GARDENING GUIDESHow to Spot a Drought-Tolerant Plant
Label? Who needs a label? Learn the characteristics of plants that can thrive in hot, dry conditions to help you pick the right onesFull Story
GRASSESVersatile Breeze Mat Rush Sails Into Drought-Tolerant Yards
Grassy Lomandra longifolia thrives year-round in shady and sunny gardens, in containers and in the groundFull Story
GARDENING GUIDES10 Plants for Colorful Fall Blooms in the Drought-Tolerant Garden
Want fall color but not a big water bill? Consider these not-too-thirsty fall bloomersFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Teucrium Fruticans for Drought-Tolerant Gardens
The silvery-gray foliage and blue flowers of this Mediterranean native stand out in low-water landscapesFull Story
NATIVE PLANTSGreat Native Plant: Grow Wild Quinine for Its Unique Clusters of Blooms
Get connoisseur cred and unique blooms with this uncommon plant. Bonus assets: It’s low maintenance and drought tolerantFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Skyblue Aster (Symphyotrichum Oolentangiense)
This showy aster tolerates dry conditions and brings in the pollinators with its violet-blue flowers in fallFull Story
GRASSESGreat Design Plant: Deer Grass
Give wildlife a snack and give yourself a break — this food-source grass is easygoing in many climates and conditionsFull Story
NATIVE PLANTS10 Top Plants Native to the Desert Southwest
Get a thriving garden despite unforgiving conditions with these tough, unthirsty, sun-loving beautiesFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Garden Combo: 3 Soft-Looking Plants for a Dry Climate
Weave a romantic tapestry with this drought-tolerant combination of plants as tough as they are lovelyFull Story
GARDENING GUIDESGreat Design Plant: Beloperone Brightens Casual Desert Gardens
Hummingbirds feast on its red or yellow flowers, and its drought tolerance and low maintenance will satisfy your need for easeFull Story
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