A Drought-Tolerant Garden: Well rounded !

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A Drought-Tolerant Garden

By SongofJoy
February 10, 2012

The year 2011 was a violent weather year in the US, with at least 12 weather-related disasters exceeding a billion dollars in damage. Some say it was Earth's most extreme weather year since 1816. Much of the country suffered from record heat and drought . . . and so did the yards and gardens.

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Feb 10, 2012 7:52 PM CST
This article encouraged me to think of perennials and succulents as great anchors for my garden. We want to make things as interesting and lovely as possible in a garden without it being a source of constant labor. Good one ! I agree
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Feb 11, 2012 4:02 AM CST
Welcome! Thanks for posting, Debra ... good idea for a type of garden lay-out. That would work on several levels and has me thinking beyond the box as well. Thumbs up
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