30 Best Drought Tolerant Plants That Grow In Lack Of Water
All plants need water to survive but some can also do well with little quantity of it! Here are some Best Drought Tolerant Plants!
No More Mowing: 10 Grass-Free Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn
Many of us have a love-hate relationship with our lawns. Although we enjoy the cool carpet of green grass to lie on and play on in summer, no one wants to spend hours every weekend mowing and trimming—not to mention battling weeds, insects, and fungus, and aerating, feeding, watering, and seeding. Turf lawns take a lot of time and money to maintain. They require the use of precious water resources to keep them alive, and the pesticides and herbicides we apply to them can damage the…
Flowering All Year Long... - Ramblings from a Desert Garden
I love color in the garden. My garden is full of flowering shrubs and perennials. I am blessed to live in an area where it is possible to have flowers in my garden 12 months of the year. My favorite way to accomplish this is to include plants that flower most, if not all year […]
Great Garden Plants: Plant Nursery for Home Gardeners
HOT and DRY. Drought tolerant Ice Plant (Delosperma) is right at home along this cement curbside. Few sun perennials can take such less-than-forgiving locations yet still provide months of bloom all summer long.
Candytuft: A garden must-have! - Live Creatively Inspired
If asked to recommend one Spring flowering garden plant, I would answer with Candytuft, a pretty evergreen perennial! Here's why!
Create a Carpet of Color in Your Yard with Groundcovers
Weed-smothering groundcovers are ideal for troublesome spots in your yard where grass won't grow (or you don't want to mow). See some of the Costa Farms' gardening experts' top picks for easy-care, colorful groundcovers.
Creeping Thyme Is a Great Ground Cover for Sunny Areas and Pathways
Creeping thyme plants (Thymus vulgaris) can serve as ground covers or filler plants between stepping stones in sunny areas. They can also be used in cooking.
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Fragrant Carpet Phlox Garden These brightly hued plants spread rapidly and thoroughly across your garden space, providing colorful flower coverage with plenty of ease and little attention necessary - Grows to approx. 2'' to 6'' H - Perennial - Bloom time: mid- to late spring - Full sun to partial shade - Hardy in zones 3 to 9
What to do when a lawn won't grow
Creeping phlox. A mixture of groundcovers and stone can help fight erosion and create a border on your lawn. Q. I hope you can give me advice on my lawn problem. I seem to be losing more lawn every year,...