Intense sunlight can be brutal and harmful to most plants, causing them to wilt, shrink, and inevitably die off. Some plants, however, are built to withstand such extreme weather conditions. Succulents have heat-resistant, drought-tolerant, and water-retention properties and are highly recommended if you live in an area where the sun rarely takes a day off. Here are 6 succulent … [Read more...] about 6 Succulent Plants for Hot to Moderate Climate Gardens
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Don't let the summer kill your garden! It’s summertime! The temperatures are so hot, some roads are melting. Most people struggle to sleep at night without an air conditioning unit running at full force. And, your consumption of ice cream has tripled over the past few weeks. Every year, it’s the same: Everyone dreamed of summer in January, but now the warm weather has arrived, … [Read more...] about Don’t Let the Summer Kill Your Garden
In this hot season, we worry about the plants in our garden. Can they thrive in dry conditions or would they die off and put all our gardening efforts to waste? What if the season itself is not as much of a problem as the environment? Living in an arid area prone to long seasons of drought can pose a huge challenge to gardeners. The solution is easy...drought resistant … [Read more...] about Drought Resistant Plants
Are you a seasoned gardener? Or more of a beginner wanting to venture into the world of flora and fauna this new year? Maybe you're neither a veteran nor a novice, but someone who has been able to cultivate a satisfactory level of gardening skills and experience? Whichever category you fall into, before you get down and dirty in your gardens, it's best to check out the top 7 … [Read more...] about Top 7 Garden Trends for 2018 (And How They Add Value)
A while ago, I talked about plants that preferred a cool shade to the blazing heat of the sun's rays. For those worried about the bare shaded spots in their gardens, that article sure did provide one or two ideas. Today, however, we are having the opposite: plants that thrive in sunlight. RELATED POST: 18 Early Spring Flowers: A Comprehensive Guide When I say 'thrive', I mean … [Read more...] about 5 Annuals That Just Love the Sun!