For the Garden 08.17.13

Thinking Drought Resistant,...add Your Favorite Plant...

Here at Flea Market Gardening, the topic came up on gardening in hot dry weather typical of summer conditions in much of the US. This is a gardening question endlessly discussed by those who live in really hot dry climates as well as areas that have just freak hot spells that devastate their gardens. So many of us are spending the months of July and August just trying to keep their plant babies alive. So,…What are the BEST garden plants in YOUR garden,…the best survivors and performers in the ‘time of hot and dry.’

To see more: http://www.fleamarketgardening.org/2012/08/09/thinking-drought-resistant-add-your-favorite-plant/

7 Comments Displaying 7 of 7 comments
  • Douglas Hunt New Smyrna Beach, FL
    Bulbine frutescens is a great plant for hot and dry.
  • Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    Crocosmia "Lucifer" and Sedum "Vera Jameson" take the heat and high humidity of our Delaware summers and still look spectacular!
  • Alexandra Arena Forest Hills, NY
    Beautiful & informative post, Flea Market Gardening!
  • Nepeta, lavender, rudbechia and baby's breath to name just a few.
  • Cynthia B Sebastian, FL
    Great Topic!
  • Thanks to those of you who named or showed a plant! Gives us more ideas to try. ~~ Sue
  • Flea Market Gardening When the heat kicks in here Oklahoma, Angelonia and lantana flourish.
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