very creative. The layout and combinations are worth copying. There are ideas ranging from very simple with a few plants and rocks; to exotic gardens with cacti of different sizes and different colored rocks. These landscapes require little care as the plants are very sturdy.

Garden Lamps

Prickly cacti and ornamental garden lamps create a very rich looking desert landscaping.

Garden Lamps

Garden Lamps

Close Up

Just a few desert plants are enough to create a lovely fresh green look along the wall of this house.

Close Up

Close Up

Stones And Plants

Stone pathway leads to a superb group of plants in this artistic desert landscaping.

Stones And Plants

Stones And Plants

Cacti All Over

Ball shaped, tubular and all other forms of cacti characterize this as desert landscaping worth copying.

Cacti All Over

Cacti All Over

Garden Décor

Stone ornaments are the main theme in this desert landscaping besides the few plants.

Garden Décor

Garden Décor

Pebbles And Bushes

This desert landscaping looks great with the lovely pebbles and a few desert bushes.

Pebbles And Bushes

Pebbles And Bushes

Rock Garden

Pebbles and sparse bushes form a simple yet attractive desert landscaping.

Rock Garden

Rock Garden

Solitary Tree

A solitary tree provides shade in this lovely desert landscaping with pebbles and cacti.

Solitary Tree

Solitary Tree

All Stoned

Large rocks, medium size stones and tiny pebbles in different colors give this desert landscaping a uniquely attractive look.

All Stoned

All Stoned

Pathway Of Pebbles

A pathway of grey pebbles dotted with desert bushes looks very lovely as desert landscaping.

Pathway Of Pebbles

Pathway Of Pebbles

Pink And Grey Pebbles

Pink and grey pebbles form the major part of this lovely desert landscaping along with a single rock and a few plants.

Pink And Grey Pebbles

Pink And Grey Pebbles

Standing Alone

The neatly arranged stones and lawn have a tree standing alone to provide much need shade in this desert landscaping.

Standing Alone

Standing Alone

Rocks All Over

Rocks of different sizes strewn in a deliberately casual style make this desert landscaping looks superb.

Rocks All Over

Rocks All Over

Artistic Landscaping

Cacti, desert bushes and stones combine together to create very artistic desert landscaping.

Artistic Landscaping

Artistic Landscaping

Grey Cobbles

A cobbled street in grey is just perfectly suited for the bright yellow house wall in this desert landscaping.

Grey Cobbles

Grey Cobbles

Multitude Of Greens

Different shades of green desert plants have given this stone and wood desert landscaping a fresh look.

Multitude Of Greens

Multitude Of Greens

Brick Bordered Plants

A few bushes bordered with brick are a perfect complement for the concrete pathway in this desert landscaping.

Brick Bordered Plants

Brick Bordered Plants

Circular Stone Border

A circular stone border around this desert landscaping gives it rustic and artistic look.

Circular Stone Border

Circular Stone Border

Prickly Cacti

A prickly cactus growing tall makes a superb desert landscaping that requires very little care.

Prickly Cacti

Prickly Cacti

Conifers Copiers

This desert landscaping looks great with the conifer-like bushes and cacti in lovely dark green.

Conifers Copiers

Conifers Copiers

Boulders And Cacti

Cacti of different shapes, sizes and colors go very well with the large rocks in this desert landscaping.

Boulders And Cacti

Boulders And Cacti

Desert Stones

Stones and pebbles provide a lovely bed for the cacti and bushes in this lovely desert landscaping.

Desert Stones

Desert Stones

Waterfall And Bridge

A tiny wooden bridge over a waterfall cascading over rocks makes this a fantastic desert landscaping idea.

Waterfall And Bridge

Waterfall And Bridge

Strange Rocks

Strangely shaped rocks flank the artistically spaced bushes in the lovely desert landscaping.

Strange Rocks

Strange Rocks

Simple Design

Just a few green plants are enough to give a pleasant effect in this simply designed desert landscaping.

Simple Design

Simple Design

 

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Bedroom Ideas For Women, Cool Bedroom Ideas, Modern Bedroom Ideas and Mantel Decorating Ideas.

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