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Tough-as-Nails Perennial Garden Plan

Plant This Tough-as-Nails Perennial Garden Plan for a Gorgeous, Low-Maintenance Landscape

A fuss-free yard doesn't have to be boring. Keep the color coming all season long with this easy-care design.

Drought-tolerant perennials: Mojave Sage-Among the most beautiful of the sages, Mojave sage offers beautiful pink blooms that look good well into fall. Even when not in bloom, its gray-green foliage is lovely. Like other salvias, it's great for hummingbirds and butterflies. And it's a great cut flower.

14 Drought-Tolerant Perennials That Will Look Good, Even Through Dry Spells

When summer heat kicks in, you can rely on these drought-resistant flowering plants to hold their own and still produce beautiful blooms and foliage.

Australian Garden

A Garden You Water Four Times a Year - Gardenista

Australia is the driest inhabited continent, a fact that might scare off some gardeners. Not David Glenn. Two decades ago Glenn, a nurseryman from England

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Pacific Horticulture Society | Lush, Colorful, and Water-wise: An Impossible Dream?

Beauty, variety, color, shade, and water savings—all at the same time. It doesn’t get any better than this. One neighbor has already followed our lead and installed a smaller water-wise garden and several others promise to follow. We hope that our experience continues to encourage others to get on the water-wise bandwagon, as our western water supplies become more and more precious....

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Are you a Water-Wise Homeowner?

Are you a water-wise homeowner? Learn what plants are extra thirsty. Also learn how to reduce water use in your yard by season and plant type.

Dry garden with drought tolerant ground cover low maintenance plants thymes nepeta helianthemums summer flower July.

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Anise Hyssop - This tough, drought-tolerant perennial looks beautiful for months in summer and fall when it's covered with spikes of lavender-blue, licorice-scented flowers.

8 Fall-Blooming Native Plants You'll Love for Adding Late-Season Color to Your Garden

Native across much of North America, these perennials (and one shrub) bloom late in the season and often keep going until frost. Plant them throughout your landscape to extend the floral show, as well as provide food for many pollinators that are still out foraging until winter begins.

Australian Garden Watered 4 Times a Year

A Garden You Water Four Times a Year - Gardenista

Australia is the driest inhabited continent, a fact that might scare off some gardeners. Not David Glenn. Two decades ago Glenn, a nurseryman from England

Create a Water-Wise Herb Garden—Yarrow, society garlic, sage, lavender and santolina keep their good looks even when weather turns dry.

Create a Water-Wise Herb Garden

By combining herbs that thrive under dry conditions with several time-tested strategies for reducing moisture loss, you easily can grow an herb garden that requires little or no supplemental water.

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Beautiful DIY Garden Paths And Inspiration

Lead me up the garden path :D Building a well designed garden path is a great way to take your visitors for a tour around your yard. It guides them to the areas you want them to see. Your garden path also connects various parts of your garden, giving it a sense of order and cohesiveness. Garden stepping stones make it easy for you to walk through areas in your garden after rain. They keep your feet dry and the mud outside your home. One thing that landscapers know for certain is that paths…

American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana and cvs.)   Zones: 5 to 9  Size: Up to 6 feet tall and wide  Conditions: Prefers partial shade; fertile, well-drained soil. Drought performance: To deal with drought, the shrub wilts and, in extreme cases, drops its foliage and goes dormant. Once it receives water, it quickly recovers its vitality. In addition to having survived the 100-year drought, the shrub showed a resistance to insects and diseases.

10 Drought-Tolerant Shrubs - FineGardening

Because we are constantly faced with the challenge of drought, we have committed ourselves for the past 15 years to identifying traits in shrubs like drought tolerance and performance history in addition to their natural attraction. Here are the standout shrubs that still look sexy in the scorching, dry heat.

Monarda (also known as "bee balm") is an easy to grow perennial that requires little care and tolerates poor soil and survives in dry areas. I have it growing in purple and red . The plant attracts butterflies and bees---both wonderful pollinators for the garden. I would not suggest planting this around a pool if you have one . They do not make good cutting flowers. Beautiful colors available.

A Large Image of Monarda Scorpion Fl from Plant Encyclopedia

A Large Photo of Monarda Scorpion Fl from Plant Encyclopedia

Salvias and more Salvias!

No grass yards

No-chores backyard Easy-care plants and materials create a low-maintenance garden that can fend for itself for weeks at a stretch. See how durable furnishings, bulletproof plants, no-fuss flooring, and clever details make it work. I live in a state that is difficult to grow grass, it has to be re-planted every spring. I found this article while searching for a maintenance friendly idea. The cost of the wood deck would pretty much cover the cost of replanting every year. Big on features, not…

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Are you a Water-Wise Homeowner?

Are you a water-wise homeowner? Learn what plants are extra thirsty. Also learn how to reduce water use in your yard by season and plant type.