Editor’s note: This is the first in an occasional series showcasing homes and gardens of distinction in Ventura County.


Pictured are a cluster of sedum, foreground; a flow of senecio serpens, center; and agave victoriae-reginae and aloe plicatilis, in rear of Chris Biehl’s dry garden.

Plus a nice echinocereus in the middle and a hoodia off to the left. I also see echeveria, a couple more aloe species, and even the corner of a graptopetalum. Anything else I’m missing?