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 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...


Top 10 Low Maintenance Perennials

These eye-catching, reliable plants keep on growing. Low maintenance perennials will save you money and add beauty to your backyard.


11 Succulents That Will Attract Pollinators

Succulents provide food and nectar for pollinators. Watch a bee, butterfly or hummingbird land on a succulent and witness a...


How to Grow and Care for Kalanchoe, Indoors and Outdoors

A popular succulent, kalanchoe boasts long-lasting flowers and interesting foliage. Get tips for kalanchoe care and re-blooming.

What I Wish I Knew Before Planting My Succulent Garden

The key to a happy succulent garden is planning and preparation. Here's what to do before you plant, plus how...


15 Ways to Conserve Water in the Garden

When rain is scarce, gardeners need ways to conserve water. Follow these tips to use water smartly and still keep...


Straw Bale Gardening: How Does It Work?

Take on the challenges of gardening in a new way with a straw bale garden. Bales hold moisture and provide...


12 Perfectly Pink Succulents for Your Home

Add hues of dusty rose, magenta or bright coral to your growing greenhouse with these pretty pink succulents.


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How to Care for a Christmas Cactus and Help It Bloom

Learn how to properly care for a Christmas cactus to ensure it blooms and stays alive all holiday season.


How to Propagate Succulents (for More Free Plants!)

Follow this easy step-by-step guide to learn how to propagate succulents from leaves and cuttings. Before you know it, you...


Drought Resistant Trees and Plants to Grow for Birds

Be water wise and attract more birds to your yard by planting drought resistant trees and plants for food and...


Succulent Christmas Trees Are the CUTEST Christmas Decoration—Here’s Where to Find One

If you aren't in the Christmas spirit just yet, these succulent Christmas trees will get you there fast.

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.


Bring the Beach to Your Garden with a Rare Dolphin Succulent

Swim right over to this dolphin succulent plant. These dolphin succulents will make a splash with your other favorite houseplants.


Growing Tips: Mother of Thousands Succulent Plant

Learn if the mother of thousands plant is a good choice to add to your outdoor garden. You can also...


Grow Autumn Fire Sedum for Late Season Color

Learn how to grow and care of Autumn Fire sedum. Enjoy this fall flower's seasonal color, wildlife benefits and year-round...


Top 15 Drought-Tolerant Plants That Can Handle Dry Weather

Even when the rain stops, these drought-tolerant plants keep going strong. They’ll survive dry conditions while adding color and texture...


Top 10 Heat-Tolerant Plants

Summer sizzles, and so do these beautiful blooms! Choose from these top heat-tolerant plants for your summer flower garden.


Drought-Tolerant Blackfoot Daisy Can Take the Heat

Native to the southwest, blackfoot daisy loves hot, dry conditions. Grow this gorgeous flower in the sunniest spot you have...



When Is the Best Time to Water Plants?

Water sustains not only us but our gardens. Make sure to water your garden efficiently and effectively, starting at the...

5 Attractive Drought Tolerant Shrubs for Your Garden

Here are five of our favorite drought-tolerant shrubs you should consider adding to your yard, to conserve water and add...


7 Surprising Facts About Succulents

Get to know succulents with these fun facts.


The Pros and Cons of Crown of Thorns

Crown of Thorns is easy to grow indoors and out. But there are few caveats to be aware of before...


Let’s Talk About Painted Succulents

The bright colors will catch your eye, but what are you really getting when you buy painted succulents?


How to Easily Grow Succulents Indoors

Even superstar plants need a little TLC. Here's how to grow them with ease.


Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Tips

Drought-tolerant landscaping, also known as xeriscaping, can be colorful and interesting. Get some tips to make the most of it.