Sunshine, precipitation, heat, cold, seasonal variations, altitude; all are critical considerations when planning and maintaining a successful garden. Knowing which plants do best in your climate, which conditions encourage growth, and how drought and other weather changes can affect what and how you grow is essential to wise gardeners. We discuss the issues — from hardiness zones and frost-tolerant plants to heat and drought-resistant gardens — important to every grower.
Protecting garden soil and starting vegetable seed outdoors in the dead of winter.
The new botanical garden located in Santa Fe, New Mexico is a combination of artful design and xeric plants.
Preparing for dry conditions this growing season will go along way towards reducing your losses as well as you water bill.