If you live in the Southwest, there’s a good chance you know a thing or two about drought-tolerant gardening.
However, as the ongoing drought continues into 2016, you could probably use a few more tips on conserving water, adding drought-tolerant plants, and creating an overall water-wise garden.
We found a great interview over at Gardenista and thought we’d share it here with you today.
In order to create a beautiful drought-tolerant garden, you need to know a few things about gardening in the desert first.
Take a look at this interview with experts.
We’ve experienced record temperatures and severe drought several years running. To protect the water supply, our city and others have implemented irrigation restrictions. We find that the best way to water less is to do it more efficiently, such as by installing more drip irrigation systems and avoiding spray heads.
Let us know which of these tips was your favorite, and how you plan on putting your drought-tolerant gardening skills to use this year.
We’re always looking for new tips to feature here on the blog, so please let us know if you have your own ideas and methods to drought-tolerant gardening.