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.

The Gardener’s Guide to Xeriscaping

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

Drought-Tolerant Succulents

Hardy and handsome, these drought-tolerant gems are perfect for container gardens.


Top 10 Drought Gardening Ideas

Beat the heat with these ten drought gardening tips.


Colorful Drought Resistant Plants

Choose drought resistant plants for more color without using a lot of water.


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How To Create More Cacti From One…

Have you ever wondered how cacti reproduce? Okay, maybe not.  But, cacti, like many succulents reproduce by either seed or

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Growing Succulents From Cuttings

Succulents are by far, my favorite type of plants to grow.  They have such interesting shapes and thrive despite my


Cactus Flowers, Fruit and Shelter

Take a walk through the desert and you will most likely see cacti made up of flat pads covered in


Dahlberg Daisies for Dry Sunny Gardens

A few years ago, I came upon some Dahlberg Daisies (Thymophylla tenuiloba) at my local nursery, and fell in love


Fire Resistant Plants for Your Landscape

Danger from wildfire is a reality that many people have to deal with. Creating a defensible space around your home and


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How Do Plants Deal With Drought?

Much of the Southern half of the country has been experiencing drought.  For some, that means that their gardens have


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Skeletons in the Desert

Did you know that the desert is full of skeletons? Not the spooky kind, but another type of skeleton….those of


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How To Plant Agave ‘Pups’

Agave are often called ‘Century Plants’ due to the fact that they bloom once and then die.  However, unlike their


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The Beautiful Flowers of Cacti

It never ceases to amaze me each year when different species of cacti suddenly transform themselves by putting on a