David Ramirez removed his front lawn and replaced it with drought-tolerant plants that attract birds and butterflies.
A Woodland Hills yard before it received a drought-tolerant makeover.
Now, a new path paved with decomposed granite breaks up the yard and allows for meandering.
The garden in 2014 before it was filled in.
Among the new plants: salvia, dwarf rosemary, English lavender, Russian sage, Mexican petunia, feathery cassia and kangaroo paw.
Ramirez added redwood mulch to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth.
A new decomposed granite path helps with yard maintenance.