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.

How to Grow Tropical Plumeria Flowers (Frangipani)

Get plumeria care and growing tips, including watering and overwintering. This tropical plant is fragrant and a good choice for containers.

Hummingbirds Love Penstemon Flowers (Beardtongue)

The flowering spikes of penstemon, also known as beardtongue, transform the garden in spring and summer and attract hummingbirds.

7 Drought Tolerant Succulents for Beginners to Grow

Succulents are beautiful, low maintenance plants. Discover what makes these drought tolerant succulents the hottest thing in horticulture.

7 Surprising Facts About Succulents

Succulents are much more interesting plants than you think! Get to know succulents with these fun and fascinating facts.

Top 10 Colorful Succulents You Should Grow

These easy-care colorful succulents will surprise you with their vibrant displays of sun-drenched yellows, reds, oranges and more.

Add Haworthia, or Zebra Plant, to Your Succulent Collection

One of the easiest indoor plants to grow and care for, haworthia succulents (also called zebra plants) boast spiked foliage...

Top 10 Seriously Cool Succulents That Make Great Houseplants

If you're looking for some eccentric, low-maintenance plants to keep you company indoors, look no further than succulents. Here are...

Transform Your Landscape With a Rock Garden

Artful arrangements of boulders, pebbles and stones reshape any dull landscape into a rock garden that stands out and sings.

Grow a Sweet Treat With Chocolate Fountain Sedum

For a delectable take on a classic sedum, try Evolution Chocolate Fountain. It'll bring in late-season butterflies with its rose-pink...

Top 10 Stonecrop Sedum Varieties to Grow

Splashy succulents transform outdoor spots from dull to dazzling. Grow these colorful stonecrop sedums to brighten up your garden.

Yucca Plant Care and Growing Tips

Find out if a yucca plant is right for your yard. See the zones and growing conditions these sun-loving plants...

What I Wish I Knew Before Planting My Succulent Garden

Go ahead, think beyond houseplants when it comes to these gorgeous, drought-tolerant plants. Follow just a few simple care tips...

Grow an Easter Cactus for Festive Springtime Flowers

An Easter cactus is as gorgeous as an Easter egg! Here's how to grow one. Also learn to care for...

Why Is My Paddle Plant Growing Sideways?

Interested in adding paddle plant to your houseplant collection? Learn how to grow this succulent, including why it sometimes grows...

How Often to Water Succulents

You need to use a "soak and dry" cycle with these popular plants—here's how.

How to Grow a Desert Rose Plant

Learn what a desert rose plant looks like, as well as which zones it grows best in, how much water...

Prickly Pear Cactus: Flowers, Fruit and Shelter

Prickly pear cactus blooms in spring and has benefits for wildlife. Here's what you should know about their flowers and...

15 Beautiful Pictures of Cactus Flowers

Even the most prickly cactus can have stunning blooms. Take a look at white, pink, yellow and more colors of...

Dahlberg Daisies Brighten Up Dry, Sunny Gardens

Dahlberg daisy plants have feathery foliage and yellow blooms. These drought tolerant, heat tolerant flowering plants attract butterflies.

How to Grow a Succulent Container Garden

Even if you don't have a big yard, you can still grow a succulent container garden. Find out how to...

Fire Resistant Plants for Your Landscape

In wildfire-prone areas, fire control is a must. You can still have attractive landscaping while choosing fire resistant plants.

The Gardener’s Guide to Xeriscaping

What is xeriscaping and is it right for your yard? Use this drought garden strategy to conserve water in any...

Drought-Tolerant Agave Plant Grows Well in Containers

Agave's spiky leaves make it a popular drought-tolerant plant. Here's how to care for an agave plant in your container...

Drought-Tolerant Butterfly Vine Loves the Heat

Need a drought-tolerant, heat-tolerant blooming vine for your flower garden? Butterfly vine might be the answer you're looking for.

How to Transplant and Grow Agave Pups

Agave plants bloom once and then die. However, agave do produce 'offsets' or as they are often referred to, agave pups....

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5 Flowering Drought-Tolerant Ground Cover Plants

Replace your thirsty ground covers with these flowering, drought-tolerant plants that are sure to add beauty to your garden while...

Drought Tolerant Aloe Vera Plants Are Easy to Grow

Beautiful and drought tolerant, aloe vera attracts hummingbirds and can be grown in almost any garden. Learn tips for aloe...

Expert Tips for Growing a Drought Tolerant Garden

You can still have a gorgeous garden even when rainfall is scarce. Follow these tips to grow a drought tolerant...

How to Grow a Drought Tolerant Rosemary Shrub

A rosemary shrub isn't just for cooking—rosemary is also a great ornamental plant that does well in the landscape, including...

Container Ideas: Miniature Succulent Fairy Garden

Looking for unique container ideas? Create a succulent fairy garden using succulents and miniature fairy garden accessories.

Growing Succulents 101: What You Need to Know

Interested in growing succulents? Here's what to know before starting your garden, including types of succulents to grow and watering...