Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.
A list of the plants that carry my garden through the tough days of August.
If you're ever in Holland, be sure to make a special visit to Amsterdam's famous Flower Market.
Many August bloomers are majestic erect plants that match the color of the sun and luxuriate in its heat.
If you love blue flowers, then Monkshood is the plant for you.
We are surprised and chagrined by the way weeds keep popping up no matter how vigilant we are. But we can also be surprised by the more decorative plants.