Waterwise Gardens bark

Olivier Filippi

The nursery and garden of Olivier Filippi in Mèze is one of the ex libris of dry gardening. A pioneer in irrigation-free gardening in the Mediterranean, Filippi has created a landscape full of texture and colour that changes as the seasons progress, but retains its harmonious structure throughout the year. The last photos in the set show trials for water-free alternatives to grass for lawns, and prove that different varieties can be just as well appreciated as conventional grass...