Mediterranean gardens are a bold way to landscape. Bright colors in red, yellow, orange and purple are usually seen. Bold architectural plants are used along with soft ornamental grasses to introduce sound and movement into the garden. Water features and elaborate stonework are a part of some projects. Mediterranean plants are easy to grow in…

Creating a Mediterranean entry for this Roripaugh Ranch home in Temecula was a delight to do. Overlaying the existing plain grey concrete with carefully selected flagstone made an immediate difference. Removing the grass and installing colorful Mediterranean plants and a bubbling fountain finished everything off nicely. In the back yard, an all dirt lot was…