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Posts tagged drought tolerance

November 28, 2013

 

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The Euphorbia Species

Herbaceous perennials that can exist with minimal water include artemisia, coreopsis, sedum, yarrow, yucca and the euphorbia species.

May 24, 2012

 

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Ballerinas & Angels

It is hard to beat achillea, commonly called yarrow, in a hot dry garden site.

September 15, 2011

 

Morning glories

Vigorous Morning Glories

The plant will grow in relatively poor soil and once established is drought tolerant. All parts of the plant are poisonous so immune to foraging deer.

June 16, 2011

 

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Black Haw Is A Small And Versatile Tree

Black haw is native to woods and stream banks from Connecticut to Wisconsin and south to Texas and Georgia.

February 10, 2011

 

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Tap Roots: The Deeper The Better For Drought Tolerance

It is hard to transplant plants with taproots, so look for small new plants or offsets near an established plant and dig a deep circle around them.

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