The sod and boulder design had been completed upon my first visit to this foothill site. The owners were looking for colorful plant material to add interest, especially during the warm season when the foothill grasses turn blonde for the year. The Tolleson’s Blue Weeping Juniper irregular and freeform growth habit breaks the straight line of the garage wall. Low growing Verbena and Artemisia add color without obscuring the boulders. A pot near the front door softens a hard corner and adds color.