The word derives from the Greek word xeros, which means dry.
Necessity is indeed the mother of invention, and circumstances shape our preferences and thus our plant collections.
Spring is the time to prepare for fall, so this month is a good time to think about your September garden.
Walls of plants, both indoors and out, are trendy, though they were actually featured by the Brazilian designer Roberto Burley Marks over 100 years ago.
Hot dry weather is a challenge for gardeners, who long for plants that don’t wilt in high summer.