Information About Xeriscape Gardens

Perhaps you are new to xeriscape garden design or need help with choosing plants for xeriscape gardens. Either way you’ve come to the right place. Our xeriscape gardening info is packed with tips and information for designing and maintaining xeriscape landscapes. Learn how to design xeriscape gardens and which plants work well in them. There are many xeriscape garden design options available to the home gardener that will fit nearly any landscape setting. So keep reading to learn more.

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Popular Desert Wildflowers – Tips On Growing Wildflowers In The Desert

Native desert-dwelling wildflowers are hardy plants that have adapted to arid climates and extreme temperatures. If you can provide all that these wildflowers require, there?s no reason you can?t grow them in your garden. Click here for more information.

Gardening Without Water – How To Garden In A Drought

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Knowing how to garden in a drought will protect your existing plants and can help you grow food crops in low moisture conditions. Use the tips for gardening in a drought, which are found in this article, to help get you started.

Shade Xeriscape Plants: Xeriscaping Ideas For Creating Shade

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Water wise gardening is all the rage, especially in areas without consistent rainfall. Hot and sunny locations are the usual target so it can be a challenge to try to bring shade to the area to further enhance the water conservation goals. Find out how in this article.

Drought Tolerant Rose Types: Are There Rose Plants That Resist Drought

By Stan V. Griep, American Rose Society Consulting Master Rosarian – Rocky Mountain District

It is possible to enjoy roses in drought conditions. Just look for drought tolerant rose types and plan things out beforehand to get the best performance possible. Read this article to learn more about the best drought tolerant roses.

Heat And Drought Tolerant Perennials: What Are Some Drought Tolerant Plants With Color

Water is in short supply across much of the country, and gardening means making the best use of available resources. With advance planning and low maintenance, drought resistant perennials, you can. Click here for more info.

Shrubs For Arid Conditions: Learn About Drought Resistant Shrubs For Landscapes

By Teo Spengler

One of the best ways a gardener can cut down water usage is to replace thirsty bushes and hedges with drought resistant shrubs. You can find lots of species to choose from, and the info in this article will help. Click here to learn more.

Best Drought Tolerant Ground Covers: Heat Loving Ground Cover Plants For Gardens

You can find drought tolerant plants for nearly any situation, including heat-loving ground cover plants and ground covers that withstand drought. Read here for tips and information about a few of the best drought tolerant ground covers.

Drought Tolerant Ornamental Grasses: Is There An Ornamental Grass That Resists Drought

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Ornamental grasses are often considered to be drought tolerant, but some of the warm-season grasses are better suited to the dry conditions and certain regions. There are several that will perform well and this article will help.

Best Drought Tolerant Annuals: Choosing Drought Tolerant Annuals For Containers & Gardens

As drought conditions worsen across much of the country, it?s time to pay close attention to water usage in our homes and gardens. Read this article for tips and information about a few of the best drought tolerant annuals.

Drought Tolerant Herbs: How To Grow Drought Hardy Herbs

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Many gardeners are looking for solutions to minimize water usage by seeking out plants that thrive with less irrigation. Growing a drought tolerant herb garden is ideal. How to grow drought hardy herbs and which culinary herbs resist drought? Read here to learn more.

Drought Tolerant Lawn Grass: Is There A Drought Tolerant Grass For Lawns

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

That green expanse of lawn requires regular moisture, especially in the dry season. Drought resistant grass is an option or you can choose to use a substitute for grass. This article will help with both. Click here for more information.

Growing Drought Tolerant Trees: What Are The Best Drought Tolerant Trees

By Teo Spengler

These days many people are concerned about impending water shortages and preserving water resources. Growing drought tolerant trees is one good way to make the home landscape more resistant to dry weather. Click here for more info.

Drought Resistant Vegetables: Growing Drought Tolerant Vegetables In Gardens

By Amy Grant

What types of drought tolerant vegetables work best in a low water garden and what are some other tips for growing low water vegetables? Click on this article to find out and get suggestions for growing low water crops.

Good Plants For Dry Areas: Water Storing Features Of Desert Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Drought tolerant desert plants also have unique and wonderful adaptations while providing imaginative form and grace for easy care arid region gardening. Click on this article to get some suggestions on good plants for dry areas.

Best Vines For Hot Gardens: Tips On Growing Drought Tolerant Vines

By Amy Grant

If you are a gardener living in a hot, arid climate, I?m sure you have researched and/or tried a number of drought tolerant plant varieties. There are many drought resistant vines suited for dry gardens. This article has some vines for hot gardens.

Desert Winter Garden: Tips For Winter Gardening In Desert Regions

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There are numerous plants for winter desert gardens. Caring for desert plants that are in ground for year-round landscaping takes some special maintenance and attention. Learn more here.

Xeriscape Flowers: Drought Tolerant Flowers For The Garden

By Heather Rhoades

Just because you garden in an area that has little rainfall does not mean that you are restricted to growing limited plants. You can use xeriscape flowers from this article in your garden.

Xeriscape Shade Plants – Plants For Dry Shade

By Heather Rhoades

When creating a garden, sometimes you don't have enough sunny space, but you may be surprised to discover the variety of xeriscape shade plants that are available. Read here to learn more.

Xeriscape Landscape Design Ideas For Clay Soil

By Heather Rhoades

When creating a drought tolerant garden, one of the more difficult soil types to come up with xeriscaping ideas for is clay soil. But with a little knowledge from this article, that can be overcome.

Xeriscaping Tips For Container Gardens

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

If you're looking for a great way to conserve water in the garden, then xeriscaping with containers may be the answer you've been looking for. This article will help get you started.

Xeriscaping Ideas For A More Water-Efficient Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Xeriscape gardening is a good way to cut down on water usage while still having a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape. Read this article for tips on creating a water-efficient garden.

Xeriscape Solutions For Common Landscape Problems

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

There are plenty of problems that can tarnish the beauty of your yard, and almost every landscape has at least one. So what is the best solution to handling them? Read this article to find out.

Xeriscape Principles: Tips For Water-Wise Xeriscaping

Armed with an understanding of basic xeriscape principles, we can enjoy beautiful gardens without wasting valuable resources. The article that follows provides tips for water wise gardening and xeriscape designs.

Xeriscape Design Ideas

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

The xeriscape planning and design process should not only organize landscape ideas but also identify the specific needs of the plants the gardener wants to use. This article will help.

The Truth About Xeriscaping: Common Misconceptions Exposed

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Generally, when people say xeriscaping, the image of stones and arid environments comes to mind. There are numerous myths associated with xeriscaping. Learn what they are here.

The Gravel Myth Of Xeriscaping

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

When someone first discovers the idea of xericaping, they think there should be a vast amount of gravel incorporated into it. This is just not true. Learn more about this myth in the following article.

Irrigation Systems For Xeriscape Environments

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Unfortunately, much of the water dispersed through sprinklers and hoses evaporates before it ever reaches its intended source. This article will help with using more worthwhile irrigation systems.

Integrating Vegetables And Herbs Into The Xeriscape Garden

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Xeriscaping is the process of choosing plants which are compatible with the water conditions of a given area. Many herbs and veggies are suited for a xeriscape design. Learn about them here.

Drought-Tolerant Plants For Nearly Any Landscape

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Plants that naturally survive in your area are the ones best adapted to your soil, climate and rainfall. Drought-tolerant plants are good examples, and this article provides more information.

Drought-Tolerant Gardening: The Cheaper Landscape Alternative

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Do you want to protect your lawn and garden from the threat of drought? Then you should consider implementing drought-tolerant gardening practices. This article will help.

What Is Xeriscaping: A Beginner’s Lesson In Xeriscaped Landscapes

By Heather Rhoades

Bright green, water intensive gardens are fine for many gardeners but what if you live in a climate that sees very little in the way of rainfall? Xeriscaping may be the answer. Learn more here.

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