In order to hide a water softener, we offset two ocotillo fence panels and let Mexican viper snapdragon vines grow through them. The design also includes a fountain and pots from Stonesmith Garden Vessels (, and large specimen yuccas from Mountain States Wholesale Nursery ( This garden, which as of 2013 is seven years old, has become lush. The homeowner has healed-in the runners of the ‘Silver Falls’ dichondra so that if forms a dense mat and the rain lilies have multiplied into lush bouquets.