The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Rockery plants: Top 10 plants for an alpine rock garden

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Sloped front yard garden by sidewalk with drought tolerant succulent tapestry lawn substitute, Schneck Garden

Sloped front yard garden by sidewalk with drought tolerant succulent tapestry lawn substitute, Schneck Garden

Non-Invasive Ornamental Grasses | ... is a compact drought tolerant native grass | Ornamental Native Grass

Non-Invasive Ornamental Grasses | ... is a compact drought tolerant native grass | Ornamental Native Grass

This week, we continue our series on drought tolerant plants for certain styles of landscape, in partnership with Mooch Exterior Designs. Last week, we explored classic Tuscan plants for Spanish la...

This week, we continue our series on drought tolerant plants for certain styles of landscape, in partnership with Mooch Exterior Designs. Last week, we explored classic Tuscan plants for Spanish la...

Plant tapestry of ornamental onions seedheads (Allium), grasses, perennials, and shrubs in waterwise drought tolerant mixed border demonstration garden at Bellevue Botanic Garden, near Seattle Washington

Plant tapestry of ornamental onions seedheads (Allium), grasses, perennials, and shrubs in waterwise drought tolerant mixed border demonstration garden at Bellevue Botanic Garden, near Seattle Washington

Poor, dry soil? It’s no problem for snow-in-summer. This indomitable groundcover forms a low-growing mat of gray-green leaves that are smothered with starry white flowers in late spring and early summer. Snow-in-summer excels in sandy or clay soils. In addition to being drought tolerant, this fast-growing perennial is also deer and rabbit resistant. It’s one of the easiest-care perennial groundcovers. Care tip: Use snow-in-summer in rock walls, as erosion control on slopes, and in…

Drought-Tolerant Groundcovers

Poor, dry soil? It’s no problem for snow-in-summer. This indomitable groundcover forms a low-growing mat of gray-green leaves that are smothered with starry white flowers in late spring and early summer. Snow-in-summer excels in sandy or clay soils. In addition to being drought tolerant, this fast-growing perennial is also deer and rabbit resistant. It’s one of the easiest-care perennial groundcovers. Care tip: Use snow-in-summer in rock walls, as erosion control on slopes, and in…

Sedum Blue Pearl ('Sunsparkler') (PBR) - The colour of the fleshy foliage is reason enough to grow this drought-tolerant sun-lover, as it is a dusky shade of purple that intensifies as the summer progresses, providing a beautiful contrast to silvers and pinks. This plant is also valuable though for its long flowering season, producing small clusters of bright pink blooms, which are irrisistable to butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects.

Sedum Blue Pearl ('Sunsparkler') (PBR) - The colour of the fleshy foliage is reason enough to grow this drought-tolerant sun-lover, as it is a dusky shade of purple that intensifies as the summer progresses, providing a beautiful contrast to silvers and pinks. This plant is also valuable though for its long flowering season, producing small clusters of bright pink blooms, which are irrisistable to butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects.

Turn succulents into living wall art with this picture frame projects. Sempervivums, also known as hens and chicks, are the perfect drought-tolerant choice for this creative gardening project. This tutorial is an excerpt from the wonderful new book, Gardening on a Shoestring: 100 Fun Upcycled Garden Projects by Alex Mitchell.

Turn succulents into living wall art with this picture frame projects. Sempervivums, also known as hens and chicks, are the perfect drought-tolerant choice for this creative gardening project. This tutorial is an excerpt from the wonderful new book, Gardening on a Shoestring: 100 Fun Upcycled Garden Projects by Alex Mitchell.

Northern California drought-tolerant garden ~ grasses, artemisia, succulents, Russian sage, & verbena bonariensis

Planting: Drought Tolerant Garden

Northern California drought-tolerant garden ~ grasses, artemisia, succulents, Russian sage, & verbena bonariensis

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