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 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.

Drought Tolerant Succulent Superstars to Grow

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


How to Grow Fragrant, Tropical Plumeria Flowers

This tropical plant is drought tolerant, and can also be planted in pots. Get tips for growing plumeria, and see...

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...

Hummingbirds Love Drought-Tolerant Penstemon Flowers

The beautiful, flowering spikes of penstemon transform the garden in spring and summer, attracting hummingbirds from near and far.


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....


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...


What’s Wrong With My Succulent?

Need succulent troubleshooting tips? Find out what's wrong with your succulent and how to fix shriveled leaves and stretched out...


Container Ideas: Miniature Succulent Fairy Garden

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


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...


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...


How to Take Care of Succulents, Inside or Outdoors

Don't stress, but succulents do require a little bit of care. Here's how much to water succulents, and how to...


Grow a Flock of Hens and Chicks Plants

It's the perfect succulent for a beginner gardener — but what's with the name? Here's what you should know about...


Hoya Plant Care Tips from a Garden Expert

A hoya plant or a hoya heart plant is a perfect choice for a beginning succulent parent. Find out how...

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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...


Is a Donkey Tail Succulent Invasive?

A donkey tail succulent is adorable, with rows of bright green leaves. But is it invasive? Hint—make sure you are...


Does Your Jade Plant Need Repotting?

Here's how to tell if you should be repotting a jade plant into a larger container. Plus, get expert tips...


Top 10 Water Wise Plants That Will Thrive in a Dry Spell

Grow water wise flowers and shrubs that look absolutely gorgeous, help out pollinators and flourish in drought conditions.


Top 10 Flashy Flowering Succulents to Grow

Think all succulents are boring and green? Think again! Flashy blooms adorn the funky foliage of these flowering succulents.


6 Flowering Full Sun Desert Plants to Grow

Is your yard hot, hot, hot? Plants these flowering full sun desert plants that will grow and thrive even in...