The word derives from the Greek word xeros, which means dry.
Pretty and striped, Monarch caterpillars eat various species of milkweed, so plant lots of it to entice this butterfly to your garden.
Our native witch alders are wonderful additions to any garden.
At Mount Vernon, Washington created a beautiful American garden that befitted a true patriot.
Camassias are delightful when grouped together in the garden or in a vase.
This invasive legume was first planted in the United States as a control for erosion along highways and roadsides.
Invasive species have many bad habits. They hurt wildlife by smothering and destroying the plants our native creatures need for food and cover.
Our native sumacs have vibrant, colorful foliage in autumn, and yet they are often overlooked as shrubs for residential gardens.