Drought Tolerant Gardening

From drought gardening advice to recommendations on the best drought resistant flowers, make the most of the dry conditions in your backyard with these expert tips.

Top 10 Drought-Tolerant Plants: Portulaca

Top 10 Drought-Tolerant Plants

Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants prove that the show must go on. They’re sure to survive dry conditions while adding distinctive color and texture to your garden.

Hens And Chicks: Low Maintenance Perennial

Top 10 Low Maintenance Perennials

Beautiful and reliable plants don’t have to be a gamble. These low maintenance perennials will save you money on watering and add beauty to your backyard.

Rain barrel


Use this drought garden strategy to conserve water in any environment.

Growing Succulents from Cuttings

Blog: Growing Succulents From Cuttings

Growing succulents from leaves or stems is easy when you know the tricks. Take cuttings from friends’ plants, or start them from your own for gifts.

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What Flowers Are Worth Deadheading, In Your Opinion?

Hey, gardeners! I'm getting ready to write a blog post here about deadheading, and why it matters (and when it doesn't). Which flowers do you think are worth…
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